On 1-4 May, in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, the 23rd Congress of the International Union of Judicial Officers/Bailiffs (UIHJ) took place. At the Congress, a new management and Secretariat-General have been formed. Belgian bailiff Marc Schmitz has been elected president of UIHJ for a three-year term.
International conference "Development of bailiff's profession and future prospects in Latvia" was held on April 13 in the capital of Latvia, Riga. The event was dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the Private Bailiffs' Institute.