On Tuesday, 27 September, having convened in the Saeima to evaluate the nominees for the Baltic Assembly (BA) prizes, the international jury decided to award this year’s Prize for Science to Maija Dambrova for her scientific work on energy metabolism, as well as her contribution to research of the mechanism of action of the metabolic agent Mildronate. The BA Prize for Literature will be awarded to Lithuanian poet, writer, literary critic, playwright, and translator Sigitas...
On Thursday, 22 September, the Saeima adopted in the first reading amendments to the National Security Law and Criminal Law. The amendments that prohibit citizens and non-citizens of Latvia from serving in foreign armies, police services, and security agencies are aimed at addressing the potential risks associated with Latvian nationals joining the aforementioned foreign forces. The proposed amendments introduce criminal liability and imprisonment for a term of up to four years in case on...
“Public announcements about the failure of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the European Union and the United States of America are groundless. Member states of the EU have not mandated the negotiations to be suspended, and therefore Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom continues to lead the process,” said Lolita Čigāne, Chairperson of the European Affairs Committee of the Saeima.  Last week the Committee members were holding...
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Piektdien, 30.septembrī
09:00  Eiropas lietu komisijas sēde
10:00  Atvērto durvju diena Saeimā
11:00  Saeimas frakcijas VIENOTĪBA priekšsēdētājas Solvitas Āboltiņas tikšanās ar Lietuvas Republikas ārkārtējo un pilnvaroto vēstnieku Latvijas Republikā V.E. Artūras Žurauskas