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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 24.11.2014, 00:11

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Investor sentiment towards Lithuanian economy escalating in 2014

Investor sentiment towards Lithuanian economy escalating in 2014

22.11.2014

Investor Confidence Index for Lithuania (ICIL) survey indicates increasing investor confidence in Lithuanian business environment. The upward trend has remain solid throughout the year and the overall index value reached 1.181 (out of maximum value of 2) in the last quarter of 2014. The positive expectations came through even despite the unpredictable geopolitical situation in Eastern Europe, reported BC ICIL press service.

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Antonenko, Nords first winners of new culture award in Latvia

Antonenko, Nords first winners of new culture award in Latvia

22.11.2014

With the National Culture Council looking at 26 nominees for the inaugural presentation of the Award of Distinction, three were singled out for the honor in Latvia, informs LETA.

Vytautas Magnus University awards Edward Lucas with honorary doctorate

Vytautas Magnus University awards Edward Lucas with honorary doctorate

21.11.2014

Edward Lucas, one of the most prominent British columnists analysing geopolitical situation in the Eastern Europe, has been awarded Vytautas Magnus University (VDU) Honorary Doctorate. The ceremony took place on 20 November, the university said in a press release.


Estonian president: both lawmakers and law enforcers must understand information technology

Estonian president: both lawmakers and law enforcers must understand information technology

20.11.2014

Today, the development of laws that fulfill the requirements of today's digital society has become one of the most important issues for maintaining security and controlling cyber crime, according to the President, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, who today opened the Networked Security international conference, which is being organised by the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and brings together experts from approximately 40 countries, reported BC the president's office.

Lithuanian energy minister: LNG terminal is game changer

Lithuanian energy minister: LNG terminal is game changer

20.11.2014

Minister of Energy in Lithuania Rokas Masiulis welcomed the participants of the Baltic Energy Forum 2014. He emphasized that the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal will change the rules that the energy market operates under, writes LETA/ELTA.

19.11.2014

Rõivas in Helsinki: e-residency is the next success story for Estonia

Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas yesterday in Helsinki said in his presentation speech held at Slush – the biggest event of start-ups and technology – that e-residency enables Europeans to start their business anywhere in the world and Estonia will be a landmark in this field, reports BC government’s press service.

14.11.2014

Estonian presidency ends in the Baltic Sea Region Border Control Cooperation Network

The year of Estonian presidency ends in the Baltic Sea Region Border Control Cooperation Network, during which the focus was on preventing and fighting cross-border crime, enhancing the exchange of information and compiling a risk assessment, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

14.11.2014

Mogherini in Riga: Eastern neighbors have to be respected

The question of Russia will have to be discussed in all seriousness in the future, but in the meantime, it needs to be remembered that Eastern neighbors have to be respected, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini said at a press conference in Riga yesterday, reports LETA.

13.11.2014

Lithuania's export leaders program Wings becomes No.1 in the world

Delegation from the Lithuanian public company Versli Lietuva (Enterprise Lithuania) returned from the 10th annual Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Network World Conference with the first place award which was granted for the export leaders program Wings, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuva.lt.

12.11.2014

iBeacon comes to Baltic States and EU

International Information and Communication Technology Fair RIGA COMM 2014 will give a great start for innovative technological solution called iBeacon. It will explore new doors for whole Europe.

11.11.2014

Around 200 cultural events to be organized during Latvia's Presidency of EU Council

Around 200 cultural events will be organized during Latvia's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, as Selga Laizane, head of the Latvian Presidency's public diplomacy and culture program, said while presenting the cultural program for Latvia's presidency at the Riga Bourse Art Museum on Monday, informs LETA.

11.11.2014

GEFCO – a key speaker in the “Strategic Partnership 1520” Forum in Shenzhen

During the China Shenzhen International Logistics and Transportation Fair, held from 14th to 16th October 2014, Luc Nadal, Chairman of the GEFCO Group Management Board, spoke at the “Strategic Partnership 1520” Forum in the plenary conference dedicated to transshipment logistics between Asia and Europe, informs BC Dita Bukovska.

10.11.2014

U.S. Embassy in Riga celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

The U.S. Embassy starts celebrating the power of entrepreneurship and innovation as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2014. Under the theme of “Supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from the Start,” the Embassy in Riga is organizing a range of events scheduled November 3-23.

10.11.2014

Latvian and Nordic PMs discussed the promotion of innovative entrepreneurship

On Friday, November 7, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma together with Prime Ministers of Nordic and Baltic countries and UK, experts and entrepreneurs participated in the Northern Future Forum held in Helsinki. Within the framework of the Forum, the participants discussed the promotion of innovative entrepreneurship and competitiveness of the education system, informs BC senior expert of the communication fepartment Sabīne Spurķe.

07.11.2014

Conference-exhibition IESMA 2014 to take place in Lithuania

Next Wednesday and Thursday, 12-13 November, an international conference-exhibition Innovative Energy Solutions for Military Applications (IESMA 2014) will take place in Vilnius. It is organised by NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence in partnership with the Georgian military technical research centre Delta, reports LETA/ELTA.

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