The Order of the Three Stars awarded to Ombudsman Juris Jansons

On Friday, August 20, the President of Latvia Egils Levits presented the Order of the Three Stars to the Ombudsman Juris Jansons for meritorious service to Latvia at a solemn ceremony at Riga Castle.

The Order of the Three Stars was awarded to Juris Jansons in accordance with the decision of the President and the Chapter of Orders of April 20, 2021.

“I see this highest award in the country as an assessment of my mission as an ombudsman and a team I lead,” admits Juris Jansons.

As indicated in the President’s statement, the highest Latvian state awards were given to people who have served the Latvian state and people excellently and whose selfless work has strengthened the country’s democracy, rule of law, security, and prosperity.