RSS Generator 2.1.1 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Latvijas Valsts Prezidenta mājaslapa https://www.president.lv/ 50 jaunākās ziņas en Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Annual New Year’s Diplomatic Reception for foreign members of the diplomatic corps in the Riga Castle https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-annual-new-year-s-diplomatic-reception-for-foreign-members-of-the-diplomatic-corps-in-the-riga-castle-26103 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia and EC Vice-president discuss how to face European democracy and demographics Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Vice-president of the European Commission for democracy and demographics Dubravka Šuica in the Riga Castle. President and Vice-president mostly talked about ways of promoting civic engagement and involvement of European citizens in shaping Europe’s future, as well as demographic challenges facing Europe. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-ec-vice-president-discuss-how-to-face-european-democracy-and-demographics-26102 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU are important for Latvia Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits attended the meeting of heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union (EU) member states and candidate countries hosted by the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU. President underlined that Latvia supports the main priorities of Croatia’s first EU presidency. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-priorities-of-the-croatian-presidency-of-the-council-of-the-eu-are-important-for-latvia-26101 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia to personally meet with leading global economic actors President of Latvia Egils Levits will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos on 20-24 January. During the forum, Egils Levits will meet with leading global economic actors and discuss key factors contributing to sustainability of the European Union and the world. President of Latvia will also deliver speech at the panel ‘New Threats to Western Democracy’. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-to-personally-meet-with-leading-global-economic-actors-26100 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia meets with representatives of the Legal Science Research Institute On 15 January, during a meeting in the Riga Castle, President of Latvia Egils Levits and representatives of the Legal Science Research Institute discussed current initiatives of the association in promoting the rule of law in Latvia. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-with-representatives-of-the-legal-science-research-institute-26099 Wed, 15 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: elaboration of Public Service Media Governance Law is important for quality of democracy President of Latvia Egils Levits has submitted his comments on the draft Public Service Media Governance Law to the Saeima Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee which is currently preparing legislative initiative for the second reading in the parliament. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-elaboration-of-public-service-media-governance-law-is-important-for-quality-of-democracy-26097 Tue, 14 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia keen to learn more about skills enhancement and professional development of Latvian judges On 13 January, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the representatives of Latvian Judicial Training Centre (LJTC) in the Riga Castle to discuss the skills enhancement and professional development of Latvian judges. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-keen-to-learn-more-about-skills-enhancement-and-professional-development-of-latvian-judges-26096 Mon, 13 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: state must get involved in preservation of memory of 1991 Barricades Today, on 13 January, the President of Latvia Egils Levits visited the 1991 Barricades Museum. Egils Levits took a tour of the exhibition halls and met with members of the 1991 Barricades Society. Meeting focused on the future of the museum and the forthcoming 30th Anniversary of Barricades. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-state-must-get-involved-in-preservation-of-memory-of-1991-barricades-26095 Mon, 13 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the 100th Anniversary Concert of the Latvian Academy of Music https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-100th-anniversary-concert-of-the-latvian-academy-of-music-26094 Sat, 11 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: Latvia needs coherent institutional response On 10 January, the President of Latvia Egils Levits and the First Lady Andra Levite visited the State Social Care Centre ‘Riga’ at 31 Kapseļu Street. They took a tour of exhibition space, met with children and staff, and took part in a discussion on current social care priorities with social workers and families raising children with disabilities. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-needs-coherent-institutional-response-26092 Fri, 10 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, during the commemoration at the Jaškova Brethren Cemetery https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-during-the-commemoration-at-the-jaskova-brethren-cemetery-26091 Thu, 09 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Viļaka Roman Catholic Church https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-vilaka-roman-catholic-church-26090 Thu, 09 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: a strong information space is the basic element of social processes in any democracy Today, to draw attention to national border integrity, strengthening of information space and rural development, the President of Latvia Egils Levits visited Latgale. President took part in a special ceremony commemorating the centenary of War of Independence in Latgale and those who participated in battles held in Viļaka. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-a-strong-information-space-is-the-basic-element-of-social-processes-in-any-democracy-26089 Thu, 09 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 Foreign ambassadors present their credentials to the President of Latvia On 7 January, President of Latvia, Egils Levits, hosted a credentials-presentation ceremony at the Riga Castle for His Excellency Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay Mr Pablo Alberto Porro Lancieri and Her Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines Ms Leah Basinang-Ruiz. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/foreign-ambassadors-present-their-credentials-to-the-president-of-latvia-26087 Tue, 07 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia meets with the Head of the Financial and Capital Market Commission Santa Purgaile On 6 January, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Head of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) Santa Purgaile in the Riga Castle to discuss the developments in Latvia’s financial sector. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-with-the-head-of-the-financial-and-capital-market-commission-santa-purgaile-26086 Mon, 06 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: Bank of Latvia is in capable hands The President of Latvia Egils Levits and the newly appointed Governor of the Bank of Latvia Mārtiņš Kazāks met at the Riga Castle to discuss the current agenda of the central bank. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-bank-of-latvia-is-in-capable-hands-26085 Mon, 06 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, on the New Year’s Eve https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-on-the-new-year-s-eve-26082 Wed, 01 Jan 2020 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the ‘Pride of Latvia’ Award Ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-pride-of-latvia-award-ceremony-26081 Fri, 27 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Gala Concert of ‘Angels above Latvia’ charity campaign https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-gala-concert-of-angels-above-latvia-charity-campaign-26080 Mon, 23 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the European of the Year in Latvia Award Ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-european-of-the-year-in-latvia-award-ceremony-26078 Fri, 20 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Concluding remarks of the President of Latvia Egils Levits after the final discussion of ‘Governance in higher education: courage to change’ series https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/concluding-remarks-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-after-the-final-discussion-of-governance-in-higher-education-courage-to-change-series-26077 Fri, 20 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the 2019 Latvian Sport Awards Ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-2019-latvian-sport-awards-ceremony-26076 Fri, 20 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Statement of the President of Latvia Egils Levits at the press conference following the meeting of Baltic heads of state https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/statement-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-press-conference-following-the-meeting-of-baltic-heads-of-state-26074 Tue, 17 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: child development needs to become a horizontal priority Today, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with representatives of the Cross-sectoral Coordination Centre (CSCC) in the Riga castle to discuss the national development agenda for children’s rights, education, welfare and health. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-child-development-needs-to-become-a-horizontal-priority-26073 Mon, 16 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the First Lady of the Republic of Latvia, Andra Levite, at the Latgale Prayer Breakfast of Central Latgale Pan-regional Foundation https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-first-lady-of-the-republic-of-latvia-andra-levite-at-the-latgale-prayer-breakfast-of-central-latgale-pan-regional-foundation-26072 Fri, 13 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia meets with sworn bailiffs On 12 December, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Council of Latvian Sworn Bailiffs in the Riga Castle to discuss the current professional priorities of bailiffs and ways of ensuring faster, more efficient and transparent enforcement of court judgements. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-meets-with-sworn-bailiffs-26071 Thu, 12 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia and FICIL discuss how to promote Latvia’s competitiveness On 12 December, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia in the Riga Castle to discuss current industry trends and vision of foreign investors and entrepreneurs for boosting the competitiveness and attractiveness of Latia as investment target. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-ficil-discuss-how-to-promote-latvia-s-competitiveness-26070 Thu, 12 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia presents Certificate of Merit to Viktors Avotiņš On 12 December, in a ceremony taking place in the Riga Castle, the President of Latvia Egils Levits presented the Certificate of Merit for notable contribution in founding of Popular Front of Latvia to Viktors Avotiņš. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-certificate-of-merit-to-viktors-avotins-26069 Thu, 12 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Progress with EU’s Eastern Partnership discussed at the Riga Castle Today, the President of Latvia met with Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, in the Riga Castle. President of Latvia and Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister discussed EU’s Eastern Partnership, bilateral relations between Latvia and Azerbaijan, mutual cooperation in the framework of international organisations and current foreign policy priorities. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/progress-with-eu-s-eastern-partnership-discussed-at-the-riga-castle-26068 Thu, 12 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia at the inauguration of Central Museum Repository https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-at-the-inauguration-of-central-museum-repository-26066 Wed, 11 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: family is an important link of lineage, generation and the whole nation On 10 December, the President of Latvia Egils Levits and the First Lady Andra Levite hosted a Christmas event at the Riga Castle. 18 families from different regions and cities of Latvia were invited to join the President and the First Lady in lighting the Christmas Tree in a ceremony in the yard of the Riga Castle. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-family-is-an-important-link-of-lineage-generation-and-the-whole-nation-26065 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia, Egils Levits, reviews clemency appeals of 19 convicted persons On 10 December, the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, considered clemency appeals of 19 convicted persons. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-egils-levits-reviews-clemency-appeals-of-19-convicted-persons-26064 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Foreign ambassadors present their credentials to the President of Latvia https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/foreign-ambassadors-present-their-credentials-to-the-president-of-latvia-26063 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Presidents of the Baltic countries to meet in Riga to look back at the NATO summit and discuss regional projects President of Latvia Egils Levits has invited his Baltic counterparts to visit Riga on 17 December for a joint meeting in the Riga Castle. Meeting between all three heads of state of Baltic countries will focus on progress in scope of regional projects and outcomes of recent NATO London Summit. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/presidents-of-the-baltic-countries-to-meet-in-riga-to-look-back-at-the-nato-summit-and-discuss-regional-projects-26062 Tue, 10 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Application for 2020 permanent media accreditation to the Riga Castle is open Chancery of the President of Latvia announces the application for 2020 permanent media accreditation to the Riga Castle. Application deadline: 17:00, 3 January 2020. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/application-for-2020-permanent-media-accreditation-to-the-riga-castle-is-open-26061 Mon, 09 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: NATO is the only choice in terms of guaranteeing transatlantic security President of Latvia Egils Levits, who is attending the NATO London Summit today, called for joint effort of all member states of the Alliance in tackling the emerging global geopolitical, technological and information space challenges. