Energy: Pulling the Baltic Sea Region together or apart?

In recent years, the Baltic Sea region has gained importance as an energy bridge between the EU and Russia. At the same time, important changes have taken place in the sphere of energy in the EU and the indi...


Nordic stamp on EU Baltic Sea Strategy

The Nordic Council of Ministers has left a very clear imprint on the new EU Baltic Sea Strategy, which the EU Commission presented at a series of events in member countries on Wednesday.


Nordic-Baltic workshop on the prevention of violence

The Nordic and Baltic countries have a long history of collaboration and sharing of experience in number areas. In violence prevention Norway has taken a leading role in supporting the expansion of good prac...


First grants in Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture

Within the joint Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture, financial support of EUR 83 483 has been granted to 60 out of 211 mobility applications submitted from the Nordic and Baltic countries. The mobi...


ECO CHIC- Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion

From April 27 until June 5, an exhibition ECO CHIC- Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion organised by the Swedish Institute is being held at the Riga Art Space, 3 Kungu Str. The exhibition displays the works ...


“The Anatomy of Exile” by Juris Kronbergs

Marking the publication of “The Anatomy of Exile”, a poetry compilation by the acclaimed poet and translator Juris Kronbergs, the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia and the publishing house “Mansa...


Premier of the film “Arn – the Knight Templar


The joint Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Business and Industry

The joint Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Business and Industry promotes economic cooperation, innovation and entrepreneurship to strengthen the global competitive power of the Nordic-Baltic region. The...


Globalisation Forum in Iceland

The financial crisis - a brake or a starting pistol for a progressive climate policy? This is the theme for the Nordic prime ministers' second Globalisation Forum which will take place from 26 - 27 February ...


Photo exhibition Spitsbergen – the Arctic Adventure

The exhibition Spitsbergen—the Arctic Adventure, will take place from 19 February until 31 May at the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia, Marijas 13/3. Photo exhibition Spitsbergen—the Arctic Adve...