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Lithuanian government agrees to make January 13 a day off, but wants to scrap another holiday

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Lithuania’s government has endorsed the proposal of having a national holiday on January 13. A day off would cost the government 50 million euros, the cabinet says, so another holiday must be scrapped. A parliamentary commission has proposed to make January 13, the Freedom Defenders’ Day, a day off in tribute to people killed during the Soviet coup attempt in Vilnius in 1991. The government said on Wednesday it was…

Latvia agrees anti-corruption roadmap for next two years

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

On Tuesday, April 28, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers supported the action plan developed by the Ministry of Justice and other responsible institutions to implement anti-bribery and anti-corruption measures recommended by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Justice Minister Jānis Bordāns highlighted that the next Prosecutor General will play an important role in implementing the recommendations of the OECD Anti-Corruption Working Group. LSM.LV