Embassy of Finland, Riga
Twinning: Azerbaijan on its way to better air quality
The Finnish Meteorological Institute and the Finnish Environment Institute were engaged in a Twinning project relating to the development of air quality monitoring and management in Azerbaijan. The project lasted two and a half years. It was implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan. The project involved 80 trips of experts to Baku and to other parts of the country. “Organisations and people involved in Twinning projects consider them as learning experiences,” says Katja Lovén, Resident Twinning Adviser (RTA) in Baku.
Foreign Minister Haavisto to visit Latvia
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto will visit Riga on Tuesday 30 July. Haavisto will meet Egils Levits, Latvia’s newly elected president, and hold discussions with Minister for Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkēvičs.
The Future of Healthcare Seminar and Networking Event 28.5.2019
The embassy of Finland in Latvia and Team Finland hosted a seminar and networking event on healthcare and hospitals on May 28. The theme of the evening was the Future of Healthcare from Latvian and Finnish perspectives. In attendance were representatives from Latvian hospitals, officials, municipalities and opinion makers as well as Business Finland representatives and Finnish companies from the healthcare, infrastructure and digitalization sectors.