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Political calendar of Latvia. November 10 – 14, 2014

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUMonday, November 10th:

-Meeting of the coalition parties council.

-Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel holds the first event dedicated to Latvia’s presidency in the European Council – meeting of officials of education system for the preparation of the fifth meeting of Ministers of Education of European and Asian countries.

-Latvian Welfare Ministry holds the development of the programme of group therapy for social rehabilitation of persons who suffered from violence.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers Committee.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins takes part in the opening ceremony of book “Comments to the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia. Chapter I. General Provisions”. He will also meet with

French Minister for European Affairs Harlem Desir.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Latvian Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs takes part in a meeting of Council of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries of the European Union in Brussels, Belgium.

-Meetings of standing Saeima committees.

Tuesday, November 11th:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins and Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma take part in an ecumenical church service. The high officials will then take part in wreath laying ceremony at the Freedom Monument.

-In Gors Hotel, Rezekne, there will be a festive ceremony of presentation of the Cabinet of Ministers award.

-Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel holds a press-conference dedicated to the first event held in Riga as part of Latvia’s presidency over the European Council.

-Latvian Finance Ministry organizes a forum ‘Support for entrepreneurs’ at Aizkraukle Culture House.

Wednesday, November 12th:

-Meeting of the ruling coalition.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs and representatives of Latvian dairy industry.

-Emergency meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Latvian Education Ministry holds a social discussion ‘Youth policy – priority field in Latvia’.

-Latvian Finance Ministry holds an annual meeting with representatives of Directorate General of the European Commission Employment, Social Affairs.

-Representatives of Latvian Agriculture Ministry meet with head of the Committee on Fisheries of the European Parliament Alain Kadek in Brussels to discuss priorities and opportunities for cooperation in the first half of 2015.

Thursday, November 13th:

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma meets with Chairman of the European Committee for Economic and Social Affairs Henri Malossi.

-Meeting of state secretaries.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins takes part in an international entrepreneurship forum in Liepaja.

-Emergency meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Finance Minister Janis Reirs meets with the Board of Latvian Union of Local Governments.

Friday, November 14th:

-Latvian President Andris Berzins has a meeting with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

-Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma visits Latvian College for Fire Safety and Civil Defence. She will then take part in the decorating of the Cabinet of Ministers for Staro Riga 2014 festival.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Council.

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs meets with European Committee for Economic and Social Affairs Henri Malossi.


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