Egils Levits repeatedly nominated for the position of a judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union26.09.2017 Ministry of Justice to repeatedly approve the candidacy of Egils Levits for the position of a judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for the next six years.
25.09.2017 European Union Intellectual Property Office visits the Patent Office
Minister of Justice Dzintars Rasnačs discusses with the Georgian officials implementation of reforms in the justice system21.09.2017 On Thursday, 21st September Minister of Justice Dzintars Rasnačs met Georgian officials on a working visit in Tbilisi to discuss the development of further cooperation with an aim to promote reforms in the justice system.
20.09.2017 Accepting the eagerness expressed by the Norwegian official publisher to learn about the Latvian situation, last week in Riga the official publisher “Latvian Herald” presented its range of products and services.
Results from pilot projects “Free Mediator Consultations in Courts” and “Free Mediation in Family Disputes”18.09.2017 To promote an up-to-date extrajudicial method for settlement of disputes and settlement of disputes between the parties through an agreement, the Ministry of Justice in cooperation with the Council of Certified Mediators carries out two pilot projects “Free Mediator Consultations in Courts” and “Free Mediation in Family Disputes”.
Saeima supports at its first reading the increase of sanctions for violations in the use of the official language14.09.2017 On Thursday, 14th September, Saeima passed at its first reading amendments to the Latvian Administrative Violations Code, supported by the Legal Commission, which from here on will provide for increased sanctions, including larger fines, for violations in the use of the official language.
Latvian and Azerbaijan ministers agree on the main directions of cooperation in the field of justice13.09.2017 On Wednesday, 13th September, Minister of Justice Dzintars Rasnačs met the Azerbaijan Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov who has come to Latvia on a working visit to consolidate cooperation between both countries in the field of justice.
Ministers from Latvia and Azerbaijan will sign Memorandum of Agreement regarding cooperation on justice matters12.09.2017 On Wednesday, 13th September the delegation of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Justice, led by Minister Fikrat Mammadov, will come to Latvia on a working visit to consolidate bilateral cooperation between Latvia and Azerbaijan in the field of justice.
08.09.2017 From 6th to 8th September Raivis Kronbergs, the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Justice, visits the annual European Law Institute General Assembly (hereinafter – Assembly), this year held in Vienna, Austria.