NATO PA 2010 Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly LR Saeimas mājas lapa
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Public Discussion „NATO’s Future: A Baltic View” (01.06.2010) (12)
Public Discussion „NATO’s Future: A Baltic View” (01.06.2010)

Public Discussion „NATO’s Future: A Baltic View” in the International Exhibition Centre.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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NATO PA Plenary Session (01.06.2010) (28)
NATO PA Plenary Session (01.06.2010)

NATO PA Plenary Session in the International Exhibition Centre.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 28
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NATO PA Riga Session Latvian Secretariat staff (01.06.2010) (1)
NATO PA Riga Session Latvian Secretariat staff (01.06.2010)

NATO PA Riga Session Latvian Secretariat staff.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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NATO PA Session in Riga (31.05.2010) (7)
NATO PA Session in Riga (31.05.2010)

NATO PA Session in Riga in the International Exhibition Centre.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 7
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Unveiling of a flowerbed (31.05.2010) (23)
Unveiling of a flowerbed (31.05.2010)

Unveiling of a flowerbed during NATO PA Session in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Rearranging of the Kipsala hall (31.05.2010) (5)
Rearranging of the Kipsala hall (31.05.2010)

Rearranging of the Kipsala hall for the Plenary session.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Joint photo session of members of the NATO PA standing committee (31.05.2010) (6)
Joint photo session of members of the NATO PA standing committee (31.05.2010)

Joint photo session of members of the NATO PA standing committee.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 6
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Book donation campaign (30.05.2010) (15)
Book donation campaign (30.05.2010)

Book donation campaign to the National library of Latvia during NATO PA.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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International Exhibition Centre during NATO PA (30.05.2010) (7)
International Exhibition Centre during NATO PA (30.05.2010)

International Exhibition Centre during NATO PA in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 7
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Meeting of the Defence and Security Committee (30.05.2010) (14)
Meeting of the Defence and Security Committee (30.05.2010)

Meeting of the Defence and Security Committee of the NATO PA in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Meeting of the Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security (30.05.2010) (7)
Meeting of the Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security (30.05.2010)

Meeting of the Committee on the Civil Dimension of Security of the NATO PA in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 7
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Antiglobalists protests in Riga (29.05.2010) (10)
Antiglobalists protests in Riga (29.05.2010)

Antiglobalists protest during NATO PA session in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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NATO PA session guests in the International Exhibition Centre (29.05.2010) (9)
NATO PA session guests in the International Exhibition Centre (29.05.2010)

NATO PA session guests in the International Exhibition Centre.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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NATO PA session guests visit Latvian Parliament (29.05.2010) (7)
NATO PA session guests visit Latvian Parliament  (29.05.2010)

NATO PA session guests visit the Parliament of Latvia during excursion "Touch of History".

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 7
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Meeting of the Political committee (29.05.2010) (19)
Meeting of the Political committee (29.05.2010)

Meeting of the Political committee of the NATO PA in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 19
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Meeting of the Economics and Security committee (29.05.2010) (6)
Meeting of the Economics and Security committee (29.05.2010)

Meeting of the Economics and Security committee of the NATO PA in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 6
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Meeting of the Science and Technology committee (29.05.2010) (18)
Meeting of the Science and Technology committee (29.05.2010)

Meeting of the Science and Technology committee of the NATO PA in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 18
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Press briefing by the NATO PA (28.05.2010) (16)
Press briefing by the NATO PA (28.05.2010)

Press briefing by the NATO PA in the International Exhibition Centre

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

Photos: 16
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Meetings of the political groups (29.05.2010) (13)
Meetings of the political groups (29.05.2010)

Meetings of the political groups
- Conservative, Christian Democrat and Associates;
- Alliance of Liberals and Democrats;
- Socialist.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Presents for guests of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly are ready (26.05.2010.) (18)
Presents for guests of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly are ready (26.05.2010.)

On Wednesday, 26 May, at the Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, volunteers finished packaging presents for guests of Spring Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, who will receive a gift characteristic of our country as a token of remembrance of the time spent in Latvia.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Setting up the International Exhibition Centre for the needs of the NATO PA (26.05.2010) (14)
Setting up the International Exhibition Centre for the needs of the NATO PA (26.05.2010)

The International Exhibition Centre in Kipsala is being set up for the NATO PA Riga Session, which will be held from 28 May until 1 June. The Assembly will be attended by approximately 700 participants – parliamentarians from the NATO PA member states and associate member states (in total, from 42 countries), their accompanying persons, observers, experts and journalists.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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A flowerbed is being arranged in Jēkaba Square (25.05.2010) (10)
A flowerbed is being arranged in Jēkaba Square (25.05.2010)

Work has begun in order to arrange a flowerbed in Jēkaba Square near the Saeima. The flowerbed will be solemnly dedicated in the framework of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. It will be a symbolic present to the inhabitants of Riga and a remainder of the meeting of NATO parliamentarians which will have taken place in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Works by photo contest winners adorn the premises of a Saeima committee (24.05.2010) (2)
Works by photo contest winners adorn the premises of a Saeima committee (24.05.2010)

