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Political calendar of Latvia. November 24 – 28, 2014

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, November 24th:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministries Committee.

-Consultations of representatives of the Baltic Way, Nordic Council, Benelux Parliament and Visegrád Group in the building of the Latvian Saeima in Riga.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of representatives of coalition parties.

-Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss holds a festive opening of the bridge over Jugla to P2 highway.

-Latvian Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis meets with his Swedish counterpart Peter Hultqvist.

-Specialists of Latvian Agriculture Ministry take part in a meeting of the Joint Group on Agriculture and Environment.

Tuesday, November 25th:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins holds a farewell visit of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Latvia Jerzy Marek Nowakowski.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee reviews amendments to the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, Law on State Probation, Law on Military Service and Law on Security of Information Technologies;

Public Administration and Local Government Committee to be presented with amendment projects for the Electoral Register Law and the Law on Alienation of Properties of Public Persons;

Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee is presented with projects drafts for the Law on Unfair Practices in Retail Trade and Law on Circulation of Energy Drinks;

Social and Employment Matters Committee is presented with drafts of the Law on Pension for Employees of Emergency Medical Service and Law on Pension of Officials of National Security Institutions;

Legal Affairs Committee reviews amendments to the Civil Procedure Law and Law on the Change of a Given Name, Surname and Nationality Record;

Human Rights Committee to discuss activities of the State Child Protection Service and recent events in this field;

Wednesday, November 26th:

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees:

European Affairs Committee discusses Latvia’s national position on the meeting of EU Ministers on Transport, Telecommunications and Energy;

Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee meet with Director of StratCom NATO Centre Janis Karklins;

Budget-Finance Committee reviews amendments to the Taxes and Duties Law;

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee to hear the report ‘On proposals for institutional assessment of the risk of legalization of illegally acquired funds and terrorism funding’;

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

Long-term Development Committee develops a work plan to last until the end of the spring session.

-Meeting of the Saeima faction of the Union of Greens and Farmers.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins travels to Georgia with a two-day visit.

Thursday, November 27th:

-Latvian Welfare Minister Uldis Augulis meets with the Director of the European Institute for Gender Equality Virginia Langbaki and Director of European Agency for Fundamental Rights Morten Kjaerum.

Friday, November 28th:

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma takes part in a conference dedicated to cyber-security ‘Latvia’s Presidency in the EU Council – opportunities for innovations in the field of information technologies’ in Radisson Blu Hotel Rīdzene.

-Welfare Minister Uldis Augulis meets with managers of social services of Latvian Union of Local Governments.

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