weekly good news newsletter from Latvia issue 31

President Levits hosts a debate about UN

Latvia’s President Egils Levits hosted a debate at his Jūrmala residence on July 27 devoted to Latvia’s contribution to the United Nations. The event was held to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of the global body.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Latvia statement

Foreign Ministry issues statement about Russian distortions of history

Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement condemning recent efforts by the Russian Federation to deny the occupation of the Baltic states.

CoChess Latvia

Latvian develops world’s first chess-learning platform

Aspiring chess masters can now hone their skills online thanks to CoChess, a platform developed by Latvian IT experts. CoChess was created by the Riga office of Hamburg-based company Chess24.

Latvia birdsongs onlineLatvian birdsongs now accessible online

Ornithologist Edmunds Račinskis has uploaded recordings of his top ten Latvian birdsongs.

Latvian ABC

Latvian ABC teaches the ropes about Latvia

“The Latvian ABC” is a humorous yet informative guide to all things Latvian, produced by the Latvian Institute. The edition is available in paper format and in audio and e-book versions.