The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said November 28 it has received the final version of a study by the University of Latvia’s Center for the Diaspora and Migration Studies (CDMS), entitled “Engagement and Cooperation with Diaspora Scientists”. The study identifies problems and possible solutions to promote engagement and cooperation with scientists from Latvia living abroad and scientists of Latvian descent.
The penultimate part of a series of articles by the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism (Re:Baltica) was published October 18, with the possible future of Latvia's widespread diaspora under examination.
A Latvian journalist on assignment with Estonian colleagues was arrested and detained in Kosovo August 23, report Kosovan and Estonian media.
On 27 July at the Saeima (the Latvian Parliament), a forum on informal cooperation between Latvians working for the European Union (EU) and other international organisations took place to discuss the best ways of cooperating with professionals who are employed outside Latvia and represent Latvia’s interests.