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Sunday, 04.10.2015, 07:47
Lithuania and Ukraine have signed an agreement on cooperation in the area of science and technology (S&T) in 2016-2020, writes LETA.
Keyword tags: Education and Science, Lithuania, Technology
The University of Latvia for the first time has been listed in "The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016", taking 601st-800th place, as the University of Latvia, writes LETA.
The Education and Science Ministry has signed agreements with eight schools in three cities on providing education for the Syrian asylum seekers, as Latvijas Avize newspaper reported, writes LETA.
Latvia requires two infantry brigades and a number of other measures to withstand a theoretical attack by Russia, according to research study of Russian security policy 2015-2020 and its impact on Latvia, cites LETA.
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, and political scientist and writer Francis Fukuyama discussed the future of information technology in Stanford University, Silicon Valley, the president's office reports BC.
Latvian science was buried in the ground this summer, as financing for science has been reduced by 60%, Ivars Kalvins, Director of the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, said in an interview on this morning's edition of the "Latvijas Neatkariga televizija" (LNT) news program "900 Seconds", cites LETA.
Commission vice-president, V. Dombrovskis underlined that the economic convergence was more than uniformity. The EU’s economic policy must be adjusted to the specifics of each member state, their economic structure and economic cycles. Fiscal responsibility and financial stability are preconditions for economic growth and convergence.
The wage fund of teachers and cultural, social, and internal security workers increased by 4% in Estonia
The Estonian Government decided to increase the wage fund of teachers, cultural workers, social workers, and internal security workers by 4% at its cabinet meeting Friday, government communication unit reports BC.
Despite lagging behind Lithuania and Estonia in the number of start-ups, Latvia's scene is expanding quickly with more and more new entrepreneurs appearing. This according to Forbes magazine that points out in addition that government support has in turn also increased for the newcomers, via the Latvian Guarantee Agency, Success stories worth mentioning are CoBook and Ask.fm, also Trip.Center, the magazine reports LETA.
The Research Centre, founded by the Bank of Lithuania and Vilnius University, has set up a team of talented scientists and commences active operations this month, reports BC bank’s press service.
The Estonian government decided on September 17th not to give permission to five schools in the capital city Tallinn to make an exception in the choice of study language in the high school stage, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Next week, September 21st, a book presentation will be held of the Latvian Poet Laureate Aspazija's prose selections, translated into English, titled: "Aspazija. Her Lyrical Prose", reports LETA.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with Professor Karen Dawisha, a well-known American political scientist and author of the book “Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia”, who delivered the keynote address at the Vilnius Democracy Forum currently held in the Lithuanian capital, informed BC presidential press service.
The research commission set up to examine Soviet Latvia's KGB documents will include more than twenty doctors of sciences – respected historians, sociologists, literary scientists, philosophers, lawyers, and others, informs LETA.
It all began with a team of four, two MBA programs, two certificate programs and a handful of corporate programs and seminars. Only 10 years later, the WU Executive Academy employs more than 50 people and has established itself, in its three core business areas, as a leading training provider in Central and Eastern Europe, earning an eight-figure sum in executive education revenue.