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Estonian government adopts 2017-2020 fiscal strategy

Estonian government adopts 2017-2020 fiscal strategy

28.04.2016

The Estonian government on April 28th endorsed the budgetary strategy for the next four years, which envisages increased investment in research and infrastructure and minor tax changes, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Budget, Education and Science, Estonia, Financial Services, Investments, Legislation



Estonian government approves of the funding for major property projects

Estonian government approves of the funding for major property projects

27.04.2016

The Estonian government has approved funding for several real estate projects in 2017-2020, including the construction of two regional rescue buildings, a new building for the school of fine arts and renovation of several kindergartens, informs LETA/BNS.

Interactive research centers for school students planned in 10 Lithuanian cities

Interactive research centers for school students planned in 10 Lithuanian cities

26.04.2016

Centers intended to boost the interest of school students in exact sciences are planned in ten cities of Lithuania, informs LETA/BNS.


Smallest teachers' wages to make EUR 680 in Latvia

Smallest teachers' wages to make EUR 680 in Latvia

25.04.2016

Teachers' minimum monthly wage in Latvia will be raised from EUR 420 to EUR 680, or by 62% next academic year, starting on September 1, 2016, under a new pay system proposed by the Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis (Unity), informs LETA.

Teachers' salaries to rise EUR 200 to EUR 300 from September 1 in Latvia

Teachers' salaries to rise EUR 200 to EUR 300 from September 1 in Latvia

25.04.2016

Teachers' salaries will be EUR 200 to EUR 300 higher from September 1, Education and Science Minister Karlis Sadurskis (Unity) said in an interview with the LNT television this morning, informs LETA.

22.04.2016

YIT to reconstruct University of Tartu library for EUR 5.5 mln

AS YIT Ehitus, Estonian operation of the listed Finnish construction group YIT, has won a tender for the contract to reconstruct University of Tartu Library with an offer of 5.5 million euros exclusive of VAT, informs LETA/BNS.

22.04.2016

Annual Latvian Literature Awards go to poet Verdins and author Berzins

The winners of the Latvian Literature Award were announced in a ceremony at Spikeri Concert Hall in Riga yesterday, informs LETA.

21.04.2016

Lithuanian scientists come up with 5 options to restrict power from Belarus' NPP

Lithuania's power transmission company Litgrid and scientists at the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) have come up with five options of how Lithuania could restrict electricity imports from a nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, only 50 kilometers from Vilnius, informs LETA/BNS.

21.04.2016

Latvia wants to develop cooperation with Azerbaijan in higher education

On April 20, 2016, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics received copies of letters of credence from the new Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Latvia, Javanshir Akhundov, informs LETA.

20.04.2016

Youth employment on the rise in recent years in Latvia

The situation with youth employment has been improving in Latvia in recent years, with the youth employment rate rising and joblessness in the age group of 15-29 year-olds dropping, the Welfare Ministry said in a report on the implementation of the Youth Guarantee Program, cites LETA.

20.04.2016

Vilnius politicians endorse Roma integration program

The Vilnius City Council on April 19th gave a green light to the Roma integration plan, which aims to move residents of the Roma settlement to homes in other parts of the city in the long run, informs LETA/BNS.

19.04.2016

EUR 104.7 mln to be invested in development of vocational schools in Estonia in 5 years

The government of Estonia on April 19th approved the Education and Science Ministry's regulations on vocational education development, which stipulate investing EUR 104.7 million in the development of vocational schools over the next 5 years, informs LETA/BNS.

18.04.2016

The winners of the Human Development Award 2016 announced in Latvia

On Friday, April 15th during the 3rd Annual Human Development Award of Latvia at the Latvian National Library, the winners of the Human Development Award 2016 were announced: Zigmunds Zaļenko, Accenture Latvia, Children's Palliative Care Society and Andris Berzins, Co-Founder of TechHub Riga.

18.04.2016

Kyrgyzstan officials studying Estonia's language immersion experience

A group of Kyrgyz experts of multilingual and multicultural education is visiting Estonia this week to study the Estonian language immersion experience, informs LETA/BNS.

15.04.2016

Latvia shares agricultural experience with Uzbekistan

On 13 April, the Foreign Ministry’s Deputy State Secretary, Eduards Stiprais, met with representatives from agricultural universities and research institutes of Uzbekistan, who had arrived to Latvia with support from the United States Agency for International Development to gain experience in the field of farming and agricultural reforms and acquire knowledge on how to improve the learning process in their institutions, reported BC the press service of Latvian MFA.

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