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Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

06.03.2017.

Managing urban areas has been always one of the most important development challenges for city planners. During last decades, cities have been developed in a strictly “human & sustainable” way: everything for city’s dwellers! However, nowadays it’s easy to evaluate the “optimal city” –its development has to be in line with the sustainability concept adopted by the UN and in effect from January 2016.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Investments, Latvia, Real Estate, Round Table


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A volunteer food delivery network for people in self-isolation or quarantine has been set up in Latvia

A volunteer food delivery network for people in self-isolation or quarantine has been set up in Latvia

23.03.2020.

Last week, from 17th to 20th of March, a virtual hackathon HackForce took place with the aim of discovering solutions to the challenges arising from the Corona virus crisis. One of the winners was the #paliecmājās movement– a volunteer network offering deliveries of food and other goods free of charge to those who are in at-risk groups or under home quarantine. Anyone can receive help from #paliecmājās – either by calling 25661991 or by visiting their website at www.paliec-majas.lv.

Keyword tags: Crisis, Good for Business, Latvia, Society


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