Discussion “From the Vilnius Summit to the Riga Summit: Priorities, Goals, Achievements of the Eastern Partnership”, 9 October 2013, Riga

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On October 9, the Latvian Institute of International Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, with the support of European Commission Representation in Latvia, Trans European Policy Studies Association (contributing to this event within the TEPSA Guest Lecture series), and Riga Graduate School of Law held a public discussion “From the Vilnius Summit to the Riga Summit: Priorities, Goals, Achievements of the Eastern Partnership”. The speakers were Natalia Gherman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Moldova; Dzianis Melyantsou, Senior Analyst of Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies; Hrant Kostanyan, Associate Research Fellow of Centre for European Policy Studies; Kristi Raik, Researcher of Finnish Institute of International Affairs (TEPSA Guest Lecturer); Juris Poikāns, Ambassador at Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia; Andris Sprūds, Director of Latvian Institute of International Affairs. The discussion was opened by Andrejs Pildegovičs, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, and Inna Šteinbuka, Head of the European Commission Representation in Latvia.