Following Latvia’s first Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs have received many positive words for a successful organisation and running of the Presidency at high professional standards from colleagues in European Union Member States and other cooperation partners.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 29.07.2015, EU, Politics, Foreign Affairs
Latvian President Andris Bērziņš believes that Latvia's EU Presidency will be remembered as a time when Latvia helped ensure stability in Europe during a very changeable and complicated period.
Latvian Institute, 25.06.2015, Politics, EU
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has elected Riga Graduate School of Law Prorector Mārtiņš Mits as judge to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
Latvian Institute, 25.06.2015, EU, Society
The European Festival of Latvian Culture took place in Brussels from June 18 to 21. The festival was part of the Latvian Presidency's Culture Program, and lasted three days. The event's honorary patrons were Latvian ex-president Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga and European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis.
Latvian Institute, 19.06.2015, Celebration, EU