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Latvia
Views expressed here are the views of the national delegation and do not always reflect the views of the Group as a whole

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EIN Riga
22.05.2018 - 09:24

Lech Wałęsa to receive merit award from EIN in Riga

The annual gathering of the European Ideas Network (EIN) will take place in Riga, Latvia, from 23 to 25 May with European politicians, academics, policy-makers and opinion-shapers debating the most...
Money laundering
19.04.2018 - 11:07

Tough rules against terror money and tax evasion

New money laundering rules also apply to virtual currencies "Shady money transactions will become much more difficult. The financial system will become more transparent. New risks through...
High voltage post
14.03.2018 - 12:45

Greens jeopardise key infrastructure energy projects

Statement by Krišjānis Kariņš MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee, after the vote in Plenary on the objection to the Union list of Projects of...
High voltage post
21.02.2018 - 11:43

Creating a true EU electricity market to benefit consumers

“We want to do away with heavy state subsidies and instead let the market do the job of supplying industries and households with affordable and secure energy inside the EU”, said the EPP...

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Sandra Kalniete MEP and Ruslana
News
12.11.2014 - 09:00

#Europe4Ukraine: a Marshall Plan is needed for Ukraine

Defending Ukraine and its European choice is of vital interest for the European Union. By defending Ukraine we are defending our core values and principles, our identity and security Sandra...
Believe in people
News
01.05.2014 - 10:15

EU 2004 enlargement: a miracle of freedom

10 years ago, on 1 May 2004, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovenia joined the European Union. It was the biggest EU widening...
Krišjānis Kariņš MEP
News
14.01.2014 - 16:06

Euro symbolises Latvia’s reintegration into Europe

The Euro marks Latvia’s reintegration into Europe. But what does it mean for Latvians? Benefits for Latvian citizens and companies My neighbour is an older guy who for the last couple of...
rusty barbed wire
News
03.05.2013 - 10:30

Exhibition ' The Latvian Tragedy-1941'.

On Tuesday, May 7th, Sandra Kalniete MEP, will host the opening of the exhibition 'The Latvian Tragedy-1941'. Set in the frame of a single terrible year suffered by Latvia, this exhibition...

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Highlights of the week

Brexit

European Council conclusions

The Chairman will take the floor during the key debate on the conclusions of the last European Council meeting. On 29 April, the EU Heads of State...
Copyright

Portability of online content services

MEPs will discuss the agreement with the Council regarding a Regulation on the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal...
Taxes

Leaking VAT system must be fixed

The Report on the protection of the EU's financial interests (PIF Report) from the year 2015 will be voted on on Tuesday in plenary. Parliament...