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DAUGAVPILS UNIVERSITY

ABOUT US The Daugavpils University history has started on November 4 th, 1921 when due to the lack of professionally prepared teachers the first four-year pedagogical secondary school in Latgale was opened in Daugavpils, Valdemāra Street 32 (now Ģimnāzijas Street). Jānis Jirgens had been nominated as the director of the educational institution. In 1923 it […]

RISEBA

“RISEBA” University of Business, Arts and Technology is a university type private higher educational institution fully accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. Being one of the first private higher education institutions in Latvia, today RISEBA is among 10 largest higher education institutions in Latvia (both public and private) […]

Debets, SIA

“Debets” SIA was established in December 2006 and specialises in accounting services and tax consulting. The company was founded by Anita Blumberga who has extensive experience in accounting gained while working as chief accountant, financial manager, auditor and tax consultant. The friendly team of SIA Debets works to ensure the accuracy of your company accounts, and that they comply […]

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SIRG, Sun International Recycling Group

Sun International Recycling Group collects and recycles plastic generated from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE – any product operated by mains or battery power – televisions / printers / household equipment) from customers in Canada, USA and throughout Europe. With recycling facilities in Guangzhou China we recycle the plastics back into pellets which in […]

Dzedons Andrejs

Dzedons Andrejs

I am an Associate Professor at Riga Business School. I have spent 17 years teaching strategic management and operations and service management in the Riga Business School in MBA and EMBA programs and have trained and consulted many regional businesses. I hold PhD degree from Latvian Academy of Sciences in power electronics and MBA from State University of NewYork […]

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Latvia Tours

At the heart of Latvia Tours is a very simple principle: Latvia Tours exists to enable its customers, be it corporations, travel partners, governments or private individuals to meet their varied and ever changing travelling needs. We work with our clients to help them select their travel destinations, organize optimal travel plans and handling at […]

Rietumu Bank

Rietumu Bank is the leading privately-owned bank in Latvia specializing in corporate banking and wealth management. The main customers of the bank are companies actively involved in international labour and trade, with the business areas of interest being the Baltic countries and the CIS, including Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, as well as ‘old Europe’, Asia […]

Ireland

Ireland

Ireland is an island on the north-western edge of Europe. It is 486 kilometres long and 275 kilometres wide. Ireland has 3,172 kilometres of coastline – the longest coastline per head of population in Europe. The Republic of Ireland occupies three-quarters of the island and its capital city is Dublin. Ireland, with its beautiful scenery, […]

Population and languages in Ireland

Population and languages in Ireland

Population 4.4 million, over 1.5 million live in Dublin. Ethnic Composition Official language The national language is Irish, or Gaelic. However, almost everyone speaks English as their main language and all business is conducted in English, unless you request it to be conduct through the Irish Gaelic language. However, you will see street and road […]

Government, cities and ports in Ireland

Government, cities and ports in Ireland

Government The Irish Government Ireland is a parliamentary democracy.  The Head of the Government is the Taoiseach. The Tánaiste is the Deputy Prime Minister. There are 15 Government Departments.  The Taoiseach and the Ministers collectively form the Governmentunder the Irish constitution, and they hold executive power. The Oireachtas The Parliament is called the Oireachtas. There are two Houses of Parliament: […]

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Cluster Experts Baltic Sea Region

The foundation “Cluster Experts Baltic Sea Region” (CE BSR) was founded in 2010 to facilitate cluster development in Latvia and SMEs networking and co-operation in Latvia and the Baltic Sea Region. The foundation is involved in organizing international events and excahges, consulting, research activities and training. Since the beginning of 2013 the CE BSR administers […]

CONSPECTUS

The aim of CONSPECTUS is to provide professional services – secretary services, bookkeeping and accounting, public relations, legal services and organizational management for enterprises from different sectors. If you are spending more time in managing your support business tasks rather than managing your main business, you have to stop now! With a well established business […]

Aija Jasuna

The artist Aija Jasuna has illustrated more than 40 books, 130 greeting cards, 50 animated ebooks and interactive games for kids on the internet, 200 different designs for t-shirts, calendars, posters, packings etc. Aija`s work is unique. Her works are better known abroad than in Latvia. Website: www.aijastudio.com

Latvia’s GDP to Grow 3,8% in 2013, 5% in 2014 – SEB

Latvia’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow 3,8% this year and 5% next year, according to latest East European macroeconomic outlook released by SEB Banka. Meanwhile, GDP growth in Lithuania is expected to reach 3,2% in 2013 and 3,5% in 2014, and in Estonia GDP should grow 3,8% in 2013 and 3,7% in […]

