RSS Generator 2.1.1 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Latvijas Valsts Prezidenta mājaslapa http://www.president.lv/ 50 jaunākās ziņas en President of Latvia and President of Romania discuss the common position of the two countries in NATO and EU On 22 October, the President of Latvia Egils Levits who is currently on a working visit to Japan met with the President of Romania, H. E. Mr Klaus Werner Iohannis, to exchange views on the agenda of the European Union (EU), NATO and other current challenges. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-president-of-romania-discuss-the-common-position-of-the-two-countries-in-nato-and-eu-25993 Tue, 22 Oct 2019 22:44:35 +0300 President of Latvia meets with Latvian diaspora of Japan On 21 October, the President of Latvia Egils Levits who is currently on a working visit to Japan together with the First Lady Andra Levite met with Latvian community living in Japan, Japanese mixed choir 'Gaisma' (Light) and students studying Latvian. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-with-latvian-diaspora-of-japan-25992 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 22:44:35 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of book 'Courts and public relations. Relationship between public opinion, media and justice' https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-opening-of-book-courts-and-public-relations-relationship-between-public-opinion-media-and-justice-25991 Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia attends the Coronation of the Emperor of Japan President of Latvia Egils Levits will pay a working visit to Tokyo (Japan) on 21-25 October. While visiting Japan the President of Latvia will attend the Coronation of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako and other events at the Imperial Palace. President will also have several bilateral meetings. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-attends-the-coronation-of-the-emperor-of-japan-25990 Fri, 18 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia meets Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry On 17 October, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt H. E. Mr Sameh Shoukry, in the Riga Castle. This is the first time in the history of Latvia-Egypt bilateral relations that Egypt’s Foreign Minister has visited Latvia. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-egypt-s-foreign-minister-sameh-shoukry-25988 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia Egils Levits at the Latvian Athletic Association President’s Cup award ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-latvian-athletic-association-president-s-cup-award-ceremony-25987 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of the Latvian Educational Leadership Association conference https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-opening-of-the-latvian-educational-leadership-association-conference-25986 Thu, 17 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the University of Latvia Faculty of Law 100thanniversary celebration https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-university-of-latvia-faculty-of-law-100thanniversary-celebration-25985 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Statement of the President of Latvia at the joint press conference of the official visit of the President of Ukraine to Latvia https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/statement-of-the-president-of-latvia-at-the-joint-press-conference-of-the-official-visit-of-the-president-of-ukraine-to-latvia-25984 Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: Latvia welcomes Kyrgyzstan’s efforts in building closer ties Today, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament) of the Kyrgyz Republic, H.E. Mr Dastanbek Dzhumabekov, in the Riga Castle. Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh is currently on an official visit in Latvia. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-welcomes-kyrgyzstan-s-efforts-in-building-closer-ties-25982 Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of Volume X of ‘State and language’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-opening-of-volume-x-of-state-and-language-25981 Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Foreign ambassadors present their credentials to the President of Latvia On 15 October, President of Latvia, Egils Levits, hosted a credentials-presentation ceremony at the Riga Castle for His Excellency Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See, Archbishop Petar Rajič, His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kuwait, Mr Najeeb Abdulrahman Albader, and His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Montenegro, Dr. Budimir Šegrt. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/foreign-ambassadors-present-their-credentials-to-the-president-of-latvia-25980 Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: quality of democracy and civic responsibility are intertwined In an address during the Riga Conference 2019 discussion moderated by expert and observer Edward Lucas, the President of Latvia Egils Levits invited to consider the relationship between quality of democracy, will and the responsibility of the people. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-quality-of-democracy-and-civic-responsibility-are-intertwined-25979 Sat, 12 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: technological progress involves foreign policy, security and other challenges Today, President of Latvia took part in the meeting between heads of state of 13 European Union parliamentary republics, the so-called ‘Arraiolos group’. In his speech Egils Levits underlined that along with European security there should also be strong focus on cyber security, climate change and future of small languages. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-technological-progress-involves-foreign-policy-security-and-other-challenges-25978 Fri, 11 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis presents the Medal of Honour and Benefaction of the City of Athens to the President of Latvia Egils Levits President of Latvia Egils Levits is currently in Athens where he attends the 15th Meeting of the Arraiolos Group on 10-11 October. Today, during the meeting with the Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis, President Levits was presented with the Medal of Honour of the City of Athens. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/mayor-of-athens-kostas-bakoyannis-presents-the-medal-of-honour-and-benefaction-of-the-city-of-athens-to-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-25977 Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to pay official visit to Latvia President of Ukraine H. E. Mr Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the First Lady of Ukraine, Mrs Olena Zelenska, will pay official visit to Latvia on 16 October. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-ukraine-volodymyr-zelenskyy-to-pay-official-visit-to-latvia-25976 Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Egils Levits and Andreas Norlén: we share the same position on vital issues for Europe Today, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, welcomed the Speaker of the Parliament of the Kingdom of Sweden (Riksdag), HE Mr Andreas Norlén, and Swedish parliamentary delegation to the Riga Castle. