Ineta Ziemele, the President of the Constitutional Court, elected a corresponding member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences
On Monday, 18 December, diplomas to the newly elected members of the Latvian Academy of Science (hereinafter – LAS) were awarded at the LAS. A diploma was awarded also to Ineta Ziemele, the President of the Constitutional Court, a professor of the Riga Graduate School of Law, who on 23 November of the current year was elected a corresponding member of the LAC by the General Meeting of the LAS.
In accordance with provisions of the Statute of the LAS, scientists, who have gained recognition in a field of science, who can represent the relevant field of science on a qualified level, evaluate scientific work and directions of scientific research corresponding to their speciality, are elected corresponding members of the LAS. Election into this office is an honour shown by the members of the Academy and high appreciation of the previous scientific achievements.
The LAS is the leading national organisation of science, consisting of elected members of the Academy. The LAS is engaged in the development of branches of science, conducts scientific research and cooperates with other Academies in Europe and in the world, representing Latvia in international community. The LAS promotes creative growth of the Latvian society and the State, facilitates the possibilities of scientists to express themselves through their creative work and involvement in international research activities.