Works by photo contest winners adorn the premises of a Saeima committe.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Winners of the school photo contest sail on a warship (23.05.2010) (29)
Winners of the school photo contest sail on a warship (23.05.2010)

On Sunday, 23 May, the winners of the Saeima-organised photo contest My Secure Latvia went on a tour aboard the warship Varonis of the Latvian Naval Forces in the Bay of Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Copying documents for the needs of the NATO PA Riga Session (21.05.2010) (7)
Copying documents for the needs of the NATO PA Riga Session (21.05.2010)

A week before the planned Riga Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) the Saeima is busy in preparing for it. During the Session, PA members will work in several committees for which altogether 1,700 copies of documents will be needed. Documents submitted for consideration by the committees are drafted in English and French. Copying of documents at the Saeima began a week and a half ago, and so far 60,000 pages have been copied.
The NATO PA will start next Friday, on 28 May, and will last until 1 June.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Training course ends for NATO PA Riga Session volunteers (20.05.2010) (7)
Training course ends for NATO PA Riga Session volunteers (20.05.2010)

Today, 20 May, the last training seminar is held for volunteers who have applied to help the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Riga Session to proceed flawlessly.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Latvian delegation to the NATO PA (19.05.2010.) (6)
Latvian delegation to the NATO PA (19.05.2010.)

The Latvian delegation consists of three permanent members - Vaira Paegle, Dzintars Rasnačs, Visvaldis Lācis and three alternate members - Oskars Kastēns, Ivans Klementjevs, Ainars Latkovskis.

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The Chairman of the Saeima and the U.K. Ambassador to Latvia discuss cooperation (18.05.2010) (3)
The Chairman of the Saeima and the U.K. Ambassador to Latvia discuss cooperation (18.05.2010)

On Tuesday, 18 May, the Chairman of the Saeima, Gundars Daudze, met with H.E. Mr. Andrew Soper, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Latvia of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as he paid his accreditation visit to the Saeima. During the meeting, the dignitaries discussed issues such as mutual contacts of both countries, NATO cooperation and preparations for the NATO PA Spring Session, which will take place from 28 May to 1 June in Riga.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Volunteers help to prepare gifts for guests of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (13.05.2010) (9)
Volunteers help to prepare gifts for guests of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (13.05.2010)

On Thursday, 13 May, in the Saeima building, volunteers helped to wrap gifts which will be given to guests of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s (PA) Spring Session as a memento of their visit to Latvia. With the help of volunteers, 350 such gift boxes will be prepared. This time the young people wrapped the black pottery mugs, tea and honey; the freshly baked bread will be added shortly before the start of the Session at the end of May.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Speaker of the Saeima discusses with the French Ambassador preparations (12.05.2010) (4)
Speaker of the Saeima discusses with the French Ambassador preparations (12.05.2010)

On Wednesday, 12 May, Mr. during a meeting with Ms. Chantal Poiret, the new Ambassador of France to the Republic of Latvia, Gundars Daudze, Speaker of the Saeima, discussed interpaliamentary relations between the two countries, as well as preparations for the upcoming NATO PA Spring Session.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Winners of school photo contest on Latvia’s security are chosen (10.05.2010) (10)
Winners of school photo contest on Latvia’s security are chosen (10.05.2010)

The photo contest for schoolchildren, My Secure Latvia, held by the Saeima has ended. Ten of its participants have an opportunity to take an unforgettable trip on board a Navy war ship on 23 May.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Training for the NATO PA Riga Session volunteers (22.04.2010) (5)
Training for the NATO PA Riga Session volunteers (22.04.2010)

On Thursday, 22 April, the first training seminar was held in the Saeima for volunteers who have applied to take part in hosting the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s (PA) Riga Session.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Black pottery mugs for NATO PA guests (20.04.2010) (14)
Black pottery mugs for NATO PA guests (20.04.2010)

On Tuesday, 20 April, in Bekši (Ozolaine Rural District, Rēzekne County) a pottery kiln was opened, and black pottery mugs were taken out – they are part of the gift box which will be presented to the guests of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (PA) upon their arrival in Latvia at the end of May.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Press conference on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session which will be held in Riga (10.02.2010) (3)
Press conference on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session which will be held in Riga (10.02.2010)

On Thursday, 11 February, Mr. Gundars Daudze, Speaker of the Parliament of Latvia (Saeima), emphasised that hosting the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s Spring Session in Riga will facilitate recognisability of Latvia.

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NATO PA session in Edinburgh (19.11.2009) (2)
NATO PA session in Edinburgh (19.11.2009)

Vaira Paegle, head of the Latvian delegation to the NATO PA, confirmed Latvia’s readiness to organise the upcoming Spring Session of the NATO PA in 2010 in Riga. „Latvia will be happy and proud to host parliamentarians from the NATO member states and to show the best it has,” emphasised the head of the Latvian delegation.

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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Preparing for spring session (10.11.2009) (2)
Preparing for spring session (10.11.2009)

Photo: The Saeima Chancellery

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