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Elena Lukyanova: language amendments in the law violate the rights of Latvian higher institution owners

Elena Lukyanova: language amendments in the law violate the rights of Latvian higher institution owners

04.07.2018.

Dr. Elena Lukyanova (Law), Director of Institute of Law Enforcement Effectiveness Monitoring, Professor of the Justice Department, NRU, a well-known international expert in the protection of rights and freedoms, who specialises in the Latvian situation, has sent a letter concerning language amendments to the Law on Higher Education Institutions to Mr. Raimonds Vējonis), President of the Latvian Republic. The renowned expert in the field of justice points out the consequences of these amendments that cause damage to property, contrary to the international documents. BK publishes the uncensored text of the address below.

Keyword tags: Direct Speech, Education and Science, Latvia, Law and Regulations, Legislation


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Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

06.03.2017.

Managing urban areas has been always one of the most important development challenges for city planners. During last decades, cities have been developed in a strictly “human & sustainable” way: everything for city’s dwellers! However, nowadays it’s easy to evaluate the “optimal city” –its development has to be in line with the sustainability concept adopted by the UN and in effect from January 2016.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Investments, Latvia, Real Estate, Round Table


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