Latvia

Latvia ( or (listen); Latvian: Latvija [ˈlatvija]), officially known as the Republic of Latvia (Latvian: Latvijas Republika), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. Since Latvia's independence in 1918, it has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia has 1,957,200 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Riga; other notable major cities in Latvia are …

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SDSN: Sustainable Development Solutions Network · 17 June 2024 English

Since 2016, the global edition of the Sustainable Development Report (SDR) has provided the most up-to-date data to track and rank the performance of all UN member states on the …

Poland 81.7 11 Slovenia 81.3 12 Czechia 81.3 13 Latvia 81.0 14 Spain 80.7 15 Estonia 80.5 16 Portugal • S • S • D • S • S • S • D • D • D • D • S • S Latvia • S • D • S • S • S • S • S • D • S • G • A • D


ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 13 June 2024 English

Introduction Launched in 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s flagship scheme, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), also called the ‘New Silk Road’, seeks to rebuild the historical trade and infrastructural …

by the remaining Baltic states of Estonia and Latvia.85 The initiative is now a 14+1 mechanism. Italy’s h 85 Stuart Lau, ”Down to 14 + 1: Estonia and Latvia quit China’s club in Eastern Europe”, Politico https://www.politico.eu/article/down-to-14-1-estonia-and- latvia-quit-chinas-club-in-eastern-europe/ 86 Samir Saran


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 13 June 2024 English

Cyberbullying is a growing phenomenon and a significant issue for young people across Europe and indeed the world. Unlike 'real-world' bullying which ends when the victim's situation changes, such as …

discussed, however no action was finalised. In Latvia, a 2023 study about bullying and violence in schools


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 13 June 2024 English

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FPRI: Foreign Policy Research Institute · 13 June 2024 English

background is I'm Latvian. I was born in Riga and I began my studies in Riga, in Latvia, and I studied history at the University of Latvia. And since high school, I had an interest in the history of the Catholic commemoration and memory in Livonia. And after that, I had a chance to work at the National Library of Latvia, and also very exciting and interesting postdoctoral projects at the universities of Tallinn and and how those practices have influenced or had their impact on medieval Livonia, now modern day Latvia and Estonia. But I wonder if you can tell us a little bit more about that book. I gather it comes

my studies in Riga, in Latvia, and I studied history at the University of Latvia. And since high school had a chance to work at the National Library of Latvia, and also very exciting and interesting postdoctoral their impact on medieval Livonia, now modern day Latvia and Estonia. But I wonder if you can tell us a the eastern Baltic, which we now know today as Latvia and Estonia. And it is the time when the history removal of the monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and from the German fascist invaders — now I’m


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 13 June 2024 English

As Article 24(1) of the Treaty on the European Union states, the EU's common foreign and security policy is 'defined and implemented by the European Council and the Council'. The …

frequently mentioned in the documents. 5 Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia. DISCLAIMER AND


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 13 June 2024 English

For two years in 2021–23, a political stalemate hampered policymaking as Bulgaria needed to stir the exit from the pandemic, cope with the global inflation shock and the fallout of …

Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. 20 40 60 80 100 2003 2004 2005


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 13 June 2024 English

Oman’s potential nonhydrocarbon real GDP growth has trended downward since the global financial crisis, with a negative contribution from total factor productivity. This paper estimates productivity gains associated with structural …

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RAND Corporation · 13 June 2024 English

In an overview of the physical environment of the Baltic Sea, the naval forces within it, and the potential dynamics of the region in the event of conflict, the authors …

Finland Russia Belarus Denmark Germany Estonia Latvia Lithuania Poland Russia Kaliningrad Gulf of Bothnia up ice formations along the coasts of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, which impede maritime access. Sweden, Den- mark, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Russia. Six of the nine nations nations— Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, and Latvia—are along the sea, and each of these is also the addition to its capi- tal and port city of Riga, Latvia relies on two secondary ports, Liepāja and Ventspils


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

Fund (from the USA, UK, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Latvia, Lithuania, and Iceland), exceeding the ICR reported


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