Discussion Series: "Progressive Ideas for Latvia"

From September to November 2017, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Latvia, in cooperation with the Freedom and Solidarity Foundation, organized a series of events at the Kanepe Cultural Center in Riga, where current social policy reform ideas for Latvia were discussed.

  • Photo: Toms Zarins

The four events were devoted to the following topics:

  • Current challenges of Latvian economy
  • Social inequality in Latvia
  • The Scandinavian Welfare Model - a role model for Latvia?
  • Future prospects of the European Union

As experts from parliament took part Igors Pimenovs and Veiko Spolitis, as representatives of science joined the political scientist Iveta Kazoka and the German Professor of Economic Policy Björn Höcker and as media representative participated Ansis Bogustiv from Latvian Television. 

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