22.11.2019 In the frame of TAIEX (Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument) project “Study visit on EU best practice for approximation system and procedures” The Ministry of Justice of Republic of Latvia is hosting a study visit for Armenian colleagues.
Bordans: A judge should be responsible for violations of set public order in the same manner as other members of society21.10.2019 On Monday, 21 October, the Ministry of Justice initiated to the Council for the Judiciary for the forth time in a row a discussion about cancellation of immunity of judges in administrative violation cases.
18.10.2019 “There is no reason to doubt the competence of the State Audit Office. I do not admit that during the financial audit it would have erroneously established shortages and also a violation in the way of acting of the Prosecutor General with the funds of the State budget,”
18.10.2019 On Friday, 18 October, the President of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Koen Lenaerts visited the Ministry of Justice in order to discuss the current events of Latvia and the CJEU with Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice.
The Minister of Justice congratulates the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia on the centenary17.10.2019 On Wednesday, 16 October, the Ministry of Justice Janis Bordans participated in the ceremony of centenary of the Faculty of Law of the University of Latvia.
17.10.2019 On Wednesday, 16 October, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice Raivis Kronbergs issued certificates to three new mediators, who have successfully passed the certification examinations, and to 16 mediators, who passed repeated certification after having a practice as mediators.
OECD Report: Reforms commenced in Latvia in the area of finance and justice should be continued to introduce in practice16.10.2019 On Wednesday, 16 October, the OECD Working Group on Bribery (OECD WGB) has published the assessment of Phase 3 for Latvia, indicating that the results of combating of bribery are still not proportional with the cross-border bribery and money laundering risks it is subject to.
J.Bordans: Closer cooperation in justice will help to strengthen the rule of law in Ukraine and Latvia16.10.2019 On Wednesday, 16 October, Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice, signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Denys Maliuska, the Minister of Justice of Ukraine, in order to facilitate cooperation between both countries in the field of justice, human rights, access to court and management of justice.
15.10.2019 On Tuesday, 15 October, Nikolai von Schoeoff, the Ambassador of Germany in Latvia, had an introductory visit to Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice, in order to discuss current and further cooperation between both countries.
11.10.2019 On Friday, 11 October, the Minister of Justice Janis Bordans met with chairpersons of courts, in order to discuss current events of the judiciary system.