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Turiba Hosts Discussion "Stronger and More Accountable Executive Power" (0)

Next Wednesday, May 22nd, from 13.00 to 15.00, Turiba University will hold at its premises a discussion organised in partnership with the Chancery of the President of State and the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the title "Stronger and More Accountable Executive Power". The host for the discussion will be Reinis Bērziņš, Legislative and Legal Adviser to the President. The discussion will be broadcast online.

Everyone is welcome to submit questions by 15.00, May 21st, referring to issues of executive power, by sending them to the e-mail address:


13.00 Address by the LR State President Mr. Andris Bērziņš

13.10 ‘The Need to Improve the Legal Framework for Executive Power’ Daina Bāra, Member of the Expert Group for Improved Governance

13.20 ‘The Role of the President in the Formation of a Government’
Dr.iur. Aivars Endziņš, Former President of the LR Constitutional Court and Professor at Turiba University

13.30 ‘A Professional and Accountable Government’
Dr.iur. Jānis Načisčionis, Professor at Turiba University, Dean of the Faculty of Law

13.40 ‘Rational Parlamentarism’
Dr.iur. Jānis Pleps, Head of the LU Chair of Legal Theory and History

13.50 Mag.iur. Lauris Liepa, Member of the Commission on Constitutional Law

14.00 Remarks (up to 6 min) Aigars Rostovskis, Vice President of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ivars Ījabs, Associate Professor at the LU Faculty of Social Science, Department of Political Science
Dipl.iur. Gunārs Kusiņš, Head of the Saeima Legal Bureau
Mag.iur. Edgars Pastars, Constitutional Law Expert

14.30 Questions from the audience

14.50 Discussion summary

15.00 Informal conversations