Today, on August 17, Deputy Ombudsman Ineta Piļāne, Legal counsellors of the Civil and Political Rights Division Matīss Malojlo and Santa Tivaņenkova and Head of Communication and International Cooperation Division Ruta Siliņa met with representatives of the United States of America (USA) Embassy in Latvia - Sophia Ashley and Kristīne Antužāne.
Today, on 8 August, Santa Tivaņenkova, legal counsellor of the Civil and Political Rights Division and Zanda Rūsiņa, legal counsellor of the Prevention Division, met with representatives of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries — associate legal officer Kari Käsper and senior external relations associate Anna Audere.
On Tuesday, July 19, Deputy Ombudsman Ineta Piļāne, together with other representatives of the Ombudsman’s Office, visited the border control posts in Terehova and Grebņeva. The visit was carried out in response to information received about a growing number of people from Ukraine who are entering Latvia from Russia, with the aim to transit through Latvia to reach other destinations in Europe.
After an extensive period of research and development, the new Ombudsman’s Office website www.tiesibsargs.lv was launched on July 20. The new website is not only more accessible to people with disabilities, but also more user-friendly for every visitor of the website. The website was developed in cooperation with digital accessibility experts and users.