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/egils-levits-and-andreas-norlen-we-share-the-same-position-on-vital-issues-for-europe-25975 Wed, 09 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia and Latvian Pensioners Federation: seniors play a significant role in Latvia Today, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Latvian Pensioners Federation (LPF) in the Riga Castle. LPF represents 130 organisations and around 28,000 individuals across Latvia. President of Latvia thanked LPF for its activities and praised the members of the federation for their active civil position. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-latvian-pensioners-federation-seniors-play-a-significant-role-in-latvia-25973 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia highlights the role of foreign honorary consuls in promoting diplomatic ties of Latvia On 8 October, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with honorary consuls of the Association of Consular Corps in Latvia in the Riga Castle to discuss more active cooperation between the Association and state institutions. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-highlights-the-role-of-foreign-honorary-consuls-in-promoting-diplomatic-ties-of-latvia-25972 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Meeting at the Riga Castle: no divide between the capital and the rest of the country is good for all inhabitants of Riga and Latvia Today, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Mayor of Riga Oļegs Burovs in the Riga Castle to discuss a broad range of issues related to Riga and cooperation between government institutions and the city administration. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/meeting-at-the-riga-castle-no-divide-between-the-capital-and-the-rest-of-the-country-is-good-for-all-inhabitants-of-riga-and-latvia-25971 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia approves the new State Heraldry Commission On 18 September 2019, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, announced the new line-up of the State Heraldry Commission (SHC). According to the SHC Statutes, it is comprised of nine experts with background in heraldry, history, art and legal science. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-approves-the-new-state-heraldry-commission-25970 Tue, 08 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the conference ‘‘Fight for independence and recognition of Latvia. Crossed European perspectives’ at Latvian War Museum https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-conference-fight-for-independence-and-recognition-of-latvia-crossed-european-perspectives-at-latvian-war-museum-25968 Mon, 07 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: Latvia’s financial sector has made notable changes in its modus operandi Today, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, welcomed representatives of Finance Latvia to the Riga Castle for a discussion on current priorities of the financial sector and detailed progress with implementation of Moneyval recommendations. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-s-financial-sector-has-made-notable-changes-in-its-modus-operandi-25967 Mon, 07 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: agreement on party financing model and fiscal accountability has been reached Today, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, met with the representatives of political parties forming the government (Cabinet of Ministers) in the Riga Castle to discuss the state budget, public service media and party financing. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-agreement-on-party-financing-model-and-fiscal-accountability-has-been-reached-25966 Mon, 07 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the conference “ICEBREAKERS ’19” https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-conference-icebreakers-19-25965 Fri, 04 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the First Lady of Latvia, Mrs Andra Levite, at the first Latvian forum of cancer patients and their relatives ‘Facing cancer together without fear’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-first-lady-of-latvia-mrs-andra-levite-at-the-first-latvian-forum-of-cancer-patients-and-their-relatives-facing-cancer-together-without-fear-25964 Fri, 04 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia presents Certificate of Merit to Metropolitan of Riga and all Latvia Alexander in honour of His Eminence’s 80th birthday On 4 October, the President of Latia, Egils Levits, welcomed Metropolitan of Riga and all Latvia Alexander to the Riga Castle to present His Eminence Certificate of Merit in honour of Metropolitan Alexander’s 80th birthday. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-certificate-of-merit-to-metropolitan-of-riga-and-all-latvia-alexander-in-honour-of-his-eminence-s-80th-birthday-25963 Fri, 04 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: debate on the use of the official language in science must be encouraged Today, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits met with professor and previous chair of the Official Language Commission Dr. habil. philol. Andrejs Veisbergs to discuss the current developments with regard to the official language. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-debate-on-the-use-of-the-official-language-in-science-must-be-encouraged-25962 Fri, 04 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: Latvia is the talent superpower The President of Latvia, Egils Levits, welcomed the participants of international science olympiads and their teachers in the Riga Castle today for award ceremony recognising their world class performance. The event was aligned with the forthcoming Teachers’ Day. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-is-the-talent-superpower-25961 Fri, 04 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: Latvia and Lithuania share the same strategic vision on electricity networks President of Latvia Egils Levits paid a working visit to Lithuania today and met with the President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda to discuss the bilateral relations between the two countries and positions on regional energy supply and other issues. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-and-lithuania-share-the-same-strategic-vision-on-electricity-networks-25960 Thu, 03 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the conference “Kiberšahs 2019” https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-conference-kibersahs-2019-25959 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia and Ombudsman highlight social justice On 2 October, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Ombudsman Juris Jansons in the Riga castle to exchange views on a wide range of issues linked to human rights, constitutional rights and sustainable development. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-ombudsman-highlight-social-justice-25958 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of the annual board meeting of World Federation of Free Latvians https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-opening-of-the-annual-board-meeting-of-world-federation-of-free-latvians-25957 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: strong public service media is one of the cornerstones of democracy in Latvia and the whole Europe https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-strong-public-service-media-is-one-of-the-cornerstones-of-democracy-in-latvia-and-the-whole-europe-25956 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia appoints new Chapter of Orders President of Latvia Egils Levits has appointed new Chapter of Orders as required by the Paragraph 42 of National Orders and Decorations Law. Its new Chancellor is Commander of the Great Cross of the Order of Three Stars, Ms Sarmīte Ēlerte. