Live streams and video archive of plenary sittings and other events
This section contains the video archive and live streams of plenary sittings and other events at the parliament
Institutions and organisations interested in embedding live streams of the Saeima plenary sittings, radio programme “Parliamentary Group Opinions” or other events on their websites, are requested to submit a written application to the Saeima Administration, indicating specific sittings or other events they would like to embed, the target website, the purpose and length of embedding period.
If the Saeima Administration grants permission to embed the live stream in the specified website, the applicable terms and conditions are sent to the applicant.
Terms and conditions for using live streams
Institutions and organisations have the right to embed live streams of the Saeima plenary sittings or other events on their websites upon receiving permission from the Saeima Administration, and by agreeing to comply with the applicable terms and conditions.
Live streams of the Saeima sittings, radio programme “Parliamentary Group Opinions” and other events are the property of the Saeima Administration and are subject to the Copyright Law.
It is prohibited to use the live stream or videos from the archive in a manner that discredits the Saeima and the people appearing in the material or misleads the viewers about the circumstances in which the material was filmed; moreover, the material cannot be used for commercial or advertising purposes. It is prohibited to modify the embed code or to transfer it to third parties.
When embedding the live stream, it is mandatory to indicate the Saeima Administration as the copyright holder.
Any failure to comply with these terms and conditions shall be regarded as a violation of copyright and property rights. Depending on the nature of the copyright violation and consequences thereof, violators will be held criminally or administratively liable in accordance with the law. The Saeima reserves the right to deny embedding of live streams in other websites.
As a part of our commitment to ensure free access to information about the work of the parliament, please feel free to supplement your website with a link to the Saeima’s official website www.saeima.lv. The website offers live streams from plenary sittings and other highlights.
Written applications to the Saeima may be submitted through one of the following channels:
- by post: Latvijas Republikas Saeima, Jēkaba iela 11, Rīga LV-1811;
- by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
- in person on weekdays from 9:00 to 16:30 at the Visitor and Information Centre at Jēkaba iela 16 (entrance from Trokšņu iela)
- the mail box in the vestibule of the main building of the Saeima at Jēkaba iela 11
- online by filling out the form available under section Contact the Saeima on the Saeima website www.saeima.lv
- online at www.latvija.lv;
- by fax: +371 67087100
In case of problems with the live stream, please contact us by telephone: +371 26510075