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Action 14 in Latvia flag Latvia

Member States, the Commission and other representative institutions such as parliaments should develop services that involve stakeholders in public debates and decision-making processes building on pilots and demonstration.

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Have you developed a service that involves stakeholders in public debates and decision-making? if yes. In which areas have you run a consultation? What is the highest number of participants you have had in an online consultation/debate in your policy area? Yes Latvian legislation permits stakeholders to comment on upcoming legislative acts and to be involved in a debates and discussions during the public discussion phase of the legislation's preparation process. Legislation in preparation is available through the websites of Cabinet of Ministers ( and Saeima (the parliament) ( Both websites also have specific sections for stakeholder involvement: Cabinet of Ministers: Saeima: There is live broadcast on the internet every time the sessions of Cabinet of Ministers and Saiema are happening. Portal is a legally approved tool for citizens to introduce legislative initiatives for lawmakers. presentation: (English transcript available)