RSS Generator 2.1.1 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Latvijas Valsts Prezidenta mājaslapa https://www.president.lv/ 50 jaunākās ziņas en National Library of Latvia invites President Levits to become the patron of the 500th anniversary of the first book published in Latvian President of Latvia Egils Levits and First Lady Andra Levite visited the National Library of Latvia to symbolically mark President’s first year in office. President and Library staff discussed the role of human sciences and digital technologies in modernising Latvia as a state. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/national-library-of-latvia-invites-president-levits-to-become-the-patron-of-the-500th-anniversary-of-the-first-book-published-in-latvian-26312 Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia Egils Levits will launch a series of discussions on historical Latvian lands in Sēlija On Friday, 10 July, President of Latvia Egils Levits will visit Sēlija as a part of a series of visits to historical Latvian lands leading up to submission of legislative proposal to Saeima. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-egils-levits-will-launch-a-series-of-discussions-on-historical-latvian-lands-in-selija-26311 Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Latvia and Armenia confirm commitment to EU Eastern Partnership and cooperation in IT and agriculture President of Latvia Egils Levits and President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian discussed the response of both countries to COVID-19 pandemic and future cooperation between Latvia and Armenia during a videoconference call today. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/latvia-and-armenia-confirm-commitment-to-eu-eastern-partnership-and-cooperation-in-it-and-agriculture-26310 Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia presents letters of credence to Latvian ambassadors to other countries and international organisations https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-letters-of-credence-to-latvian-ambassadors-to-other-countries-and-international-organisations-26309 Tue, 07 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Thank you, healthcare professionals: a special concert ‘Together’ to take place at the Riga Castle To thank medical workers who worked tirelessly during the Covid-19 pandemic to help our society, healthcare professionals are invited to a special concert ‘Together’ on 16 July. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/thank-you-healthcare-professionals-a-special-concert-together-to-take-place-at-the-riga-castle-26308 Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of exhibition ‘Rihards Zariņš: through rustle of Latvian forests’ at the Latvian National Museum of Art https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-opening-of-exhibition-rihards-zarins-through-rustle-of-latvian-forests-at-the-latvian-national-museum-of-art-26307 Fri, 03 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia, Egils Levits, reviews clemency appeals of 14 convicted persons On 3 July, President of Latvia Egils Levits considered clemency appeals of 14 convicted persons. No pardons were granted. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-egils-levits-reviews-clemency-appeals-of-14-convicted-persons-26306 Fri, 03 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: protection of children must become a part of broader family support framework On 1 July, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with administration of NGO ‘Centre Dardedze’ and Cross-Sectoral Coordination Centre in the Riga Castle to discuss child protection and well-being challenges in Latvia. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-protection-of-children-must-become-a-part-of-broader-family-support-framework-26303 Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia applauds the global excellence of Latvian students On 1 July, President of Latvia Egils met with University of Latvia (LU) Faculty of Law Student team, winners of the European Commission and European Law Students' Association European human rights moot court competition who competed against 68 other teams from 33 European countries, in the Riga Castle. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-applauds-the-global-excellence-of-latvian-students-26302 Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis presents Solomon Hiller Medal to the President of Latvia On 29 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits visited the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (LOSI) to receive Solomon Hiller Medal, an award honouring scientific achievements and contribution to development of science, instituted by LOSI Scientific Board in 1990. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/latvian-institute-of-organic-synthesis-presents-solomon-hiller-medal-to-the-president-of-latvia-26300 Mon, 29 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Levits and Kaljulaid: close cooperation between Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia during Covid-19 outbreak is a European success story Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid in Sāmsala (Saaremaa) to discuss the successful cooperation between the Baltic countries in curbing the spread of Coronavirus and various European Union and international priorities. