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Political calendar of Latvia. November 26 - 30, 2012

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Monday, November 26:

-Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with representatives of the Latvian-Russian Historians Commission.

-Meeting of the Saeima Praesidium.

-Meeting of the Coalition Parties Cooperation Council.

-Meeting of the Management Board of Unity, during which the candidacy for the Mayor of Riga on the upcoming elections will be discussed.

Tuesday, November 27:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with representatives of the National Union (Visu Latvijai!– Tēvzemei un Brīvībai/LNNK), and awards the Order of Viesturs to Colonel Ivo Mogilnij.

-PM Valdis Dombrovskis departs to Azerbaijan with a delegation of Latvian businessmen.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commissions:

The Judicial Commission reviews amendments to the Civil Law, the Court Bailiffs Law and Notariate Law.

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Children’s Rights Protection Law.

Defence, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Commission reviews amendments to the Law on State of Emergency, National Security Law, Civil Defence Law and the Law on Electronic Mass Media.

Labour and Social Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Social Services and Social Aid Law before the third reading.

Meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wednesday, November 28:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins travels to Lithuania with a working visit.

-Deputies of working group for cooperation with the parliament of USA and students of the Stockholm School of Economics and the University of Latvia organize a discussion on the topic of “Thoughts on the US pre-election campaign and election results”.

-Meetings of parliamentary factions of the Greens’ and Farmers’ Union and Harmony Centre.

-Meetings of standing Saeima commission:

European Affairs Commission discusses Latvia’s national position before the Foreign Ministers’ meeting on November 29.

Education, Culture and Science Commission prepares amendments to the Law on the Latvian National Opera.

Judicial Commission prepares amendments to the Criminal Law before the third reading.

Human Rights and Social Affairs Commission prepares amendments to the Electronic Mass Media Law.

Social and Labour Affairs Commission reviews the National Development Plan for 2014-2020.

Thursday, November 29:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins works with the Clemency Board.

Friday, November 30:

-President of Latvia Andris Berzins meets with winners of a competition for schoolchildren related to the 90th anniversary of the Latvian presidency.

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