On Thursday, 25 September, when the Joint Jury convened in the Saeima to evaluate nominees for the Baltic Assambly prizes, it decided to award this year’s Prize for the Arts to Alvis Hermanis, Stage Director of the New Riga Theatre, for creative staging of numerous plays, including play Oblomovs. The Prize for Literature was awarded to the Estonian writer Peeter Sauter for his novel Do Not Leave Me Alone („Ära jäta mind rahule”), 2012. The Prize for Science will...
The State Revenue Service (SRS) will be able to postpone or split into instalments the tax payments due from businesses that have had to delay them because of the restrictions on imports established by the Russian Federation. This is envisioned in the amendments to the Law on Taxes and Fees and the Law on the State Revenue Service, which the Saeima adopted in the final reading on Thursday, 18 September. The amendments provide that the SRS will be able to split the delayed tax payments into...
“Analysts have already called the speech delivered by Barrack Obama, President of the United States of America, in Tallinn yesterday the strongest since Ronald Reagan’s term in office. The emphasis on the Baltic States’ never being alone again, as well as the position of Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Secretary General of NATO, and the spirit of the Wales Summit give assurance for Latvia’s security,” Ojārs Ēriks Kalniņš, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee,...
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Trešdien, 1.oktobrī
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10:00  Ārlietu komisijas sēde
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15:00  Kristīnes Veržē prezentācija Saeimas administrācijas un komisiju darbiniekiem: “Eiropas Parlamenta un nacionālo parlamentu attiecības“
16:20  Francisko Gomesa Martosa prezentācija Saeimas administrācijas un komisiju darbiniekiem: “Eiropas Parlamenta uzraudzība pār Eiropas Komisiju.”