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Approved projects: Action projects in programme Democratic culture

About project

  • Executer: Cooperation Platform
  • Project title: The path to solve the problem
  • Regions of execution: Latvia
  • Project budget: 9 999.97 EUR
  • Project status: Active
  • Cooperation partners from donor countries:
  • Project contact person: Lauma Celma, chairman of the board,, 29822258

The aim of the project “The path to solve the problem” is to represent the interests of NGOs by proposing to revise the norm provided for in the Law on State Social Insurance regarding the minimal amount of mandatory state social insurance payments and to include accepted revisions regarding NGO projects implementation into the 3rd clause of the Law – exceptions, thus respecting citizens society –rights of NGOs to participate and the specifics of their activities in projects, avoiding creating the situation, where a number of NGOs in the country artificially are pushed into tax debts and therefore being forced to cease operations.  Within the framework of the project, a study will be carried out, expert opinions and proposals for legislative changes will be prepared, which will be made public in the information campaign, as well as submitted to the Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers in accordance with regulatory procedures. Latvian NGOs, officials of responsible institutions, Saeima deputies and officials will also be involved, regularly inviting to discussions, comments, thus establishing a dialogue with institutions and decision-makers, providing an opportunity to gain understanding about  the activities of NGOs and its specifics.



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