Press releases

26.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

Brussels, February 26, 2015. Today, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma met Richard Weber, President of the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry "Eurochambres" and Arnaldo Abruzzini, Secretary – General to discuss cooperation between Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union and business cooperation partners – the European chambers of commerce.

26.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

On Thursday, February 26, in Brussels, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of Latvia, will open the conference “More or Less Europe?” organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies which is a leading think-tank in Europe.

22.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

Latvia strongly condemns the act of terror in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv at a peace march on 22 February commemorating the anniversary of the Maidan events; two people were killed and nine others were injured in the terror attack.

22.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

Today Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, participated in the events of the EuroMaidan Revolution anniversary together with the Presidents of Lithuania, Germany, Georgia and Poland and Heads of Government of Estonia and Slovakia;

20.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

On February 21-22, Laimdota Straujuma, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia, will visit Kiev, Ukraine, in order to participate, together with the heads of state and government of other countries, the memorial events of the EuroMaidan Revolution anniversary.

19.02.2015 Valsts kanceleja

Riga, 19 February 2015. More efficient public administration, implementation of reforms, public involvement and digital technologies, cross-border services, leadership in public administration, organisational culture and attracting young people to work in public authorities - these are the priorities for public administration which European experts will discuss next month in Riga.

18.02.2015 Valsts kanceleja

On Thursday 19 February, a meeting of the EU Public Administration Network (EUPAN) Troika Secretariat takes place at the State Chancellery of the Republic of Latvia. At the meeting, the experts will discuss current developments in public administration in the EU Member States while preparing for the meeting of the EU EUPAN Innovative Public Services Working Group and the Human Resources Working Group.

13.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

Brussels, February 12, 2015. At the European Council meeting held in Brussels, the Heads of State and Government of the European Union states mainly focused on the settlement of the military conflict in Ukraine and the results of the Minsk negotiations. Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine was also invited to the European Council meeting,

12.02.2015 Ministru prezidents

On February 12 in Brussels, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma, during the meeting with President of the European Council Donald Tusk, expressed hope that the Minsk negotiations on the solution to the military conflict in Ukraine will end with the result that will allow for termination of the armed conflict and further negotiations by diplomatic means with a uniform and steadfast position of the EU.

04.02.2015 Ārlietu ministrija

Latvia strongly condemns the latest act of terror by the terrorist group ISIL (the so-called “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant”) in its vicious murder of a captive Jordanian pilot, Moaz al-Kasasbeh. Latvia categorically condemns all acts of terror and violence and conveys deepest condolences to the family and relatives of  Moaz al-Kasasbeh, to Jordan and all its people.