RSU Visited by Several Foreign Embassy Officials

10:02, 15 February, 2013
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Officials from a dozen foreign embassies paid a visit to Rīga Stradiņš University last Monday, 11 February, to listen to lectures by Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Erkki Tuomioja and historian Henrik Meinander, and to participate in a discussion that followed it. The discussion and lecture on the relations between Finland and the Baltic States were connected with the launch of the Latvian version of the Finnish history book, Somijas vēsture, written by Meinander. The event, initiated by RSU professors Valters Ščerbinskis and Andris Sprūds (Faculty of European Studies), proved to be among the most internationally represented guest lectures in the history of RSU.

The audience at the book launch and discussion included ambassadors and embassy officials from Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Israel, USA, Russia, Poland, Norway, Uzbekistan, Canada and the Ukraine, as well as members of the Latvian parliament, the Latvian office of the Nordic Council of Ministers, and Helsinki University.

Lecture video