Aurélie Rouyer-Guinin, the Ambassador of France to Latvia, visits the Constitutional Court
On Monday, 4 April, the President of the Constitutional Court Aldis Laviņš and the Vice-President of the Constitutional Court Irēna Kucina met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of France to the Republic of Latvia Aurélie Royet-Gounin. The meeting was organised on the initiative of the French Ambassador.
Opening the meeting, Aldis Laviņš, the President of the Constitutional Court, expressed his gratitude to the Embassy of France in Latvia for its contribution to the promotion of cooperation between the constitutional institutions of the two countries.
During the meeting, both sides discussed the bilateral cooperation between the Constitutional Court and the French supreme judicial authorities and agreed on the need to strengthen this cooperation. The cooperation between the constitutional institutions of Latvia and France sends a strong and united message about strengthening the rule of law in Europe.
Aldis Laviņš, the President of the Constitutional Court, and Irēna Kucina, the Vice-President of the Constitutional Court, also informed about the events planned to commemorate the 100th Year anniversary of the Constitution (Satversme) of the Republic of Latvia and the 25th anniversary of the Constitutional Court. A. Laviņš, the President of the Constitutional Court, particularly highlighted the upcoming international conference of the Constitutional Court “Sustainability as a Constitutional Value: Future Challenges” in September in order to establish an active dialogue with foreign constitutional courts and to participate in strengthening the area of the rule of law in Europe.