On March 26, at the initiative of the Society for Transparency Delna's new team, the judges of the Judicial Council met with representatives of the Society to discuss possible cooperation.

The director of the association Inese Taurina presented Delna's initiatives in strengthening the rule of law and democratic consciousness, where an important place is given for the support for law enforcement institutions. In turn, the Chair of the Judicial Council Aigars Strupiss informed the association about the goals and strategy of the Judicial Council, which is aimed at taking responsibility for the development of the judicial system.

In the operation of the association and the judiciary, common points of contact can be found, namely strengthening the independence of the judiciary, public confidence in the judiciary, strengthening the rule of law and openness, and reducing corruption in the country. During the meeting, possible forms of cooperation in achieving common goals were discussed, emphasizing the importance of communicating an information directly in this process. As regards the finding out of public opinion, the issue of various surveys, their methodology and purpose has been raised.

 

 

Information prepared by

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

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: +371 67020396, +371 28652211