RSS Generator 2.1.1 http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Latvijas Valsts Prezidenta mājaslapa https://www.president.lv/ 50 jaunākās ziņas en Press statement of the President of Latvia on the official visit of the President and First Lady of France to Latvia https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/press-statement-of-the-president-of-latvia-on-the-official-visit-of-the-president-and-first-lady-of-france-to-latvia-26426 Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia presents letters of credence to Latvian ambassadors to other countries https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-letters-of-credence-to-latvian-ambassadors-to-other-countries-26421 Mon, 28 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Presidents of France and Latvia will discuss future of the European Union, European Green Deal and development of democracy in Riga Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, and First Lady Brigitte Macron will visit Latvia on 29-30 September in scope of French president’s official visit to Latvia. This will be the first bilateral visit of a French president to Latvia since Jacques Chirac’s visit in 2001. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/presidents-of-france-and-latvia-will-discuss-future-of-the-european-union-european-green-deal-and-development-of-democracy-in-riga-26417 Thu, 24 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia concludes his series of discussions about historical Latvian lands in Rēzekne On Friday, 25 September, President of Latvia Egils Levits will visit Rēzekne to conclude his series of public discussions about historical Latvian lands at Gors, the Embassy of Latgale. President and opinion leaders will discuss the cultural, historical and contemporary traits of Latgalian identity. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-concludes-his-series-of-discussions-about-historical-latvian-lands-in-rezekne-26412 Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the United Nations General Assembly general debate https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-united-nations-general-assembly-general-debate-26410 Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia and Lithuanian Foreign Minister: EU needs to apply sanctions against Belarusian officials responsible for current situation Today, on Baltic Unity Day, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Linas Linkevičius, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania. He specifically highlighted the close and warm relations between the two countries. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-lithuanian-foreign-minister-eu-needs-to-apply-sanctions-against-belarusian-officials-responsible-for-current-situation-26409 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia, Egils Levits, reviews clemency appeals of 17 convicted persons On 22 September, President of Latvia Egils Levits considered clemency appeals of 17 convicted persons. No pardons were granted. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-egils-levits-reviews-clemency-appeals-of-17-convicted-persons-26408 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia accredits foreign ambassadors to Latvia and Latvia’s ambassadors abroad and in international organisations https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-accredits-foreign-ambassadors-to-latvia-and-latvia-s-ambassadors-abroad-and-in-international-organisations-26407 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Eco-schools Award ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-eco-schools-award-ceremony-26406 Tue, 22 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the High-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-high-level-meeting-to-commemorate-the-75th-anniversary-of-the-united-nations-26405 Mon, 21 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia opens the first Trees of Happiness park in the world On 19 September, President of Latvia Levits planted the first trees of Valdemārpils Trees of Happiness Park, the first such park globally, created in support of the World Cleanup Day. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-opens-the-first-trees-of-happiness-park-in-the-world-26404 Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the opening of exhibition ‘Baltic Appeal to the United Nations’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-opening-of-exhibition-baltic-appeal-to-the-united-nations-26403 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia presents Certificate of Merit to Marģers Vestermanis On 18 September, the President of Latia, Egils Levits, welcomed Dr hist. h. c. Marģers Vestermanis to the Riga Castle for a presentation of the Certificate of Merit for lifelong contribution in promoting historical memory in Latvia, documenting history of the Jews in Latvia and studies on tragic pages of history marked by Holocaust. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-certificate-of-merit-to-margers-vestermanis-26402 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the First Lady of Latvia, Mrs Andra Levite, at 2019 Medical Award ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-first-lady-of-latvia-mrs-andra-levite-at-2019-medical-award-ceremony-26401 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the 2019 Medical Award ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-2019-medical-award-ceremony-26400 Thu, 17 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President and Health Minister of Latvia discuss the implementation of healthcare reform On 16 September, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Ilze Viņķele, Minister for Health, in the Riga Castle to discuss the progress of the ministry in implementing health reform and the next steps to be taken by the line ministry. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-and-health-minister-of-latvia-discuss-the-implementation-of-healthcare-reform-26397 Wed, 16 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Official visit of the President of the French Republic to Latvia: media briefing in Riga Castle President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, will pay official visit to Latvia on 29-30 September 2020. This will be the first bilateral visit of a French president to Latvia since Jacques Chirac’s official visit in 2001. