On Monday, 2 February, a press conference on the Eastern Partnership and situation in Ukraine will be held in the Saeima as a part of the Meeting of the Chairpersons of COSAC (Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the European Union). Participants of the press conference will be Lolita Čigāne, Chairperson of the European Affairs Committee of the Saeima; Edgars Rinkēvičs, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia; Urban Ahlin, Speaker of the Riksdag; and...
On Monday, 2 February, the Saeima will host the Meeting of the Chairpersons of the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the European Union (COSAC). This Meeting is one of six events organised by the Saeima in the framework of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Meeting, which will take place in the Plenary Chamber of the Latvian parliament, will be opened by Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, and Lolita Čigāne,...
In order to ensure that victims or witnesses feel safe and protected regardless of their location within the European Union, a common mechanism is to be introduced in all member states for the protection of victims against persons who pose a threat to them. The victim protection mechanism in Latvia will be introduced by amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, which the Saeima adopted in the third reading on Thursday, 29 January. If a member state issues a restraining order against a...
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