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Political calendar of Latvia. 8th – 12th of June, 2015

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, 8 June:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with representatives of Valmiera Active.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma meets with the management of Daugavpils Council.

-Meeting of the Baltic Assembly Presidium of Saeima.

-Parliamentary work group organizes a panel discussion dedicated to the departure of social mass media from the advertisement market.

-Meeting of Coalition Parties Council.

Tuesday, 9 June:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins visits Auči memorial museum to Janis Cakste.

-Saeima group for cooperation with Lebanon meets with Honorary Consul General of Lebanon Gerard Renno.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Education, Culture and Science Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Education in the third reading;

National Economy Committee reviews amendments to Construction Law;

Legal Affairs Committee reviews the matter on the approval of Diana Makarova in the post of regional judge and the matter of amendments to the Latvian Code of Administrative Violations;

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee reviews amendments to the Law on Safety and Security During Festivities and Law On Application of Punishments to Children for Educational Purposes;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Information Openness;

Social and Employment Matters Committee reviews amendments to the Law on State Social Benefits and Law on Insurance in the Event of Unemployment;

Audit Committee to assess the legality and justification behind the Saeima’s annual account for 2014 and Saeima’s expenses on business trips in 2014 and Q1 2015;

Budget-Finance Committee reviews amendments to the Law on Involvement of Mediators in Insurance, Law on Personal Income Tax and the project for the Law on Management of Funds of Internal Security and Fund for Asylum, Migration and Integration during 2014-2020 planning period;

Legal Affairs Committee and Judicial Policy Sub-Committee to visit the Court Administration.

Wednesday, 10 June:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with newly elected President Raimonds Vejonis.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participates in a summit of EU member states, Latin America and Caribbean region in Brussels.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

European Affairs Committee to review the report on Latvia’s presidency over the EU Council;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Immigration;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee reviews amendments to the Law on Cooperative Communities and Law on the Alienation of Properties of Official Figures;

National Economy Committee reviews amendments to the Law on Electrical Energy, Law on Energy Efficiency, Law on Pre-Court Settling of Consumer Disputes and Consumer Rights Protection Law;

Social and Employment Matters Committee reviews amendments to the Medicine Law and Voluntary Labour Law;

Budget-Finance Committee reviews amendments to Law on State Revenue Service, Law on Excise Tax and Law on Insurance and Reinsurance;

Education, Science and Culture Committee prepares amendments to the Law on Organization and Procedures for Industrial Property;

Mandate, Ethics and Submissions Committee discusses the matter on allowing the application of administrative punishment on Saeima deputy Guntis Belevics;

Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion Committee to discuss matters topical for foreign communities;

Thursday, 11 June:

-Meeting of the parliamentary committee on the sale of 75% of shares in Citadele Bank. Members of the committee plan to discuss the role of the State Privatization Agency in the sale of the bank.

Friday, 12 June:

-Meeting of the parliamentary European Affairs Committee. During this meeting, officials will be presented information on the meeting of EU Environmental Ministers on 15 June; meeting of EU Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers on 16 June; meeting of EU Ministers on Employment, Social Policy, Healthcare and Consumer Rights Protection on 18 – 19 June; meeting of EU Economy and Finance Ministers on 19 June and meeting of EU Justice and Internal Affairs Ministers on 15-16 June.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma participates in the meeting of coalition parties work group on European affairs.


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