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/official-visit-of-the-president-of-the-french-republic-to-latvia-media-briefing-in-riga-castle-26396 Wed, 16 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia and representatives of Saeima political groups discuss the proposed historical Latvian lands bill https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-representatives-of-saeima-political-groups-discuss-the-proposed-historical-latvian-lands-bill-26395 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the National History Museum of Latvia conference ‘Focus on Tomorrow. Present Missions and Future Challenges of National Museums in the Baltic Sea Region’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-national-history-museum-of-latvia-conference-focus-on-tomorrow-present-missions-and-future-challenges-of-national-museums-in-the-baltic-sea-region-26394 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the presentation of consecrated flag to Battalion 3 of Land Force Mechanised Infantry Brigade https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-presentation-of-consecrated-flag-to-battalion-3-of-land-force-mechanised-infantry-brigade-26393 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia and Latvian College Association discuss the progress of higher education reform On 14 September, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with members of the board of Latvian College Association in the Riga Castle to discuss how colleges are coping with changes in the higher education system and higher education reform. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-latvian-college-association-discuss-the-progress-of-higher-education-reform-26392 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia and FICIL: stronger rule of law, efficient digital solutions and balanced reforms will bring more investment into Latvia On 11 September, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with members of the Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia (FICIL) in the Riga Castle to discuss higher education reform, recovery of national economy from Covid-19 crisis, strengthening of the rule of Law, digital transformation and other current priorities. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-ficil-stronger-rule-of-law-efficient-digital-solutions-and-balanced-reforms-will-bring-more-investment-into-latvia-26391 Fri, 11 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the unveiling of outdoor sculpture Aspazija on dunes https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-unveiling-of-outdoor-sculpture-aspazija-on-dunes-26390 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the international conference of Centre Dardedze ‘Go there, God knows where: finding a path that would prevent violence against children’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-international-conference-of-centre-dardedze-go-there-god-knows-where-finding-a-path-that-would-prevent-violence-against-children-26389 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: we need integrated national social care system strategy with strong social dimension Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Andris Bērziņš, Director of the Samaritan Association of Latvia, in the Riga Castle. He praised the association for its social care and non-governmental activities throughout all these years. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-we-need-integrated-national-social-care-system-strategy-with-strong-social-dimension-26387 Tue, 08 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the first sitting of the Saeima 2020 autumn session https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-first-sitting-of-the-saeima-2020-autumn-session-26385 Thu, 03 Sep 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia wishes Gatis Doniks all the best in the new position as European prosecutor On 31 August, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with European prosecutor Gatis Doniks in the Riga Castle to wish Mr Doniks all the best with the new job and discuss the scope of competence and key tasks of the newly established European Public Prosecutor's Office. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-wishes-gatis-doniks-all-the-best-in-the-new-position-as-european-prosecutor-26380 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia Egils Levits congratulations on the First Day of School https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-egils-levits-congratulations-on-the-first-day-of-school-26379 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-latvian-biomedical-research-and-study-centre-26378 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia and Governor of the Bank of Latvia Mārtiņš Kazāks: digital transformation and green economy are the key drivers of sustainable development and competitiveness of Latvia On 31 August, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with the Governor of the Bank of Latvia Mārtiņš Kazāks in the Riga Castle to discuss central bank’s assessment of current economic situation in Latvia and growth perspectives as economy adjusts to Covid-19 consequences. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-governor-of-the-bank-of-latvia-martins-kazaks-digital-transformation-and-green-economy-are-the-key-drivers-of-sustainable-development-and-competitiveness-of-latvia-26377 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President Levits’ Message on the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of Polish Solidarność https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-levits-message-on-the-occasion-of-the-40th-anniversary-of-polish-solidarnosc-26376 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: Riga must preserve its 800-year-long identity and become a smart city with most progressive systems Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits and First Lady Andra Levite voted on Riga snap elections at the Polling Station 123. After casting his vote, President Levits gave his comments to the press: https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-riga-must-preserve-its-800-year-long-identity-and-become-a-smart-city-with-most-progressive-systems-26375 Sat, 29 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President Levits’ congratulations to Metropolitan Archbishop of Riga Zbigņevs Stankevičs on 10 years of service https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-levits-congratulations-to-metropolitan-archbishop-of-riga-zbignevs-stankevics-on-10-years-of-service-26374 Wed, 26 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Andra Levite: Paralympic movement deserves more public attention On 26 August, the First Lady Andra Levite visited Elektrum Olympic Centre to see children and youngsters practice parasports and meet with leadership of Latvian Paralympic Committee to discuss future development of national Paralympic movement. Andra Levite has agreed to become a Patroness of Paralympic Movement. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/andra-levite-paralympic-movement-deserves-more-public-attention-26373 Wed, 26 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Latvia and Moldova looking forward to a more active dialogue after the COVID-19 crisis President of Latvia Egils Levits and President of Moldova Igor Dodon discussed bilateral relations and current cooperation between Latvia and Moldova during a phone call today. President of Latvia congratulated President Dodon on Moldova’s Independence Day, which will be celebrated tomorrow. