Presentation of the book "Latvian Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook 2019"

The Latvian Institute of International Affairs is honored and happy to invite you to the presentation and discussion of the LATVIAN FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY YEARBOOK 2019, which has already become a traditional event at the beginning of the year that brings together foreign and security policy makers, experts, politicians, and other interested participants. The Latvian Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook 2019 aims to contribute to the understanding of Latvia’s foreign and security policy decisions and considerations in 2018, as well as assess the opportunities and concerns that await Latvia in 2019.

The environment of the foreign policy is ever changing – and so are we.
Come and join us!

Tuesday, January 22, 10:00 – 11:30 | “ALTUM,” Dome Square 4, Riga

Registration for the event is available here

Opening remarks:
Andris Sprūds, Director of the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and Professor at the Riga Stradiņš university
Artis Dobulis, Project manager at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Latvia

Keynote adresses:
Rihards Kols, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima
Andris Pelšs, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

Panel discussion
Inna Šteinbuka, Member of the Fiscal Discipline Council and Professor at the University of Latvia
Toms Rostoks, Professor at the University of Latvia and Researcher at the Centre for Security and Strategic Research of the National Defence Academy of Latvia
Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova, Head of the New Silk Road Programme (LIIA) and China Studies Centre at the Riga Stradiņš university

Hosts: Sintija Broka, Researcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs, and Ansis Bogustovs, Journalist, Host of the Foreign Policy Discussion Programme at RigaTV24.

The project is supported by the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.

Informative supporters of the event portal Delfi.lv.

Published 08 January 2019