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-appoints-new-chapter-of-orders-25955 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia presents Letter of Credence to Latvia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates On 2 October, President of Latvia, Egils Levits, invited Latvia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates, HE Mr Atis Sjanīts, to the Riga Castle for ceremonious presentation of Letter of Credence. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-letter-of-credence-to-latvia-s-ambassador-extraordinary-and-plenipotentiary-to-the-united-arab-emirates-25953 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, to the Cabinet of Ministers https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-to-the-cabinet-of-ministers-25954 Tue, 01 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia urges the Saeima to designate the 17 March as National Resistance Movement Day and establish an Official Language Day on the 15 October On 1 October, the President of Latvia Egils Levits sent his opinion on changes in the proposed amendments to the Law on public holidays, remembrance days and national holidays to the Saeima Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee. President proposes to designate the 17 March as National Resistance Movement Day and the 15 October as Official Language Day. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-urges-the-saeima-to-designate-the-17-march-as-national-resistance-movement-day-and-establish-an-official-language-day-on-the-15-october-25952 Tue, 01 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia: re-emigration benefits from labour shortage, wage increase and Brexit During the meeting with the World Federation of Free Latvians (WFFL), President of Latvia, Egils Levits, underlined that labour shortage faced by Latvia, further wage increase and Brexit are all mong factors supporting the re-emigration. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-re-emigration-benefits-from-labour-shortage-wage-increase-and-brexit-25950 Tue, 01 Oct 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia underlines that all Latvia’s municipalities should offer equal opportunities On 30 September, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, visited Ipiķi municipality and met with local farming and cultural sector, and inhabitants of Estonian town Mõisaküla. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-underlines-that-all-latvia-s-municipalities-should-offer-equal-opportunities-25949 Mon, 30 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Ceremonial Meeting of University of Latvia Senate https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-ceremonial-meeting-of-university-of-latvia-senate-25948 Mon, 30 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia meets with students and professors of Princeton University On 27 September, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, visited one of the most prestigious universities in the United States and the world, Princeton University. This was the last official event of President's visit to the United States of America (USA). https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-with-students-and-professors-of-princeton-university-25947 Fri, 27 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia Egils Levits addresses the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development Goals: Latvia needs to harness the potential of climate change policies and the circular economy across sectors On 25 September, while attending the UN General Assembly in New York, President of Latvia Egils Levits took part in the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development Goals: 6th leaders dialogue: The 2020-2030 Vision and presented the progress in adoption of Latvia’s National Development Plan 2027 (NDP 2027). https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-egils-levits-addresses-the-united-nations-summit-on-sustainable-development-goals-latvia-needs-to-harness-the-potential-of-climate-change-policies-and-the-circular-economy-across-sectors-25946 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development Goals: 6th leaders dialogue: The 2020-2030 Vision https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-united-nations-summit-on-sustainable-development-goals-6th-leaders-dialogue-the-2020-2030-vision-25945 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia meets with Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili On 25 September, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, who is currently at the UN General Assembly in New York, met with President of Georgia, HE Ms Salome Zourabichvili, to discuss the excellent bilateral relations, UN agenda and current affairs of Council of Europe. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-with-georgian-president-salome-zourabichvili-25944 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia discusses ways of intensifying Baltic-Nordic cooperation with Prime Minister of Norway On 25 September, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, who is currently at the UN General Assembly in New York, met with Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, HE Ms Erna Solberg. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-discusses-ways-of-intensifying-baltic-nordic-cooperation-with-prime-minister-of-norway-25943 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the United Nations General Assembly general debate in New York https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-united-nations-general-assembly-general-debate-in-new-york-25942 Tue, 24 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia deposits Declaration recognising as compulsory the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice at the UN On 24 September, while attending the UN general Assembly in New York, President of Latvia, Egils Levits, deposited declaration which confirms that Latvia is now under the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-deposits-declaration-recognising-as-compulsory-the-jurisdiction-of-the-international-court-of-justice-at-the-un-25939 Tue, 24 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 Bilateral meetings of the President of Latvia focused on important issues for Moldova and Austria On 23 September, the President of Latvia, who is currently at the UN General Assembly in New York, met with President of Moldova, HE Mr Igor Dodon, and President of Austria, HE Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/bilateral-meetings-of-the-president-of-latvia-focused-on-important-issues-for-moldova-and-austria-25938 Mon, 23 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300 President of Latvia and President of Croatia discuss regional cooperation President of Latvia, Egils Levits, met with President of Croatia, HE Ms Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, today in New York where both heads of state are attending the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Presidents of Croatia and Latvia discussed the European Union (EU) affairs, NATO agenda and bilateral relations. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-president-of-croatia-discuss-regional-cooperation-25937 Mon, 23 Sep 2019 22:44:36 +0300