30 Sep 2014

Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs and the Dutch Defence Minister Discuss NATO’s Regional Military Presence

On 30 September, the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

30 Sep 2014

State Secretaries to Meet at EU Institutions in Brussels

On 1 and 2 October, as part of preparations for Latvia’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, State Secretaries (the highest-ranking civil servants in each Ministry) will visit several EU institutions.  They will review the status of preparations and outline the work still to be completed before 1 January 2015 when Latvia takes over the Presidency. 

30 Sep 2014

Local Governments in Georgia are Briefed on Eastern Partnership Developments

On 29 September in Tbilisi, Georgia, the Ambassador-at-Large for Eastern Partnership Matters, Juris Poikāns, took part in the Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP). In his address to the participants, the Ambassador highlighted the role and importance of local authorities for the Eastern Partnership policy.