The Latvian Academy of Sciences has the privilege to organize the 14th Baltic Conference on Intellectual Cooperation entitled
ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES FOR RESEARCH AND INOVATION: PAST AND FUTURE and THE AWARD CEREMONY OF THE MEDAL OF THE BALTIC ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES
The Conference will be held
On 20 April, 2015 - at the Latvian Academy of Sciences (Portrait Hall, 3rd floor), 1 Akademijas Square, Riga on 20 April, 2015, and
On 21 April, 2015 - at the Ģederts Eliass Jelgava History and Art Museum, 10 Akademijas Street, Jelgava.
The main purpose of these conferences is to promote intellectual and scientific cooperation, in particular, around the Baltic Sea, to better comprehend the issues of common history, culture, economic and political situations and to give impetus for joint efforts in tackling current challenges.
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The Latvian Academy of Sciences (LAS) and the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences (AS RUz) are set to develop bilateral collaboration in science and innovation, thanks to a new cooperation agreement signed in Tashkent by the LAS president Ojārs Spārītis and president of the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences Shavkat Salikhov on 31 March 2015.
"Economic Transformation, smart growth, governance and legal framework for the state and society for sustainable development - a new approach to the creation of a sustainable learning community - EKOSOC - LV"
Programme Leader: Full member of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Dr.hab.oec. Baiba Rivža
On January 7, the President of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Prof. Ojārs Spārītis has sent a letter of condolence to the Ambassador of the French Republic, Mr. Stéphane Visconti, in relation to the attack on Charlie Hebdo editorial office in Paris. In his letter Prof. Spārītis underlines that our contemporary world suffers from lack of tolerance in human relationship that unfortunately manifests itself in brutal and unacceptable ways, including acts of terrorism. Prof. Spārītis also has expressed solidarity with the French people in this tragic moment, saying that virtues of democracy and freedom of speech must be strengthened by joined efforts.