On Friday, January 16, in the Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR in Brussels, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma attended the opening concert of Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
On Friday, January 16, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma in Brussels paid a visit to the school of Europe where 3000 pupils are studying, including 109 Latvian children. During the meeting with the school’s management, Laimdota Straujuma expressed gratitude to the school for the opportunity to learn also the Latvian language and literature, and thus to maintain the linkage with the Latvian culture and identity.
Good evening, director of BOZAR art centre,
Excellencies, ministers, friends and supporters of Latvia, dear friends Latvians,
On Friday, January 16, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma in Brussels met one of the largest European social partners – the organization BUSSINESSEUROPE, including also the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia.
Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland today met Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma for talks on the Latvian EU Presidency, co-operation with the Council of Europe and the current security situation.
The Latvian Prime Minister has called for greater female leadership in Europe, at today’s EU Women Caucus’ meeting in the European Parliament. During the session “Lessons from Latvia: Women in Leadership”, hosted by the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP) and the Latvian Presidency of the Council, Laimdota Straujuma has highlighted the need for more women in politics.
On Wednesday, January 14, at the Plenary Session of the European Parliament, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma introduced the Members of the Parliament with the priorities of Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union - competitive Europe, digital Europe,
I am very honoured to be here today in Strasbourg and to introduce the European Parliament to the priorities of Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
On Monday, January 12, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma held a meeting with a high-level delegation of the city of Shanghai (China) and entrepreneurs.
On Wednesday 14 January, the Prime Minister of Latvia, Mrs. Laimdota Straujuma, will take part in the first plenary session of the European Parliament in 2015. She will present the Presidency’s work programme and answer questions of the Members of the European Parliament. The Latvian Presidency will focus on three overarching priorities: Competitive Europe, Digital Europe and Engaged Europe.