Posts published in Day: April 6, 2021

Around 8% of Latvians have had their first Covid jab

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

As of Monday, 121,868 persons or 8% of the Latvian adult population had received at least one Covid-19 jab, Health Ministry said April 5. Nearly three weeks ago the  figure was 6%  , so, despite the opening of mass vaccination centers over Easter holiday, the growth has not been rapid. Following the opening of three priority vaccination groups on the Easter holiday, in Latvia the vaccine against Covid-19 is gradually…

Leadership from Latvia: Interview with Latvian Foreign Minister

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Edgars Rinkēvičs has been the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Latvia since 2011. In the interview, he shares his insights on disinformation, cybersecurity, human rights, and energy resiliency. For decades, Latvia has been a target of Russian disinformation. How has that disinformation evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic? What strategies have been most effective in combating foreign propaganda? Does your strategy change against non-state actor propaganda? Let me…