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/levits-and-kaljulaid-close-cooperation-between-latvia-lithuania-and-estonia-during-covid-19-outbreak-is-a-european-success-story-26299 Thu, 25 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia Egils Levits at the Latvian National Defence Academy graduation ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-latvian-national-defence-academy-graduation-ceremony-26297 Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Jāņi greetings from the President of Latvia Egils Levits https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/jani-greetings-from-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-26296 Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Presidents of Latvia and Estonia will meet to discuss regional cooperation in recovery from Coronavirus pandemic and current international situation https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/presidents-of-latvia-and-estonia-will-meet-to-discuss-regional-cooperation-in-recovery-from-coronavirus-pandemic-and-current-international-situation-26295 Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Press statement by the President of Latvia Egils Levits on the Administrative-Territorial Reform https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/press-statement-by-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-on-the-administrative-territorial-reform-26294 Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: diaspora culture and art reflects the historic reality of Latvians and their place in the world Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits visited Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum field exhibition ‘Vēveri’ in Vecpiebalga in scope of his campaign ‘Support Latvian museums and cultural space’. President invites everyone to find time to visit the museum, which is ‘one of the symbols of national heritage, traditional lifestyle and our perception of beauty’. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-diaspora-culture-and-art-reflects-the-historic-reality-of-latvians-and-their-place-in-the-world-26292 Thu, 18 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, to members of the Saeima at the closing sitting of spring session https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-to-members-of-the-saeima-at-the-closing-sitting-of-spring-session-26291 Thu, 18 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia continues to explore national cultural space in Vidzeme On Thursday, 18 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits will visit Vecpiebalga and Cēsis in scope of his campaign ‘Support Latvian museums and cultural space’. He will visit several museums and meet with members of Cēsis Regional Council and Cēsis Chapter of Latvian association of the politically repressed persons. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-continues-to-explore-national-cultural-space-in-vidzeme-26290 Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia and OECD: Latvia needs a comprehensive housing strategy built around quality, sustainability and innovation On 17 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits had a virtual meeting with José Ángel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, who presented the main findings of OECD study ‘Affordable housing in Latvia’. Egils Levits and José Ángel Gurría discussed the role of OECD in tackling the Coronavirus crisis, current OECD economic outlook and previous Latvia-OECD cooperation. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-oecd-latvia-needs-a-comprehensive-housing-strategy-built-around-quality-sustainability-and-innovation-26289 Wed, 17 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic presents her credentials to the President of Latvia On 16 June, President of Latvia, Egils Levits, hosted a credentials-presentation ceremony at the Riga Castle for Her Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic Ms Aurélie Royet-Gounin. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/ambassador-extraordinary-and-plenipotentiary-of-the-french-republic-presents-her-credentials-to-the-president-of-latvia-26288 Tue, 16 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: Latvia needs Academy for Judges and Prosecutors Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Aigars Strupišs, the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC) who assumed his duties today, and Ivars Bičkovičs, the outgoing Chief Justice. After congratulating Chief Justice Strupišs, President Levits wished him successful tenure in this important position. He also thanked Ivars Bičkovičs for long years of service. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-needs-academy-for-judges-and-prosecutors-26287 Tue, 16 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: higher education reform is strategically important On 16 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with members of the Saeima Education, Culture and Science Committee in the Riga Castle to discuss the implementation of higher education reform and identify the next steps in the reform process. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-higher-education-reform-is-strategically-important-26286 Tue, 16 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: implementation of Rail Baltica project should be a higher political priority Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Agnis Drīksna, RB Rail Chairman of the Board, in the Riga Castle to discuss the current progress in implementation of Rail Baltica, the biggest infrastructure project in the Baltics. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-implementation-of-rail-baltica-project-should-be-a-higher-political-priority-26285 Tue, 16 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at Masļenki tragedy 80th anniversary remembrance event in Baltinava https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-maslenki-tragedy-80th-anniversary-remembrance-event-in-baltinava-26284 Mon, 15 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: genocide and crimes of communist regime have no statute of limitations On 14 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits marked Remembrance Day to the Victims of Communist Genocide by hosting deportees who returned from Siberia and pupils who took part in ‘Children of Siberia’ competition for schools at Riga Castle, as well as laid flowers by the Freedom Monument. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-genocide-and-crimes-of-communist-regime-have-no-statute-of-limitations-26283 Sun, 14 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: exit from Covid-19 crisis must be marked by greater focus on promotion of exports and productivity that lead to higher revenues On 12 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits hosted a number of meetings in the Riga Castle to discuss government response to Covid-19 crisis and recovery of labour market, businesses, exports and economy as a whole. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-exit-from-covid-19-crisis-must-be-marked-by-greater-focus-on-promotion-of-exports-and-productivity-that-lead-to-higher-revenues-26281 Fri, 12 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Andra Levite: Riga Maternity Hospital is the cornerstone of Latvia’s demographics On 12 June, First Lady and Patron of Riga Maternity Hospital Andra Levite attended a presentation of a special donation to Riga Maternity Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Riga Maternity Hospital received a device that will make the first days of life of babies born prematurely or with other health issues easier. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/andra-levite-riga-maternity-hospital-is-the-cornerstone-of-latvia-s-demographics-26280 Fri, 12 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia will discuss various aspects of economic recovery On Friday, 12 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits will host several meetings in the Riga Castle to discuss post-coronavirus recovery plans, including boosting of employment, businesses, exports and economy as a whole. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-will-discuss-various-aspects-of-economic-recovery-26279 Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia will visit Baltinava to attend Masļenki tragedy 80th anniversary remembrance events On Monday, 15 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits will go to Baltinava where he will attend remembrance events marking the Masļenki tragedy of 15 June 1940. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-will-visit-baltinava-to-attend-maslenki-tragedy-80th-anniversary-remembrance-events-26278 Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Greetings from the President of Latvia Egils Levits to all pupils, students, educators and parents https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/greetings-from-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-to-all-pupils-students-educators-and-parents-26277 Thu, 11 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia urges government to initiate a broad discussion on national policy for greening of agriculture On 10 June, during a video call, President of Latvia Egils Levits and Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš discussed issues linked to Latvia’s agricultural policy, digital transformation agenda and current progress on regional reform. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-urges-government-to-initiate-a-broad-discussion-on-national-policy-for-greening-of-agriculture-26276 Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Latvian farmers to the President of Latvia: Latvia needs a level playing field, the same treatment as farmers in other European countries https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/latvian-farmers-to-the-president-of-latvia-latvia-needs-a-level-playing-field-the-same-treatment-as-farmers-in-other-european-countries-26275 Wed, 10 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: Latvia needs a modern agricultural policy; we need actual green policies instead of verbal support Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Gustavs Norkārklis, President of Biological Farming Association of Latvia, Viesturs Ķerus, President of Latvian Ornithological Society, Andrejs Briedis, Director of Latvian Fund for Nature, in the Riga Castle to discuss environmental sustainability and biodiversity conservation in Latvia. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-latvia-needs-a-modern-agricultural-policy-we-need-actual-green-policies-instead-of-verbal-support-26274 Tue, 09 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: national resistance movement kept national aspirations alive and led to regaining of national independence Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits visited Pedvāle Open-Air Museum and National Resistance Museum in Renda and met with cultural sector representatives, urging people to support culture and art by appreciating the diversity of Latvian museums, and thus helping them to recover from crisis. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-national-resistance-movement-kept-national-aspirations-alive-and-led-to-regaining-of-national-independence-26273 Mon, 08 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Reflections of the President of Latvia Egils Levits on the National Anthem of Latvia https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/reflections-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-on-the-national-anthem-of-latvia-26272 Sun, 07 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia and pupils discuss challenges of modern democracy On 5 June, winners of Democracy Week essay writing contest and their teachers from different Latvian schools – Ērgļi Secondary School, Jēkabpils State Gymnasium, Rēzekne 3rd Secondary School and Valmiera State Gymnasium – gathered at the Riga Castle to meet the President of Latvia Egils Levits. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-pupils-discuss-challenges-of-modern-democracy-26271 Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Address of the First Lady Andra Levite at the Latvian Anti-Doping Agency conference ‘Pure sport’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-first-lady-andra-levite-at-the-latvian-anti-doping-agency-conference-pure-sport-26270 Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia continues campaign ‘Support Latvian museums and cultural space’ On Monday, 8 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits will visit Pedvāle Open-Air Museum and National Resistance Museum in Renda in scope of his campaign ‘Support Latvian museums and cultural space’. