Migration Policies - Competing for Talent

Two paneldiscussions on migration in Latvia.

December 4 Monday


December 4, 2017, 14.00 - 17.30


Oracle Tang Space, Doma laukums 2, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050



Latvian society is negative towards immigration: according to Eurobarometer survey of spring 2017, 43% are against immigration from other EU member states, 82% - against immigration from third countries, and only 9% see the benefits of immigration.

Also available in Deutsch

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Providus hosts two panel discussion on migration in Latvia.

The Opening statement will be given by Dr. Aija Lulle (Post-doctoral Researcher at the University of Sussex (UK) and the University of Eastern Finland)on Migration and competitiveness.

The first Panel Discussion will analyze the Successes and Failures of Policies looking at cases in Germany, Estonia and Latvia.

The second panel discussion "Migration - Lifeline of Innovation" will discuss the benefits of migration.

The discussion is supported by "Europe for Citizens" Programme of the European Commission.


Contact person

Agnese Kubliņa

Research Assistant

Agnese Kubliņa
Phone +371 67 331-297
Fax +371 67 331-297
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ русский