About: Latvia

Energy 15-05-2015

Experts: There will be more LNG terminals in the Baltic Sea if it pays

Baltic states have to consider the business potential of new liquefied natural gas terminals before further investments take place, experts from Latvian ministries told EURACTIV Czech Republic’s Adéla Denková. New technologies will also change the game in energy security, a central goal of the EU’s Energy Union plan, they said.
Languages & Culture 05-05-2015

Language entrepreneur: Smaller languages could be lost in the Digital Single Market

Opening borders may undermine smaller languages, unless research initiatives support making translation more competitive, says Andrejs Vasiljevs.

Latvian PM: If Russia attacks NATO, the treaty will be enforced

Ahead of the Eastern Partnership summit in May, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma of Latvia, which currently holds the Presidency of the EU, warned that if necessary, Article 5 of the NATO treaty will be enforced. We will not go back to the Soviet Union, she told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

Latvian minister: Greater youth participation “beneficial” for all

Enhanced political participation of young people will be beneficial both for society and decision makers, said Latvia's Minister for Education and Science M?r?te Seile, in an interview with EURACTIV.
Development Policy 10-12-2014

Gobi?š: The European Year for Development 2015 started in Latvia

A telephone conversation in 2010 launched the idea of designating 2015 as European Year for Development, Andris Gobi?š told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Future EU 17-02-2004

Full interview with Sandra Kalniete, the future Commissioner nominated by Latvia

The EU's next budget should concentrate on what offers added value for competition and integration between old and new Member States says Sandra Kalniete, Latvian Commissioner nominee, in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV. She would welcome a Commission president from a new Member State.