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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 13.02.2016, 21:20

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In 2015, the unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 9.1%

In 2015, the unemployment rate in Lithuania stood at 9.1%

12.02.2016

Statistics Lithuania informs that, according to the Labour Force Survey data, in 2015, the unemployment rate stood at 9.1%, which is by 1.6 percentage points less than in 2014. In 2015, the male unemployment rate stood at 10.1, the female one – at 8.2%. Over the year, the male unemployment rate decreased by 2.1 percentage points, the female one – by 1 percentage point.

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New stage of cooperation between EHU and Vytautas Magnus University

New stage of cooperation between EHU and Vytautas Magnus University

12.02.2016

On February 10th, European Humanities University (EHU) and Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement, aiming at enhancement of cooperation between two universities, reported BC Maksimas Milta from EHU.

UT's Narva college, Russian university to intensify cooperation

UT's Narva college, Russian university to intensify cooperation

11.02.2016

Representatives of the Narva College of the University of Tartu and the Pskov State University of Russia are set to sign an operating program for this year at Narva College on February 11th that calls for the continuation of intense cooperation between the two universities, reports LETA/BNS.


10 schools could be closed down in Latvia

10 schools could be closed down in Latvia

10.02.2016

As a result of the optimization of the school network in Latvia, it would be necessary to close down approximately 10 schools, education and science minister candidate Karlis Sadurskis told Latvian Television, reports LETA.

Annual Shadow Day events take place in all regions of Latvia

Annual Shadow Day events take place in all regions of Latvia

10.02.2016

The annual Shadow Day events take place all over Latvia today, organized by Junior Achievement Latvia, cites LETA.

10.02.2016

Historic ensemble of University of Tartu gets European Heritage Label

The historic ensemble of the University of Tartu has been given the European Heritage Label, the public broadcaster ERR said on February 9th, cites LETA/BNS.

09.02.2016

Winners of 6 Lithuanian Science Prizes announced

Winners of six Lithuanian Science Prizes were announced in Vilnius on February 8th, 2016, informs LETA/BNS.

08.02.2016

The pride of Uzbek people - Alisher Navoi

February 9 is the birthday of Alisher Navoi, the glorious son of the Uzbek people. This date is annually widely celebrated in all cities and regions of the country. In Tashkent, the poet’s admirers, as usual on this day, will gather at the foot of the majestic monument to Alisher Navoi, which is located in the National Park of Uzbekistan named after him, to pay tribute to the great ancestors.

05.02.2016

Estonian citizenship exam conducted electronically from 2016

The examination of knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia and of the Citizenship Act, which all applicants for Estonian citizenship must pass, are conducted electronically from the start of 2016, informs LETA/BNS.

05.02.2016

Global Innovation Expert: the new program from WU Executive Academy

How do people differ in their approaches to innovation management depending on where they live? What effects do the respective economic and cultural environments have on future developments? Why is it that certain factors that have a favorable influence on the innovative potential of businesses in some regions tend to be inimical to innovation in others? The new Global Innovation Expert certificate program will provide answers to exactly these questions.

04.02.2016

International studies fair opens in Vilnius

A three-day international exhibition of knowledge, education and career planning, Studies 2016, is opening at the exhibition and congress center Litexpo in Vilnius on Thursday, reports LETA/BNS.

04.02.2016

Estonian government allocates EUR 2 mln to cover costs of Tallinn private schools

The Estonian government on February 4th decided to allocate two million euros from the government's reserve to the Ministry of Education and Research for compensating costs deriving from the implementation of the Private Schools Act to the City of Tallinn in accordance with a court judgement, informs LETA/BNS.

04.02.2016

Estonian writer Jaan Kaplinski wins European Prize for Literature 2016

Estonian writer Jaan Kaplinski has been awarded the prestigious European Prize for Literature, news portal of the public broadcaster ERR reports, cites LETA/BNS.

03.02.2016

National Center for Education and Latvian ICT association sign cooperation memorandum

The National Center for Education (VISC) and the Latvian Association of Information and Communication Technologies (LIKTA) today signed a memorandum of cooperation aimed at reducing the shortage of labor in information and communication technology (ICT) industry in the future, informs LETA.

02.02.2016

Cert.lv in 5 years has trained 19,000 people in IT security

Latvian IT Security Incidents Response Institution Cert.lv in the past five years has trained almost 19,000 people – IT security specialists, students, pupils, public servants – in IT security issues, Cert.lv representatives informed LETA.

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