Past events

Putting Latvia on the map as a career destination
Apr 29 from 15:00 till 16:30

During the last labor force working group meeting the results of the labor force survey were discussed. According to the initial results it was decided to accentuate two priority areas which we believe should drive the political agenda to adequately respond to the challenges brought on by labor shortages: putting Latvia on the map as a career destination and developing skills to empower people. Among key recommendations will be calling to create a comprehensive strategy and website for talent attraction. Full report on the survey results will be communicated shortly.

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Digitalization will transform the healthcare system
Apr 26 from 15:00 till 16:30

Members of the Healthcare working group discussed the ways to improve the digitalization efficiency. Baiba Apine, Leader of FICIL Digitalization work group shared recommendations for the upcoming High Council in May: establishment of CIO office, responsible IT policy, improvements of G2B interaction, further development of e-Identification solutions and clear digital agenda for Latvia. At the next meeting the working group will discuss Health Technology Assessment.

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Do's and don'ts of getting external funding
Apr 23 from 18:30 till 21:00

SEB banka hosted members for a discussion on the role of corporate governance in access to financing and company credit rating. The discussion was followed by a networking and door-prize drawing at the SEB Innovation Center. Among invited speakers were Karlis Danevics from SEB bank, Andris Grafs from BICG and Guntars Balcuns from Latvenergo. Presentations are available. Watch the video!

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On the road to accessible health care
Apr 12 from 11:30 till 14:00

At the April business luncheon the Minister of Health highlighted several pressing issues facing Latvia's healthcare system. From implementation of Health Technology Assessment to improving e-health system, and from exploring various financing models to improving quality of health services were addressed. Minister Vinkele is planning to introduce good corporate governance principles in the management of state hospitals by creating supervisory boards.

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Reforms in the judicial system underway
Apr 04 from 08:00 till 09:30

Our top-tier members and AmCham Board had an opportunity to meet with Janis Bordans, Minister of Justice to discuss reforms in the judicial system, establishment of specialized commercial courts and raising quality of pre-trial investigation. The Minister engaged in an open dialogue on strengthening the rule of law.

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Daiga Auzina-Melalksne, Chair of NASDAQ Riga