The LIFE/Fit for REACH project aims to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in the Baltic region by helping SMEs to develop best practice when it comes to chemical management. Agnese Meija-Toropova is from the Baltic Environmental Forum Latvia, which coordinates the project.
Thousands of languages face extinction, but some are fighting back.
104 countries have now ratified the ATT, and they will meet this week in Geneva [...]. This annual meeting is the main mechanism for the implementation of the treaty, and sees states report on the progress of effective implementation, transparency and universalisation of the treaty.
Meet the man who joined two million Latvians, Lithuanians and Estonians in forming a massive human chain on August 23, 1989, to call for independence from the Soviet Union.
Friday marks the 30th anniversary since two million people from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania joined hands and made a 600-kilometre human chain that spread across the three Baltic states.
Meet the pilot who defied KGB orders to drop flowers on Baltic Way
A booze tax war has broken out between Estonia and Latvia, but, at a border town on the frontline, there is little sign it’s had much impact.
A former military prison formerly run by the Nazis and the Soviets is now offering a "historical interactive reality show involving the audience."
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The deployment of new technologies [...] to automate EU border security systems, raises multiple human rights concerns. While the past and present human rights implications of Fortress Europe have been widely catalogued, future ones [...], urgently need addressing.
Popular ride-hailing firm Uber sees its European operations hampered after claims of unfair competition by local taxi drivers and an EU court ruling
Farmers in the Baltic states are paid the least in farming subsidies, despite needing the most financial support. It's time the EU acted and redressed the inbalance between the richer member states and those in most need of the EU's help.
Latvians are being urged to toast the country’s centenary ... by wearing special mittens.
Artists from Latvia are helping to turn a troubled port neighbourhood long viewed as a place of imprisonment into a hub of creative freedom.
A journey through Latvian fashion, history and architecture, past and present, during Riga Fashion Week.
Police in Riga are on the hunt for an unidentified individual, who has been putting up posters that consist of false information about an infestation of poisonous spiders in the Latvian capital
Though, many of Trump’s policies seem to be aimed at large states, it is small states that perhaps have the most to lose from Trump’s policies.
A war of linguistics erupts in Riga as government plans to move schools to teach only in Latvian meet with disdain from Russian speaking parents
It’s a €5.8 billion Baltics rail link that has been described as the most important project for Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia since their independence. But the scheme’s CEO has admitted there are no guarantees over its future financing.
Road traffic deaths have gone down in Latvia in recent years — but the Baltic state's roads remain the most deadly compared to most European countries. Euronews explains why
There are calls for Ilmars Rimsevics to temporarily step down from his post while an inquiry takes place.
Bulgaria is estimated to shrink the most over the coming decades, but a host of other countries in eastern Europe are also in the firing line: Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine, Croatia, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Poland and Hungary.
We travel to Latvia to meet exciting fresh talents transforming Riga and region in a culinary hotspot.
This week Russia and Belarus are conducting drills that have worried Nato members.
Europe’s spending on defence has edged up for the first time in seven years, new figures have revealed, amid fears of Russian aggression in the Baltics.
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