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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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Latvia external relations briefing: Latvian forests – Latvian Green Gold

More than half of Latvia’s territory is taken by Latvian forests, making Latvia one of the greenest countries in the world.[1] For this reason, wood processing plays an important role in Latvia’s economy, compiling approximately 20% of total exports in 2018.[2] Currently, there is a growing trend in Latvian tree exports: businesses offer new ways for efficient timber use and produce products with high added value. Overall...
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Latvia external relations briefing: PROSPECTS OF FOREIGN POLICY OF LATVIA IN 2020

Summary Latvia’s foreign policy environment is and will continue to be constantly changing. The year 2020, like 2019, will bring many challenges, tough decisions and opportunities. Foreign policy of Latvia is mainly depending on common position of European Union and is very much affected by proximity to Russian Federation. Geographical location of Latvia can be viewed as one at the intersection of superpower interests. As...
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Latvia social briefing: Social development trends in 2020

Some experts say that the following years will be crucial for the sustainability of  Latvia. The main reason for that is the decrement in the number of population. In the last 30 years, 450 thousand people have emigrated from Latvia, which forms a significant part of the total population of Latvia.[1] At the same  period of time the overall amount of permanent residents has fallen down...
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Latvia economy briefing: A Preview of Latvian Economic Development in 2020

During the last years, Latvia has been experiencing stable economic growth annually.  Currently, this has been the longest period of economic development after the renewal of the independence of the Republic of Latvia. However, it has been forecasted that because of the global trends, the pace of Latvia’s economic growth will experience a slowdown in 2020. Data from the Bank of Latvia shows that in...
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Latvia political briefing: LATVIA AS THE CENTER OF THE GLOBAL BUSINESS SERVICES

The Global Business Services sector in Latvia is growing. In 2019, the sector formed around 1.9% of gross domestic product and 2% of total exports.[1] Increasingly, internationally recognized companies choose to centralise the company’s administrative functions in Latvia, replacing it with the performance of functions in each country individually. Global Business Service is developing widely in Latvia – approximately 9,000 jobs places have been created in...
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Latvia external relations briefing: ACHIEVEMENTS IN FOREIGN POLICY OF LATVIA IN 2019

The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Baltic Way solidarity demonstration allowed Latvia to look back on what has been achieved and reminded us of a dynamic and changing international environment. A new European Parliament and Commission with new objectives and tasks have been elected in the European Union. The rhetoric and behavior of the administration of the US President...
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Latvia social briefing: Latvia is an increasingly popular destination for health tourism

Latvia is an ideal place to pay a visit for medical and well-being tourism. It offers a wide range of affordable medical services. Users of this service in Latvia have not only the opportunity to obtain high-quality services for improving health but also, receive a unique opportunity to gain insight into Latvia’s glorious nature and cultural and historical heritage. Every year around 10 thousand visitors...
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Latvia economy briefing: Economic and Scientific Cooperation between Latvia and China is increasing

China has always been an important partner for Latvia. Both of these countries share common objectives not only in the sustainability and welfare sector but also in the promotion of entrepreneurship and the implementation of investment projects. It is important to note that China was one of the first countries to recognize the renewal of Latvia’s independence, which has led to close cooperation between the...
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Latvia political briefing: Latvia – 5G pioneer in the North of Europe

In July 2019, Latvia became one of the first countries in Europe[1], which introduced 5G network coverage. Latvia is ahead of such European countries as Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, France, Estonia in the area of Internet coverage and becoming one of the 5G network leaders worldwide. 5G is currently developing an environment in Latvia that will be able to ensure a higher level of exports, thereby...
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Atskats uz III Ekonomikas Forumu

Jau trešo gadu pēc kārtas 2019.gada 31. oktobrī un 2019.gada 1.novembrī norisinājās III Ekonomikas Forums sadarbībā ar SIA "Latvijas Mobilais Telefons" . Šī gada Ekonomikas Forums pulcēja ap 200 dalībnieku un vairāk nekā 50 runātāju. Sirsnīgi pateicamies ikvienam foruma dalībniekam par kopīga dialoga veidošanu, lai uzlabotu uzņēmejdarbības vidi Latvijā! Īpašs paldies Foruma partnerim Baltic International Bank par video materiālu nodrošināšanu! Video atskats uz III Ekonomikas Forumu Kā...
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