For the eighth consecutive year, the Foreign Investors Council in Latvia (FICIL) will present its assessment of the business environment in Latvia on April 24, taking a closer look at developments regarding public sector reform, workforce availability, fair competition, combatting shadow economy as well as other key topics of concern.
On February 2, the Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) presented some of its latest research and analysis on various topics. Among the presentations was this one from Jānis Sārts, director of STRATCOMCOE, which is now available on the Centre's YouTube channel, where you will also find a selection of other presentations from the day.
The Latvian Institute of International Affairs and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Baltic states in cooperation with the International Centre for Policy Studies, ICPS (Ukraine), invites you to follow a livestream discussion titled "Connectivity Interrupted: The Future of China’s presence in CEE after Russia’s Invasion in Ukraine", which will take place on January 26 from 14:00-15:00.
The Latvian Institute of International Affairs (LIIA), in cooperation with the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, Friedrich-Ebert Foundation, the embassies of Poland, Canada, and Spain in Latvia, as well as the StrategEast Center for a New Economy and 5G Techritory platform will be holding a debate December 19 to close its Riga Security Forum 2022 series of discussions.
Latvians living in different time zones around the globe celebrate the 104th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia during the Patriot Week. Egils Levits, President of Latvia, has released a special video message to all Latvians abroad that will be played at diaspora events and receptions held by Latvian embassies globally.
President of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde was in Latvia November 3 to speak at the annual conference of the Latvian central bank (which you can watch online in full).