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If you are: confident, responsible, attentive! Then you are wanted on The Rīga Conference 2022 team as a volunteer! Send us your CV and motivation letter to: [email protected] Applications accepted until: September 26 Since 2015, the region's most important international and security policy forum - the Rīga Conference -

A unique mentoring program for young female leaders from Latvia

Calling for future professionals in the security and foreign affairs sector! Applications are open for the Latvian Transatlantic Organization's Mentoring Program for young professional women from Latvia, which will take place from October to December 2022. Your benefits You will meet highly regarded and established female-leaders in

Transatlantic Security Initiative II

On June 28, IRI and LATO held a round table discussion to discuss the security of the Baltic Sea region. Special attention was paid to Soft Security issues in Latvia, as well as to the agenda of strengthening NATO's Eastern flank.   LATO Secretary General Sigita Struberga

The Baltic States: 18 years in NATO

On the 29th of March, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia will celebrate 18 years of membership in NATO. In 18 years, the entire Baltic region has faced numerous security challenges and currently, we are facing the worst security crisis in Europe since the Cold War. What

Future of Russian Economy

On 24 February Russia launched full-scale military invasion in Ukraine. In response to Russian War against its Western neighbor, Western countries unleashed unprecedented sanctions with the aim to indispose the Russian economy and thus restrain the war. As a result, the Russian economy is directed

“A Restless Embrace of the Past” recognised by CEPS

A Restless Embrace of the Past, a book of scholarly articles by LATO Board Member and former Secretary-General Sandis Šrāders, has been recognised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). The collection of scholarly articles was created in the framework of the Baltic Defence College's

Ukraine and NATO: Today’s Lessons for Tomorrow

The Rīga Conference discussion. The war in Ukraine is the most devastating full-scale military invasion of a sovereign country since World War II. It has caused an extremely high number of civilian deaths and suffering, an astounding humanitarian crisis, and created the fastest-growing refugee crisis in

We #StandWithUkraine

Latvian Transatlantic Organisation condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Russian attack is a blatant violation of international law, attack on democracy. Our solidarity is with Ukraine and its people. Ukraine is standing for all Europe’s security and transatlantic values. LATO Chairwomen of the Board Žaneta Ozoliņa also