Posts tagged as conference

View from Latvia: Is the EU Failing us?

By Eugene Matos de Lara on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

On the historic date of March 08th – International Women’s Day, a large number of international affairs specialists gathered for the second consecutive summit in Vienna, Austria. This leg of the Vienna Process event titled: “Europe – Future – Neighbourhood at 75: Disruptions Recalibration Continuity”. The conference, jointly organized by four different entities (the International Institute for Middle East and Balkan Studies IFIMES, Media Platform Modern Diplomacy, Scientific Journal European…

Lithuania holds first conference on Future of Europe

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

In the run up to the joint EU conference on the Future of Europe, Lithuania has taken a lead to organise domestic events to discuss the future of the bloc and the role of the country in it. The conference took place in November and was organised by the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC) think tank in Vilnius and the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry, and was attended by the country’s top…

Watch future of Baltic Sea being debated

Monday, September 28, 2020

The Baltic Sea is severely affected by general threats like biodiversity loss and climate change, and by specific local pressures such as eutrophication, overfishing, elevated levels of contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, and litter, in particular plastic waste. Concerned by the poor state of the Sea and its marine environment, EU Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius has organising a high-level conference on possible actions to redress the situation,…

Latvian central bank confirmed that it will host its annual conference on September 25

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Latvijas Banka (LB), the Latvian central bank, confirmed September 3 that it will host its annual conference on September 25 at 11:30 with the title “Money and public security” The conference will take place “mostly remotely,” LB said. “Most speakers as well as the audience will participate in the conference by taking advantage of modern video conference technologies. Anyone interested will be able to watch the conference live on the website   …

Conference on security policy ‘existential’ for Baltic states begins in Munich

Friday, February 14, 2020

Baltic leaders are departing for the annual Munich Security Conference that gathers state leaders and ministers to discuss upcoming security challenges that are existential for the Baltic states. Estonia’s International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS) will host a  discussion   on deterrence, security and stability in the Baltic states that will be attended by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and his Latvian counterpart, Egils Levits. “All three Baltic states are…

CyberChess 2019 to take place in Latvia

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

CERT.LV and ISACA Latvia chapter in collaboration with LMT and dots. are organizing an international cybersecurity conference CyberChess 2019. Date and venue: October 2-3, 2019 in Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija, Elizabetes Street 55, Riga. Live streaming will be available on www.cert.lv and www.straume.lmt.lv. Main conference language is English, some presentations in parallel sessions will be in Latvian. Registration is open till September 19, 2019. Participants will receive certificate of attendance. Places…

Trump’s Afghanistan decision pushes country toward vote

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

President Donald Trump’s sudden halt to U.S.-Taliban talks looks like a gift to the beleaguered Afghan president, who has insisted on holding a key election in less than three weeks’ time despite widespread expectations that a peace deal would push it aside. Now, with an agreement to end America’s longest war on hold, Afghanistan suddenly faces a presidential vote amid warnings that it’s not ready — and the threat of even more…

Estonian parlt committee members to meet with European counterparts in Helsinki

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Members of the foreign affairs committee and national defense committee of the Estonian parliament are taking part in a Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) conference in Helsinki on Thursday and Friday. Marko Mihkelson, head of the delegation and deputy chairman of the foreign affairs committee, said that the EU Foreign and Security Policy has reached a crucial breaking point. “Europeans must decide…

Trump to hold news conference on census citizenship question

Thursday, July 11, 2019

President Donald Trump said he’ll hold a news conference Thursday to talk about the 2020 census and his push to include a question on citizenship. A Supreme Court ruling has temporarily barred the question , but Trump has said he may issue an executive order or memorandum to try to force the issue. The government has already begun the process of printing the census survey without that question . The…

Estonian PM in Georgia for Eastern Partnership 10th anniversary conference

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas is in Georgia on Wednesday and Thursday to attend an international conference marking the tenth anniversary of the European Union’s Eastern Partnership (EP). The conference, held in the city of Batumi on Thursday and Friday, will be attended by delegates from several European Union member states and Eastern Partnership nations, including eight ministers of foreign affairs, spokespeople for the Georgian Foreign Ministry told journalists on…