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Thursday, July 1st
Afternoon: Arrival of participants, transfer provided by the hosts to "Hotel Jūrmala SPA"
20-22.30h Opening Dinner, Speaker: Māris Kučinskis (MP, Chairman, Committee of National security, Parliament of Latvia).
Restaurant Il Sole, Baltic Beach Hotel (www.balticbeach.lv/en/restaurants)
Friday, July 2nd
9:00 – 9:30h Transfer to Parliament of Latvia (Saeima), Red Hall (www.saeima.lv/index_eng.html)
9:30 – 10:00h Security at the Entrance to Parliament Main Building
10:00 – 10:15h Opening Session: Objectives of the Summer School and First Day, Chaired by the representatives from Youth of Latvia People’s Party (YLPP) and KAF
10:15 – 11:30h Session followed by Q&A: Latvia 2030 Speakers: Prof. Roberts Ķīlis (Chairman, Commission of Strategic Analysis with the President of Latvia), Edgars Zalāns (Vice Chairman, People`s Party, Venue: Parliament of Latvia, Red Hall
11:30 – 12:30h Session followed by Q&A: What are Key Development Dilemmas in Latvia and Europe?, Speakers: Prof. Morten Hansen (Stockholm School of Economics in Latvia) Venue: Parliament of Latvia, Red Hall
12:30h Lunch at the Restaurant Kaļķu vārti (www.kalkuvarti.lv/en/index.php)
14:00 – 15:30h Session followed by Q&A: Role of Regional Development Strategies in Latvia and EU, Speakers: Christopher Beazley (Ex-MEP, Co-Author of European Union Baltic Sea Strategy for the EU)(tbc),
Venue: Parliament of Latvia, Red Hall
15:30 – 17:00h Working Group on a Draft Motion for Resolution on Regional Development Strategies in the Baltic region and the European Union (chaired by Santa Sermole)
15:30 – 19.00h YEPP board meeting (only for board members)
17:00 – 19:00h Visit to Grindeks Pharma Industrial Plant in Rumbula (www.grindeks.lv/en)
20:00 – 22:00h Dinner at LIDO (www.lido.lv/eng/companies/catering_companies/recreation_centre/)
22:00h Bus Transfer back to Jūrmala
Saturday, July 3rd, Hotel Jūrmala SPA
10:00 – 11:00h Session followed by Q&A: Monetary System and Challenges Enroute to the Euro in Latvia, Speaker: Ilmārs Rimševics, President of Latvian Central Bank
11:00 – 12:00h Session followed by Q&A: Social Dialogue in Latvia and the EU, Speakers: N.N.
12:00 – 13:00h Lunch at the Restaurant Summer terrace Olive (www.hoteljurmala.com/en/restaurant_bars/)
13:00 – 14:00h Session followed by Q&A: How Does EU and NATO Foster the Development and Security of Latvia and the Baltic Sea Region?, Speakers: Māris Riekstiņš (International Secretary of People`s Party, Ex-Foreign Minister), Aivis Ronis
(Foreign Minister, Member of Group of 12 Experts to Develop New NATO Strategic Concept)
16:00h Transfer to Riga, free time or sightseeing in Medieval Riga Old City Centre
21:00h Gala Dinner hosted by Andreas Klein (regional representative, Baltic states, KAF).
22:30h Riga by night (transfer to Jūrmala will be provided)
Sunday, July 4th