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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 25.04.2018, 05:51

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Latvia and Norway have potential for expanding cooperation on start-ups, education and tourism

Latvia and Norway have potential for expanding cooperation on start-ups, education and tourism

24.04.2018

Latvia and Norway have the potential for expanding cooperation on start-ups, innovation, education and tourism, Latvian Economics Minister Arvils Aseradens (Unity) said while meeting with Roy Angelvik, the Norwegian State Secretary of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, on April 23rd, reports LETA.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Technology, Tourism



Number of births in Lithuania may hit 60-year low in 2018

Number of births in Lithuania may hit 60-year low in 2018

17.04.2018

A researcher predicts that Lithuania in 2018 may record the lowest number of births in the past 60 years, the Delfi news website reported on April 17th, writes LETA/BNS.

Number of schools in Latvia has declined by 1/5 since restoration of independence

Number of schools in Latvia has declined by 1/5 since restoration of independence

17.04.2018

Since 1991-1992 school year, the number of schools in Latvia has declined by one fifth, while since 1996-1997 school year, when the number of schools was biggest, this number has dropped by 30%, writes LETA, according to the Education and Science Ministry data.


Female ex-employees of EU gender equality institute in Vilnius: harassment was widespread

Female ex-employees of EU gender equality institute in Vilnius: harassment was widespread

16.04.2018

Sexual harassment at the European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE) in Vilnius was more widespread than the few cases of harassment, former foreign employees of the Euorpean Union's (EU) institution told BNS, cites LETA.

A new attempt to revise the European Union

A new attempt to revise the European Union

12.04.2018

Social sciences’ researchers are constantly writing about critical aspects in the EU’s development. Among frequent “targets” are ineffective decision making, growing bureaucracy, inappropriate EU funds’ aid distribution, etc. Issues of democratic deficit are coming under scrutiny too. A British professor adds fresh facets in “resetting Europe” along more active citizens’ involvement.


05.04.2018

Lithuanian president: Ashes in the Snow movie to help world understand Baltics

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite attended a presentation of the movie Ashes in the Snow at the Capitol Building on Wednesday as part of her visit in the United States, informs LETA/BNS.

03.04.2018

Lithuanians remain among Europe's youngest mothers

Lithuanian women bear their first child at the age of 27 by average, being the youngest mothers in Europe, shows the latest survey by Eurostat, cites LETA/BNS.

02.04.2018

Vejonis promulgates bills on gradual transition to education in Latvian

President Raimonds Vejonis has promulgated the bills providing for a gradual transition to Latvian as the only language of instruction in all Latvia’s high schools, informs LETA.

29.03.2018

Estonian president discussed Russia, chemical attack with British minister

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, who is on a visit to the United Kingdom, on Tuesday met with British Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington, with whom she discussed the European relations with Russia and the chemical attack in Salisbury, among other topics, reports LETA/BNS.

23.03.2018

The parliament passes bills about gradual transition to Latvian-only education

The Latvian parliament today passed in the final reading amendments to the Education Law and the Law on General Education under which schools of ethnic minorities will have to start gradual transition to Latvian-only secondary education in the 2019/2020 academic year, reports LETA.

23.03.2018

National Encyclopedia of Latvia to be issued in October

The printed version of the National Encyclopedia of Latvia will be issued on October 18, while the encyclopedia's online website will launch on December 18, the encyclopedia's editor in chief Valters Scerbinskis told a press conference on March 22nd, informs LETA.

22.03.2018

Lithuania on its way to joining European laser organization ELI

Talks on Lithuania's membership in the Extreme Light Infrastructure Delivery Consortium (ELI-DC) are drawing to a close, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on March 22nd, cites LETA/BNS.

15.03.2018

Latvian president: science funding must focus on research with patent potential

Science funding must focus on research with patent potential, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis said during the meeting with the representatives of the Riga Technical University (RTU), cites LETA.

13.03.2018

Entrepreneurship, IT minister invites Indian IT specialists to Estonia

Estonia's Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology Urve Palo in an interview with Times of India said that Estonia requires an estimated 7,000 IT specialists and invited Indian specialists to Estonia, reports LETA/BNS.

12.03.2018

Economic reasons main driver behind emigration from Lithuania

Economic reasons are the main driver behind emigration from Lithuania, shows a survey carried out for the Kaunas University of Technology's Institute of Europe, reports LETA/BNS.

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