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Wednesday, 11.12.2013, 11:44
On 10-11 December, the EU Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) General Assembly, organized by the Environmental Protection Agency and IMPEL Secretariat, is taking place in Vilnius, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Ecology, EU – Baltic States, Forum, Legislation, Lithuania
The Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Passport Tracking and AFIS System (CenAFIS) uses MegaMatcher biometric technology developed by Lithuanian company Neurotechnology, informed LETA the company.
Lithuania's Parliament addressed to the European Parliament urging to reject draft resolution on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights submitted by MEP Edite Estrela and to recognise its provisions as harmful to European traditions, law and morality, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Security Police of Latvia do not perceive that the controversial television broadcast about Lithuania aired by the Latvian-based Russian language television channel Pervij Baltijskij kanal (the First Baltic Channel, PBK) in October 2013 was inciting ethnic hatred.
Estonian software developing company Nortal concluded on Sunday several agreements with government institutions of Oman, in order to create dozens of new e-services there, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Reform Party) has expressed hope Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych's readiness to sit down to solve the political crisis in the county will lead to a gradual normalization of the situation in the country and avert an escalation of the situation, informs LETA.
EU Ministers of Economy and Finance on December 10 in Brussels have adopted the Council conclusions on stepping up the fight against cigarette smuggling and other forms of illicit trade in tobacco products in the EU, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to eu2013.lt.
Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet estimated that the European Union made several mistakes connected to Ukraine's potential joining the association and free trade agreement, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Yesterday, the government of Latvia took note of the Justice Ministry's informative report on improving the work of insolvency administrators, which also includes a proposal on giving insolvency administrators the status of a state official, informs LETA.
Johannes Hahn, Commissioner responsible for the European Regional Policy underlined that the EU cohesion policy represents both the member states and foreign states’ investment opportunity. For the first time the Commission introduced strict conditions that the member states and regions must meet before funds can be spent. The approach is called a targeted investment for growth.
55.5% of structures used to build the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Zolitude performed no load-bearing function, Finnish company Rak-Tek Solutions Chief Engineer Toomas Kaljas says in a report that he will submit to the State Police tomorrow, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
In order to improve the welfare system in Latvia, Ministry of Welfare is proposing three alternatives to the current system of calculating minimum subsistence level, as well as other changes, for instance, state-guaranteed retirement pension, informs LETA.
EU Commission officials meet with attorneys representing renewable energy sector from Greece, Latvia and Spain
Six European Commission officials of DG Energy, DG Competition and DG Taxation and several attorneys representing renewable energy producers and associations from Greece, Latvia and Spain had a technical meeting on December 5th 2013, informs attorney at law Sandis Bertaitis.
These last months the Eastern partnership countries got worldwide attention. The reason for the increase of interest in these countries is due to a set of political events, decisions and actions that recently took place in that region. Before the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius started, some Eastern partnership countries were facing a dilemma regarding the choice of their geopolitical future – a choice between the EU's model of integration and the Russian Eurasian course.
The main achievement of Monday's Council of Employment, Social policy, Health and Consumer Affairs (EPSCO) is the agreement on the Posting of Workers Directive, the enforcement of which will ensure freedom to provide services across borders and better social protection of posted workers in the EU, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to eu2013.lt.