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International conference on “New materials and design possibilities for packaging” will held in Riga26.08.2016
An international conference titled "New materials and design possibilities for packaging" will be held in the Chamber of Commerce in Latvia on 5 September. The conference has been initiated and organized by the Association of Packaging of Latvia and IMMER-Ukrplastic Group, conference`s representative told BC.
On 15-16 August 2016 Samarkand hosted an International Conference on the theme “Enhancing the role of non-state electronic media in the process of democratization and modernization of the state: the experience of Uzbekistan”. The conference was attended by experts from Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Russia.
Immensely big China’s interest to the Baltic Sea region has been evident during recent “China-Europe Forum” in Denmark. Thus, Europe is becoming ever closer connected to the Eurasian project involving apparently the Baltic States too. Politicians in the Baltic States shall see these perspectives as a new and positive challenge.
The largest telecommunications conference in the Baltic States Telco Trends will take place in Jurmala, in August20.07.2016
Already after a month in Jurmala, will take place Telco Trends - the largest international telecommunications conference and exhibition in the Baltic States, which will bring together representatives of leading enterprises of electronic communications from more than 30 countries of the world, informs BC Natalya Vasilyeva, Telco Trends PR Director.
At the end of November, Riga will host the technology and start-up conference Digital Freedom Festival (DFF). The conference will bring together over 1000 technology and start-up entrepreneurs, experts, policymakers, investors and inspirational speakers from all over the world, BC was informed by the organizers of the event.
Organizer - Latvian Institute IRIS-ALKONA - traditionally receives in July scientists, researchers, academic staff, as well as businessmen and practitioners. The main purpose: to share their research and practical (professional) views, to discuss topical issues in economics, business and finance.
The 6th International Telecommunications Conference and Exhibition TELCO TRENDS 2016 will be held from August 17 to August 19 in Jurmala, which is the largest one in the Baltic States. It will bring together the best industry experts, who will talk about the situation and trends in the European telecommunications market: including the subject of copyrights, the development of OTT services and payment technologies, as well as tell about the new technical solutions.
On 30 June, 2016 JSC Viešųjų investicijų plėtros agentūra (i.e. Public Investment Development Agency, hereafter – VIPA), organized a meeting informing the stakeholders that on 1 April, 2016, together with organizations from other six members of the European Union (EU), it had joined the BUILD2LC project “Boosting Low Carbon Innovative Building Rehabilitation in European Regions” of the European territorial cooperation programme “Interreg Europe”.
The XII International Uzbek Cotton & Textile Fair and Conference will take place on 12-13 October 2016 in Tashkent.
From 30 June to 2 July, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be hosting a meeting of Latvia’s Honorary Consuls with the aim of discussing the issues high on the foreign policy agenda Latvia, its economic development and opportunities for business cooperation, including involvement in the export promotion and attraction of foreign investments. The Honorary Consuls will also hear the latest news concerning consular work and the events to commemorate Latvia’s centennial, reported BC the Latvian MFA.
On 21-22 June, Riga will welcome a meeting of political directors of the Foreign Ministries from the countries – members of the Enhanced Partnership in Northern Europe (e-PINE). The meeting is hosted by Latvia as the country coordinating the Baltic and Nordic cooperation (NB8) in 2016, informed BC the Latvian MFA.
The migration crisis is not solely a European concern but a global problem, Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand said in a statement on the occasion of World Refugee Day, cites LETA/BNS.
At a recent Brussels Economic Forum, both ECB Governor M. Draghi and Commission vice-president J. Katainen revealed present EU efforts to stream line European economy. They claimed that because of structural weaknesses, the lack of investment reduced member states’ competitiveness.
On 15 June, the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkevics, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni. The Ministers exchanged views on preparations for the NATO Warsaw Summit, the security climate in the region, the European Union’s future, and migration-related issues, informed BC the Latvian MFA.
The aviation and associated industries made up 2.5% of Latvia's GDP in 2014, or EUR 585 million, as Olegs Baranovs, Director of the Economy Ministry's National Economy Structural Policy Department, said at an aviation industry forum today, cites LETA.