On Friday, 16 October, group of representatives of public administration institutions, non-governmental sector and media from Ukraine visited the Supreme Court to hear on Latvian experience in prevention of corruption and promotion of good governance and transparency acquired by Latvia, when it became the Member State of the European Union.  

Veronika Krumina, the Chair of the Department of Administrative Cases, when meeting Ukrainian representatives, answered to their questions on administrative courts – on establishment thereof and selection of judges, and on Latvian court system, in general, elaboration of court policy, and promotion of independence of judges.

The programme “Implementing transparent and good governance: the Latvian experience for Ukraine” is implemented by the Riga Graduate School of Law in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Transparency International Latvia. Representatives of Administration of the President of the Ukraine, the Ministry of Justice, and Anti-corruption Centre, the Cabinet of Ministers, the Parliament, Transparency International Ukraine, and NGO’s projects participate in training. Three-day training includes lectures, seminars and visits to Latvian institutions. Ukrainian representatives visit the State Chancery, the State Audit, the Saeima (Parliament), the Supreme Court, the Road Traffic Safety Directorate, the Corruption Combating and Prevention Bureau, and the Procurement Supervision Bureau, and meet representatives of the Latvian Social Media and non-governmental organisations.  

 

 

Information prepared by

Rasma Zvejniece, the Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 67020396, 28652211