On Thursday, November 20, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma held a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to discuss the strengthening of Alliance's security and defence after Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the implementation of decisions of the Wales Summit, incl.
On Friday, November 14, the representatives of the government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) held a meeting with Henri Malosse, President of the European Economic and Social Committee to discuss challenges and opportunities for NGOs during Latvia’s Presidency.
On Wednesday, November 5, in presence of President Andris Bērziņš, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma chaired the first formal sitting of the new composition of the Cabinet of Ministers.
This year in the light festival “Staro Rīga 2014” the Cabinet of Ministers tells a story about the coat of arms of Latvia, thus allowing everyone to understand its importance and the way it was historically developed. This symbol was created at the beginnings of Latvia to unite the Latvian nation, and it is a powerful bearer of our identity.