Task of the science is to serve
people.

– Tolstoy –

Science is the captain, and
practice the soldiers.

– Leonardo da Vinci –

Frontiers of science are like the
horizon: the more we approach
it, the more it moves away.

– Boiste –

The fantasy is more important
than knowing.

– Albert Einstein –

Science – it means organized
knowledge.

– Spencer –

Freedom for the science the
same as the air for a living soul.

– Poincaré –

Research area of all sciences is
endless.

– Pascal –

System of science must be
looked at as the system of
nature: all in it is endless and
necessary.

– Cuvier –

Scientific plan without working
hypothesis is a skeleton without
living body.

– Hirschfeld-

The main research subject of
mankind is the human.

– Goethe –

All is important in science.

– Heine –

Books must be results of
sciences, but sciences not results
of books.

– Bacon –

Scientist is not the one, who
gives the right answers, but the
one, who asks the right
questions.

– Claude Lévi-Strauss –

The more we will seek for the
truth outside us, the more we
will move away of it. The more
we will be able to understand
who we are, the more the truth
will assert us in ourselves.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Before being dictated the nature
needs to be obeyed.

– Bacon –

A true scientist is not one who
has more acquired, but one who
has more understood.

– Leibniz –

Science – to know how the
being acts. To know the action
of the being.

– Antonio Meneghetti –

Science is benefactor of
mankind.

– Berthelot –

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Employment of graduates of higher education institutions in Latvia

Among young people in Latvia, there is a high level of emigration. This is a great challenge for the country as a whole as the problem of ageing society becomes more obvious and alarming. Therefore, the question of graduates employment and income is very important to keep young people from moving abroad. In this briefing, the analysis of graduates structure and level of income is provided to understand what are the prospects for Latvian graduates. By conducting yearly monitoring of graduates it is possible to show younger people who are not yet graduate college or university what are their opportunities and what is the overall tendency for the country.

Full publication can be found here.

*This article has been made in cooperation with China-CEE institute and is the intellectual property of China-CEE institute

UN assessment of the human rights protection development in Latvia

In this briefing, the main points of UN evaluation of human rights protection certain suggestions for Latvia are analyzed. The main groups of people, on whose rights the accent was made in the Universal Periodic Review were women, children, persons with disabilities, minorities and indigenous people. It was a long way for Latvia since the first cycle of the Universal Periodic Review in 2011 and a lot of improvements have been made in the field of human rights protection. However, there is still great room for improvement in all of the aspects. In this briefing, the main issues and recommendations of the UN to Latvia are described.

Full publication can be found here.

*This article has been made in cooperation with China-CEE institute and is the intellectual property of China-CEE institute

Outcomes of Latvia local elections 2021: record low voter turnout, new electoral districts and digital solutions

On June 5, 2021 local elections took place in Latvia in 40 new municipalities. Mainly regional and national political parties who were in power before, were able to save their status quo, however some new local parties were elected through alliances with big actors. The most dramatic outcome of these elections is voter turnout, which is extremely low – only 34,01% of eligible voters took part in elections2021, making it the lowest percentage since restoration of independence of Latvia.

The new solution aimed at increasing number of eligible voters, is digitalization of voting registration process in Latvia. It is planned that an electronic voter register will allow voters to vote at any polling station in their municipality using their electronic identity card alongside passport as personal identification document, as many citizens recently choose to have only eID card. However, it didn’t help to increase number of voters who took part in elections.

Read more: https://lnkd.in/dGCKDtd

*This article has been made in cooperation with China-CEE Institute and is the intellectual property of China-CEE institute