as well as Other Development Planning Documents The Guidelines have been elaborated with due regard to Articles 2, 4, 91, 98, 99, 101, 102 and 114 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia.
The Guidelines have been elaborated with due regard to Paragraph 8.1 of the tasks targeted by the Action Plan of the Cabinet led by Valdis Dombrovskis.
The Guidelines are elaborated in accordance with the EU, CE and other binding international legislation:
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions. European Agenda for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals;132
EU common framework for the inclusion of the Romas;133
Communication from the Commission concerning an EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020 (05.04.2011);134
EU Council conclusions on an EU framework for national Roma integration strategies up to 2020;135
Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin;136
Council Directive 2003/86/EC of 22 September 2003 on the right to family reunification;138
Council Directive 2003/109/EC of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents139;
Council Directive 2004/83/EC of 29 April 2004 on minimum standards for the qualification and status of third-country nationals or stateless persons as refugees or as persons who otherwise need international protection and the content of the protection;
Resolution of the European Parliament on the situation in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania adopted 13 January 1983.
The Guidelines have been developed taking into account the following international instruments binding for Latvia:
The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948140;
The European Human Rights Convention of 1950141;
The UN Convention on refugee status of 1951;
The European Social Charter of 1961;
The UN International Convention on All Forms of Racial Discrimination of 1965142;
The UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of 1966143;
The UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of 1966144;