FES Baltic States

  • Thursday, 23.05.19 to Friday, 24.05.19 | Latvia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

    Riga Dialogue 2019

    On May 23 to 24, 2019 the Riga Dialogue took place for the sixth time. This year's theme: Crisis Management and Strategic Stability in Euroatlantic...


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  • Thursday, 04.04.19 to Saturday, 06.04.19 | Estonia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

    NATO-EU Roundtable 2019

    Estonia joined NATO 15 years ago. On April 4th NATO celebrated its 70 years anniversary.


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  • Tuesday, 22.01.19 to Tuesday, 22.01.19 | Latvia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

    Presentation of the Latvian Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook 2019

    The yearbook of Latvian Foreign and Security Policy, which is now rich in tradition, was also presented at the beginning of this year.


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  • | Latvia, Estonia, Democracy and civil society | Event

    Social democracy and state building in Latvia and Estonia

    One hundred years ago Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were founded. What role did the social-democratic parties play in the founding of the republics...


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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

Thursday, 23.05.19 to Friday, 24.05.19 | Latvia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

Riga Dialogue 2019

On May 23 to 24, 2019 the Riga Dialogue took place for the sixth time. This year's theme: Crisis Management and Strategic Stability in Euroatlantic...


more

Thursday, 04.04.19 to Saturday, 06.04.19 | Estonia, Strong and solidarity-based Europe | Event

NATO-EU Roundtable 2019

Estonia joined NATO 15 years ago. On April 4th NATO celebrated its 70 years anniversary.


more

Thursday, 21.03.19 to Friday, 22.03.19 | Lithuania, Democracy and civil society | Event

The challenges of legal regulation of public information and self-regulation for professional journalism

The biggest challenge of media nowadays is to find a balance between fighting Fake News while preserving media freedom. In order to curb Fake News, it...


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Recent Publications

Auers, Daunis

The 2019 European Parliament elections in the Baltic states

Riga, 2019

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Lulle, Aija; Reire, Gunda

Annual review of labour relations and social dialogue

Baltics : 2018
Bratislava, 2019

Download publication (1,8 MB PDF-File)


Mitrulevičius, Gintaras

Socialdemokratija ir valstybių kūrimas: Lietuva

Vilnius, 2019

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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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