Posts tagged as experience

Ivars Zviedris wants your Covid-19 story

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Latvian documentary director and operator Ivars Zviedris is calling for people to share their experience during the Covid-19 novel coronavirus pandemic for his upcoming documentary covering the state of emergency in Latvia, according to National Film Centre representatives on April 2. “A documentarian’s mission is to be present. The main challenge is finding the safest way to film – to keep a distance and not endanger anyone, but get close…

Experience from Harvard CopyrightX Course at Vilnius University

Thursday, February 6, 2020

In the spring of 2019, Vilnius University Faculty of Law (VU TF) and Harvard Law School (HLS) implemented cooperation on an educational project to promote knowledge about American copyright law. “CopyrightX” is a twelve-week interactive lecture series on United States copyright law organized by HLS and affiliate institutions around the world. Forty VU TF students participated in this project. The idea of “​​CopyrightX” The idea of “​​CopyrightX” dates back to…

Asian entertainment industries grappling with #MeToo issues

By Hilary Fox on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

When Wu Ke-xi was looking for a frightening plotline for her latest film, she didn’t need to look further than her own industry. The Taiwanese actress and screenwriter’s latest movie, “Nina Wu,” is the story of an actress who, in pursuit of a role that will lead to stardom, is abused and psychologically scarred by a man in power. Wu found herself closely following the #MeToo movement in Hollywood, and…

Spotless reputation, Latvian citizenship and EUR 9 000 wage – chief wanted for FCMC

Friday, July 12, 2019

Latvia’s State Chancellery has announced the opening of application submission process for the post of chairman of Finance and Capital Market Commission (FCMC), according to the 12 July official publication in Latvian Herald. The main requirements for candidates include having a spotless reputation, no criminal record, and compliance with requirements of regulations in order to be provided with access to official secrets. Candidates have to be Latvian citizen with at…

Defence League volunteers join NATO troops in first-of-a-kind exercise

Monday, July 1, 2019

Personnel from Estonia’s voluntary Defence League (Kaitseliit) were on exercise with NATO troops this weekend, according to Baltic News Service, gaining anti-tank warfare experience on a scale the organization had previously not enjoyed. The Defence League members, from the Tallinn, Harju and Rapla region, joined British and French personnel at the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) central training area June 28-30, and engaged in anti-tank warfare training. The exercise, named Hunt…

Experts in civil protection mechanisms of 15 states to attend training course in Estonia

Monday, January 21, 2019

Experts in civil protection mechanisms from 15 states are to participate in a week-long training course organized by the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences. The staff management course held by the Academy of Security Sciences as part of the EU civil protection mechanism training program is to run from Saturday to Friday and host 20 experts from 15 states, spokespeople for the academy said, adding that the purpose of the…

The Baltic suicide: How Washington recruits the guerrillas

By Lukas Ramonas on Monday, August 13, 2018

All of us are witnesses of US Special Operations Forces (SOF) continued activity in the Baltic region. This fact is demonstrated by the participation of the V-22 Osprey convertoplanes in the military exercises, which take place in the Baltic countries regularly. The US SOF staff are studying the Baltic battlefield diligently – this is how NATO considers the territory of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. It`s necessary to mention that the…

Estonian, Dutch people think similarly

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid said at a meeting with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on Tuesday that both countries’ people are able to appreciate the benefits of digital society but have a similar understanding also of things farther from home. The Estonian head of state said at the press conference following the meeting that both Estonian and Dutch people value the ease of arranging their everyday lives, the president’s press…