Latvian President Andris Bērziņš believes that Latvia's EU Presidency will be remembered as a time when Latvia helped ensure stability in Europe during a very changeable and complicated period.
Latvian Institute, 25.06.2015, Politics, EU
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has elected Riga Graduate School of Law Prorector Mārtiņš Mits as judge to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
Latvian Institute, 25.06.2015, EU, Society
The European Festival of Latvian Culture took place in Brussels from June 18 to 21. The festival was part of the Latvian Presidency's Culture Program, and lasted three days. The event's honorary patrons were Latvian ex-president Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga and European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis.
Latvian Institute, 19.06.2015, Celebration, EU
The VI Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region took place at Dzintari Concert Hall in Jūrmala from June 15 to 16. The forum was entitled "Achieving e-Quality by Connecting the Region", bringing together more than 600 participants, and was one of the largest events during the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
15.06.2015, Foreign Affairs