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Political calendar of Latvia. 26 – 30 October, 2015

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 26 October:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis works with Clemency Service and later participates in the opening ceremony of Getlini waste sorting plant.

-Inese Libina-Egnere, advisor to the Saeima Speaker, opens the ‘Security compass – effective solutions in prevention of human trafficking’ international conference.

-Meeting of the Crime-combating Council in the Hall of the Prime Minister. During this meeting, officials will discuss matters related to sexual crimes against minors.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of the parliamentary faction of the Latvian Regional Alliance.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma holds a meeting of the Coalition Parties Council.

-Parliamentary secretary to Latvian Foreign Ministry Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica takes part in a meeting of the Council of Ministers for Foreign Affairs in Luxembourg.

Tuesday, 27 October:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis travels to Kiev, Ukraine, with an official visit.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Legal Affairs Committee Reviews amendments to the State Ensured Legal Aid Law, Law on the Procedures for the Coming into Force and Application of the Criminal Law, Civil Process Law and Criminal Law;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee views amendments to the Asylum Law in the third reading;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee reviews amendments to the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing and the Law on the State Border of the Republic of Latvia;

Education, Culture and Science Committee reviews amendments to the Law on Protection of Cultural Monuments and amendments to the Constitution of Vidzeme University College;

Social and Employment Matters Committee reviews amendments to the Social Security Law and Law on the Regulated Professions and the Recognition of Professional Qualifications;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee reviews amendments to the Local Governments Law and Law on European Group for Territorial Cooperation;

Audit Committee discusses matters, problems and solutions in the realization of European funds in 2014-2020;

Parliamentary committee for the investigation of Zolitude tragedy votes for the final redaction of final report.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, 28 October:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis participates in the opening ceremony of the trailing wall of the Riga Brethren Cemetery ensemble after restoration.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participates in the Future of the North Forum in Reykjavik, Iceland.

-Meetings of the standing Saeima committees:

Social and Labour Affairs Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Social Services and Social Aid;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee reviews amendments to the Military Service Law and Law on the Procedures for Holding the Detained Persons;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee prepares amendments to the Apartment Property Law;

Legal Affairs Committee reviews amendments to the State Audit Law, Law on International and National Sanctions of the Republic of Latvia;

Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee discusses the matter of allowing application of administrative penalty on 12th Saeima deputy Guntis Belevics.

-Meetings of parliamentary factions of the Union of Greens and Farmers and Latvian Regional Alliance.

Thursday, 29 October:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis meets with EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan.

Friday, 30 October:

-President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis takes part in the event “Strength of Rural Tourism: Collaboration among Entrepreneurs, Local Governments, and Local Communities”.


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