From 24th to 28th of October, Ivars Bickovics, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court together with the chairmen of the regional courts and representatives of the Court Administration in their experience exchange visit took note of the Canadian judicial system.

The delegation visited the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ministry of Justice, the Court Administration, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Judicial Training Centre.

During the visit issues regarding the strengthening of the judiciary, the management and modernization of judicial performance were discussed – also in terms of efficiency of the process and reduction of the judicial workload. Both sides expressed their willingness to develop cooperation between Latvian and Canadian justice professionals.

The visit of Latvian delegation was organized by the Court Administration and the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Ottawa in collaboration with the Federal Office of Justice of Canada in the framework of European Social Fund Project "Justice for Development".

 

 

Additional information:

Court Administration

Project Manager of the European Social Fund

Anna Skrjabina

Anna.Skrjabina@ta.gov.lv

Tel.: +371 67083613 (mob. +371 25670982)