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/latvia-and-moldova-looking-forward-to-a-more-active-dialogue-after-the-covid-19-crisis-26372 Wed, 26 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: historical lands bill will raise awareness on Latvian identity, its depth and cultural roots On 25 August, President of Latvia Egils Levits visited Piebalga and took part in a public discussion on cultural, historical, modern and future identity of Piebalga with local community at the Vecpiebalga Culture Centre. Piebalga discussion continues the series of public conversations hosted by Egils Levits in cultural and historical Latvian lands to prepare and submit a special legislative proposal to the parliament this autumn. Previous two discussions took place in Sēlija and Alsunga. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-historical-lands-bill-will-raise-awareness-on-latvian-identity-its-depth-and-cultural-roots-26370 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the Atis Kronvalds Award Ceremony https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-atis-kronvalds-award-ceremony-26368 Mon, 24 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 On 23 August President of Latvia Egils Levits showed support to democratic aspiratons of Belarusians by taking part in civic society protest https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/on-23-august-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-showed-support-to-democratic-aspiratons-of-belarusians-by-taking-part-in-civic-society-protest-26367 Sun, 23 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the at the Highest State Decorations Award Ceremony 21 August 2020 https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-at-the-highest-state-decorations-award-ceremony-21-august-2020-26366 Fri, 21 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia presents the highest state honours of the Republic of Latvia to 67 outstanding individuals on 21 August in the Riga Castle On 21 August, President hosted the award ceremony in the Riga Castle and presented the highest state decorations: the Order of the Three Stars, the Order of Viesturs and the Cross of Recognition. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-the-highest-state-honours-of-the-republic-of-latvia-to-67-outstanding-individuals-on-21-august-in-the-riga-castle-26365 Fri, 21 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: all groups of society must be represented in public discourse On 21 August, President of Latvia Egils Levits took part in the first discussion of cross-generational dialogue, ‘Our human capital: young Latvians’, organised by non-governmental organisation Club ‘Home’: youth for united Europe. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-all-groups-of-society-must-be-represented-in-public-discourse-26364 Fri, 21 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia will host a discussion on cultural, historical and contemporary identity and development of Piebalga Continuing his tour of historical Latvian lands and series of identity discussions that will feed into a President’s legislative proposal to Saeima, President of Latvia Egils Levits will visit Piebalga on Tuesday, 29 August. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-will-host-a-discussion-on-cultural-historical-and-contemporary-identity-and-development-of-piebalga-26363 Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia and Foreign Affairs Minister of Saudi Arabia discuss climate and global responsibility Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who is on his first visit to Latvia, in Jūrmala Residence. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-and-foreign-affairs-minister-of-saudi-arabia-discuss-climate-and-global-responsibility-26362 Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Presidents of Latvia and Germany discuss situation in Belarus President of Latvia Egils Levits and President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier discussed the current situation in Belarus in a phone call today. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/presidents-of-latvia-and-germany-discuss-situation-in-belarus-26361 Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: protection of nature and environment is each citizen’s duty according to Constitution of the Republic of Latvia On Wednesday, 19 August, a discussion on the future of our planet and development of Latvia as a clean and green country took place in the Riga Castle, marking one month until the World Cleanup Day. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-protection-of-nature-and-environment-is-each-citizen-s-duty-according-to-constitution-of-the-republic-of-latvia-26359 Wed, 19 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Address of the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, at the School2030 conference ‘School for every child’ https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/address-of-the-president-of-latvia-egils-levits-at-the-school2030-conference-school-for-every-child-26357 Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 Discussion ‘Planet’s health matters’ to take place in the Riga Castle On Wednesday, 19 August, at 11:00, a discussion on the future of our planet and development of Latvia as a clean and green country will take place in the Riga Castle, marking one month until the World Cleanup Day. List of speakers will include organisers and local coordinators of the Big Cleanup Day and Patron of the Big Cleanup Day, President of Latvia Egils Levits. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/discussion-planet-s-health-matters-to-take-place-in-the-riga-castle-26356 Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia presents letters of credence to Latvian ambassadors to other countries https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-presents-letters-of-credence-to-latvian-ambassadors-to-other-countries-26355 Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: our country will contribute to NATO 2030 debate Today, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Baiba Braže, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, in the Riga Castle to reflect on current NATO agenda. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-our-country-will-contribute-to-nato-2030-debate-26354 Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300 President of Latvia: highly professional staff is key to success of Economic Affairs Court On 17 August, President of Latvia Egils Levits met with Justice Minister Jānis Bordāns in the Riga Castle to discuss progress with Economic Affairs Court and other judicial sector priorities. https://www.president.lv/en/news/news/president-of-latvia-highly-professional-staff-is-key-to-success-of-economic-affairs-court-26353 Tue, 18 Aug 2020 05:29:02 +0300