Masterclasses for Young Political Leaders

Latvian Transatlantic Organisation, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Baltic States and the Latvian Association of Political Scientists, from 9th May to 20th June gathered young political leaders from all around Latvia in weekly online discussions on issues such as the future and economy of

NATONIA game nights

In cooperation with partners from Estonia, 6 evenings of NATONIA board game plays were conducted between 12 November and 10 December 2019 at the premises of the Bureau of the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation. The game is meant for people who want to develop their diplomatic

Let’s talk about NATO!

2019 marked the 70 year anniversary since NATO was founded and 15 years since Latvia became a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. In relation to these major events, Latvian Transatlantic Organisation organised a “Let's talk about NATO” project in cooperation with the Defence

NATO simulation game

On 15th May 2019 the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence, organised a NATO simulation game to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Latvia’s NATO membership and the 70th anniversary of the Alliance. The summit took

Essay contest for the youth

In 2018 for the third time, the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence, organised an essay contest for young people under 21. Participants were invited to write their reflections on two topics: “NATO's role in the security of my country” and

Participation in the LAMPA Conversation festival

For the past years, the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation has been an active participant at the LAMPA Conversation festival, as well as a co-organiser of discussions and activities organised by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia. In 2018, LATO co-organised a discussion “Who can be trusted

Summer School for Youth on Strategic Communication

In 2017, from 4 to 7 July, the Summer School for Youth on Strategic Communication took place. It gathered 18 participants from 14 different countries. Young people discussed the role of strategic communications and media in modern politics during multiple lectures and seminars. The role of media was discussed in the

Conference “Participation of Latvia in NATO: benefits for the society and the economy”

On 19 March 2016 in the Citadele conference centre representatives of the governments of the Baltic States, the defence industry and the non-governmental sector, businessmen, academics and researchers met to discuss the latest developments in the defence sector. The conference was organised by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation, in cooperation with the Latvian Federation of

National Popper Debate Tournament about the topic “Latvia’s participation in NATO has/has not improved Latvia’s external security”

On 29 March, 2014 in the Riga State Secondary gymnasium the annual National Popper Debate Tournament took place. This time, the youth discussed the question “Latvia's participation in NATO has/has not improved Latvia's external security”. The tournament brought together 44 teams, including 132 debaters, 21 debate coaches and 28 judges from all over Latvia. Three rounds of debate were