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-continues-campaign-support-latvian-museums-and-cultural-space-26269 Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Address of the First Lady Andra Levite at the launch of Riga TechGirls IT ambassadors and mentorship programme ‘TechMentors’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-first-lady-andra-levite-at-the-launch-of-riga-techgirls-it-ambassadors-and-mentorship-programme-techmentors-26267 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: parliament must fast track the law lifting the state of emergency President of Latvia Egils Levits and Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš discussed yesterday’s decision of the government on allocation of rescue funding for mitigation of Coronavirus disease Covid-19 impact in a video call today, including the envisaged financial support to healthcare sector and healthcare professionals. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-parliament-must-fast-track-the-law-lifting-the-state-of-emergency-26266 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia and FICIL: state must financially support leading industries and human resource management On 2 June, President of Latvia Egils Levits hosted a video conference with Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia (FICIL) to discuss the recovery of Latvian economy from Covid-19 pandemic, development of Latvia from the business perspective and other current issues. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-ficil-state-must-financially-support-leading-industries-and-human-resource-management-26265 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Judge of the Supreme Court Kaspars Balodis gives judicial oath in front of the President of Latvia On 2 June, Judge of the Supreme Court Kaspars Balodis gave judicial oath in front of the President of Latvia Egils Levits in a swearing in ceremony in the Riga Castle. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/judge-of-the-supreme-court-kaspars-balodis-gives-judicial-oath-in-front-of-the-president-of-latvia-26264 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia and Governor of Bank of Latvia: we must use this crisis to promote sustainability and solidarity among people Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Governor of the Bank of Latvia Mārtiņš Kazāks in the Riga Castle to discuss the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on Central Bank’s economic forecast and government Covid-19 exit and recovery strategy. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-governor-of-bank-of-latvia-we-must-use-this-crisis-to-promote-sustainability-and-solidarity-among-people-26263 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia urges everyone to explore the treasures of Latvian museums President of Latvia Egils Levits continued his campaign for bringing visitors back to museums today with a visit of the Latvian National Museum of Art and solo exhibition of painter Ēriks Apaļais ‘Family’. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-urges-everyone-to-explore-the-treasures-of-latvian-museums-26262 Fri, 29 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Latvia is the first country in the world that has launched an app that meets democratic standards and can be downloaded voluntarily to stop the spread of Covid-19 https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/latvia-is-the-first-country-in-the-world-that-has-launched-an-app-that-meets-democratic-standards-and-can-be-downloaded-voluntarily-to-stop-the-spread-of-covid-19-26261 Fri, 29 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia: Funding of Recovery plan for Europe must be invested wisely President of Latvia Egils Levits and Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš discussed the European Union (EU) post-pandemic recovery plan proposed by the European Commission and its impact on multiannual financial framework of the EU in a video call today. As announced earlier, Latvia will receive EUR 2.9 billion from the recovery fund. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-funding-of-recovery-plan-for-europe-must-be-invested-wisely-26260 Thu, 28 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Art historian and painter Imants Lancmanis becomes the first person to receive Presidential Medal of Honour President of Latvia Egils Levits presented the first Presidential Medal of Honour to art historian and painter Imants Lancmanis during his visit to the Rundāle Palace on 27 May. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/art-historian-and-painter-imants-lancmanis-becomes-the-first-person-to-receive-presidential-medal-of-honour-26259 Wed, 27 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Ambassador of France receives Order of the Three Stars from the President of Latvia https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/ambassador-of-france-receives-order-of-the-three-stars-from-the-president-of-latvia-26258 Wed, 27 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300 Ieva Ilvesa: Coronavirus prevention in your pocket and handbag https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/ieva-ilvesa-coronavirus-prevention-in-your-pocket-and-handbag-26257 Wed, 27 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300 President of Latvia urges people to go to Latvian museums On Wednesday, 27 May, President of Latvia Egils Levits and First Lady Andra Levite will visit Rundāle Palace to meet staff of the museum and see the current exhibition. President and First Lady will also plant a rose tree in Palace’s Rose Garden. President Levits and Andra Levite will continue their museum tour with Latvian National Museum of Art on Friday, 29 May. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-urges-people-to-go-to-latvian-museums-26256 Tue, 26 May 2020 19:49:43 +0300