On February 9, AmCham Board and Staff came together for a semi-annual strategic meeting to decide upon Chamber's direction and priorities for 2021.
The board approved the following priority areas for this year:
- Enhancing trade and investment and raising awareness of economic opportunities between Latvia and the U.S by fostering knowledge in the Latvian business community on the U.S. Market together with partners.
- Improving the investment and business climate in Latvia with a focus on addressing new compliance culture in the Latvian financial sector, supporting the development of lobbying regulation in Latvia and monitoring the application and use of the EU recovery funds.
- Getting prepared for the future of work with focus on upskilling and reskilling and the future of work and raising awareness of Latvia as an international career destination.
- Improving health outcomes of Latvia's society - continuing the work of the Healthcare work group to support 5 pilot projects: digital health strategy, oncology data registry, legal framework for secondary use of health and social data as well as Latvia's healthcare policy improvements.
The Board meets twice a year outside its monthly meetings for a focused, strategic session to set the future direction and review the Chamber's performance.