Producer Prices Drop, Supply Side Pressure on Prices Still Low

In February 2013, the producer prices on production sold domestically dropped, and the drop was sufficient (-0.4%), to bring down the total producer price index (by 0.2%). As was expected, such price dynamics was primarily determined by the energy producing branches (which primarily operate in the domestic market), in all likelihood, under the impact of […]

Latvians Triumph in European Robotics Championship

Latvians Triumph in European Robotics Championship

Text: Latvian Institute Three Latvian-made robots triumphed in the European robotics championship’s prestigious Robot Sumo challenge, claiming the three top spots. The win automatically qualifies the teams for the World Robot Sumo Championship in Japan, meaning Europe will be represented by Latvia. The European championship „RobotChallenge” featured designers from all over the world with their […]

Government, cities and ports in Latvia

Government Latvia is a democratic, parliamentary republic. Legislative power is in the hands of the single chamber Saeima , which has 100 deputies. Parliamentary elections are held every 4 years. Latvia’s head of state, the President, is elected by the Saeima for a period of 4 years. The President signs laws, chooses the Prime Minister (who heads the […]

Population and Language in Latvia

Population Latvians are the indigenous people of Latvia, and the Finno-Ugric Livs (or Livonians) are the only indigenous minority. Latvia’s present ethnic mix is largely a result of massive post-war immigration, which resulted in a decline in the share of ethnic Latvians from 77% in 1935 to 52% in 1989. Population in 2012: 2, 041, 763 Urban: 68% […]

Regional Trip to Tukums on Thursday, April 25, 2013

Tukums – a small town surrounded by gardens and situated at the threshold of Kurzeme. Its inhabitants have always associated themselves with the region as their character reflects all the traditional traits of Kurzeme people: pride, wealth, spite and resilience Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013 Time: full day Price: LVL 25 + VAT (members); LVL […]

Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break (AN&RB) with the Business Efficiency Association on 24th April, 2013

  You are cordially invited to an AN&RB with the Business Efficiency Association. Guest speaker – Ms. Ginta Grandane, BEA Board Member. Business Efficiency Association unites 70 companies (http://www.efektivs.lv/?mid=26) and professionals from various industries in Latvia. Organising different activities BEA`s aim is to increase business efficiency in Latvia by practicing Lean, TOC and other similar methods.The […]

Āboltiņa Urges Ensuring the Existence of a Free and Independent Latvia

Āboltiņa Urges Ensuring the Existence of a Free and Independent Latvia

Saeima.lv On the day when the restored state of Latvia has become a day older then the first independent state of Latvia, Solvita Āboltiņa, Speaker of the Saeima, addressed the parliament from the rostrum of the Saeima and urged everybody to think about the basis for the existence of our state and to take responsibility […]

Republic of Latvia

Latvia in Brief Latvian: Latvija Lithuanian: Latvija Estonian: Lati German: Lettland French: Lettonie Spanish: Letonia Russian: Латвия Swedish: Lettland Chinese: 拉脫維亞 Japanese: ラトビア Arabic: لاتفيا COUNTRY CODE: LV CALLING CODE: +371 INTERNET TLD: .LV (.EU) TIME ZONE: EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC+3) WEIGHTS AND MEASURES: Metric The Republic of Latvia was founded on November 18, 1918. […]

Geography and nature of Latvia

The Latvian region map Latvia is the central country of the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and is located in North-eastern Europe on the east coast of the Baltic Sea. Its geographic coordinates are 57°00’N latitude and 25°00’E longitude. It consists of fertile lowland plains and moderate hills, with most of its territory less […]

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Joint Chamber Business Luncheon with Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Latvia on 11th April 2013

  You are cordially invited to a business lunch to discuss the new tendencies in the field of justice How to implement sustainable Rule of Law in Latvia will be presented by Mr. Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Latvia. Significant Professional Experience 2012 Minister of Justice of Latvia 2011 Parliamentary Secretary , Ministry of […]

Compendia of Papers from Historian Commission Digitalised

Compendia of Papers from Historian Commission Digitalised

Chancery of the President During a meeting with organisers of the “Eustory” competition on March 21, Latvian President Andris Bērziņš noted the completion of a very important project that began in the autumn of 2012 – the Latvian Commission of Historians and the Latvian National Library have digitalised all 27 of the commission’s compendia of […]