FES Baltic States

  • Friday, 15.06.18 | Latvia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

    NATO in 2018: Limits and Opportunities in Responding to Existing and Emerging Challenges

    What is the future of NATO and security cooperation in Europe?


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  • Friday, 11.05.18 to Sunday, 13.05.18 | Latvia, Sustainable economy and social system, Democracy and civil society | Event

    Academy for Social Democracy in the Baltic States 2018

    The Academy for Social Democracy in the Baltic States has officially begun. The first seminar on “Economy, Welfare State and Social Democracy” took...


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  • Tuesday, 08.05.18 | Latvia, Sustainable economy and social system | Event

    Panel Discussion: Universal Basic Income

    Unconditional basic income for everyone: for a long time, it was considered an idealistic utopia and impossible to implement in any society. However,...


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  • Monday, 07.05.18 to Tuesday, 08.05.18 | Latvia, Sustainable economy and social system | Event

    International Conference: “The Future of Work”

    Grand societal changes such as Digitalization and Migration challenge the future of working life and concern all countries surrounding the Baltic Sea....


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Estonia Office
Pärnu mnt. 27-13
10141 Tallinn

Lithuania Office
A. Jakšto g. 6a/8-34
LT-01105 Vilnius

Shortly after the restoration of independence, in 1992, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation started its activities in the three Baltic States and opened offices in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius. The core concern was to support the democratic transition processes, to accompany the Baltic States on their way to the European Union and to promote the dialogue between the Baltic States and Germany, and among the countries of this region.

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The Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) has operated in Latvia since 1993. Its office in Riga is also responsible for coordinating FES activities in all three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
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The Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) has been represented in Estonia since 1993, with its office in the country’s capital, Tallinn. The office is led by an academic employee of the foundation, and is coordinated from the regional office for the Baltic States in Riga.
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The Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) has been represented in Lithuania since 1994, with its office in the country’s capital, Vilnius. The office is led by an academic employee of the foundation, and is coordinated from the regional office for the Baltic States in Riga.
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Latest Events

Friday, 15.06.18 | Latvia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

NATO in 2018: Limits and Opportunities in Responding to Existing and Emerging Challenges

What is the future of NATO and security cooperation in Europe?


more

Friday, 11.05.18 to Sunday, 13.05.18 | Latvia, Sustainable economy and social system, Democracy and civil society | Event

Academy for Social Democracy in the Baltic States 2018

The Academy for Social Democracy in the Baltic States has officially begun. The first seminar on “Economy, Welfare State and Social Democracy” took...


more

Tuesday, 08.05.18 | Latvia, Sustainable economy and social system | Event

Panel Discussion: Universal Basic Income

Unconditional basic income for everyone: for a long time, it was considered an idealistic utopia and impossible to implement in any society. However,...


more

Recent Publications

Reire, Gunda; Lelle, Aija

Annual review of labour relations and social dialogue

Baltics : 2017
Bratislava, 2018

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Vārpiņa, Zane

Countries of old men?

Demographic challenges in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Riga, 2018

Download publication (2,4 MB PDF-File)


Latvian foreign and security policy

Yearbook 2018
Riga, 2018

Download publication (6,9 MB PDF-File)


Democracy and civil society
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Democracy and civil society

After more than 25 years since the re-establishment of independent Baltic States, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have built stable democratic systems.
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Strong and solidarity-based Europe
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Strong and solidarity-based Europe

Promotion of the European integration process and a unified European foreign and security policy.
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Sustainable economy and social system
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Sustainable economy and social system

Support for just and sustainable development in the economic and social politics of the Baltic States.
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