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-nato-is-the-only-choice-in-terms-of-guaranteeing-transatlantic-security-26060 Wed, 04 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: Latvia and Canada share the same vision on transatlantic security and global challenges Today, the President of Latvia met with the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau in London where both leaders are attending the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government, which takes place in the capital of the UK on 3-4 December. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-and-canada-share-the-same-vision-on-transatlantic-security-and-global-challenges-26059 Tue, 03 Dec 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia Egils Levits at the 100th Black coffee soiree at the Riga Castle https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-100th-black-coffee-soiree-at-the-riga-castle-26057 Sat, 30 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Series of solidarity public conversations kicks off at the Riga Castle with 60 different generation public representatives On 29 November, series of public conversations on solidarity opened at the Riga Castle with a breakout session ‘Latvian nation and cohesive Latvian state’. Brainstorming session was attended by 60 different generation public representatives of various areas: research, advocacy, policymaking, media, education, music, military and defence, schools and universities, professional associations and NGOs https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/series-of-solidarity-public-conversations-kicks-off-at-the-riga-castle-with-60-different-generation-public-representatives-26056 Fri, 29 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: Slovakia and Latvia share same ambitions and challenges Today, the President of Latvia Egils Levits received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovakia, H. E. Mr Peter Pellegrini at the Riga Castle. President and Prime Minister highlighted the importance of the visit from the bilateral point of view as it will help further the relations on a bilateral level and in the format of the EU, NATO and the UN. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-slovakia-and-latvia-share-same-ambitions-and-challenges-26054 Fri, 29 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Call for media accreditation to Black coffee soiree This is a Chancery of the President of Latvia call for media accreditation to the Black coffee soiree. The event honouring the fallen soldiers of the War of Independence and marking the 100 years since establishment of the Latvian Military Academy will be hosted by the President of Latvia at the Riga Castle for the first time on Sunday, 30 November. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/call-for-media-accreditation-to-black-coffee-soiree-26053 Wed, 27 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Nordic and Baltic digital transformation discussed at the Riga Castle Today, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with ministers of the Nordic and Baltic countries to discuss the digital transformation in the region. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/nordic-and-baltic-digital-transformation-discussed-at-the-riga-castle-26052 Wed, 27 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia and students of the largest Belgian university discuss the future of democracy On 26 November, the President of Latvia Egils Levits, who is currently on a working visit to Brussels, visited Catholic University of Leuven, which is the oldest catholic university in the world and Belgium’s biggest university. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-students-of-the-largest-belgian-university-discuss-the-future-of-democracy-26050 Tue, 26 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: EU should lead the world towards climate neutrality On 25 November, the President of Latvia Egils Levits paid working visit to Brussels and met with newly elected President of the European Council Charles Michel to discuss the security and defence of Europe, climate policy and multi-annual financial framework of the European Union (EU). Charles Michel showed great interest in President Levits’ take on the current context in Europe and the world. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-eu-should-lead-the-world-towards-climate-neutrality-26049 Mon, 25 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia: NATO has been successful for 70 years due to strong transatlantic bond On 25 November, the President of Latvia Egils Levits paid working visit to Brussels and met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. Meeting focused on preparations for the meeting of NATO leaders in London and current agenda of the Alliance, including policies aimed at strengthening deterrence and defence, more equal burden-sharing within the Alliance. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-nato-has-been-successful-for-70-years-due-to-strong-transatlantic-bond-26048 Mon, 25 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia acknowledges Court Administration’s efforts in modernising courts and developing e-services On 22 November, the President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the leadership of the Court Administration in the Riga Castle to discuss the past work and future plans for modernising courts and development of e-services. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-acknowledges-court-administration-s-efforts-in-modernising-courts-and-developing-e-services-26047 Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Current national foreign, defence and security policy agenda discussed at the Riga Castle President of Latvia Egils Levits had several meetings with in-depth discussions on current foreign, defence and security policy agenda at the Riga Castle today. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/current-national-foreign-defence-and-security-policy-agenda-discussed-at-the-riga-castle-26046 Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia to launch a series of public conversations about solidarity President of Latvia Egils Levits announces a series of solidarity public conversations to promote solidarity across Latvia. Solidarity is one of the priorities of Egils Levits’ presidency. Solidarity public conversations series will look at various dimensions of solidarity – reduction of social inequality, environmental solidarity, intergenerational solidarity and inclusive society. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-to-launch-a-series-of-public-conversations-about-solidarity-26045 Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 President of Latvia goes to Brussels to meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the newly elected President of the European Council Charles Michel On 25-26, the President of Latvia Egils Levits will pay a working visit to Brussels and meet with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the newly elected President of the European Council Charles Michel to discuss the current agenda of NATO and the European Union. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-goes-to-brussels-to-meet-with-nato-secretary-general-jens-stoltenberg-and-the-newly-elected-president-of-the-european-council-charles-michel-26044 Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Red Jackets Latvian export sector prize award ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-red-jackets-latvian-export-sector-prize-award-ceremony-26043 Fri, 22 Nov 2019 03:49:19 +0200