About us     Activities     Announcements     Contacts 
 Lithuania
 EU/NATO
 Russia
 Other countries
 Threats
 Energetics
 Reviews of the press
 Summer Academy
 Publications















   We recommend:







   Our sponsors:



 
Reviews of the press
 
  Andrej Chotejev. Energy cocktail for the Baltics

2007 06 05

A conference of the Baltic Regional Energy Forum is going to be held in Riga on 11 – 13 June. Similar event of this level on this topic has not been organised in Latvia for five years.

Latvia and other Baltic states are among the most dynamically developing countries of the European Union" – is stated by the organisers of the event. Such rapid development increases the demand in energy and raises the issue of the security on its supply. Despite the fact, that the cost of energy in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia is not high, in comparison to the European standards, increase of prices on energy might be expected in the nearest five years.

And finally, there are also the EU requirements, ecological requirements, and many others, which the Baltic countries shall meet alongside with other Member States of the European Union.

All these and other issues are going to be discussed at the Forum, participants of which, most probably, will be able to deliver later concrete proposals for addressing certain energy issues to their governments.

Among the topics on the agenda of the Forum that will be presented by authoritative speakers, are the following: - “Optimum energy cocktail for the Baltic States”, Strategic development of the energy sector”, “Clean energy”, “Energy efficiency and its preservation”, “Gas and oil supply to the Baltic States”, and “ The future of nuclear energy”.

The event is organised by the Baltic Economic Forum and the USA Embassy in Latvia in support by the Government of Latvia. Assistance has been also offered by the Latvian – American Financial Forum, the Latvian Commercial-Industrial Chamber, the Latvian Confederation of Employers, The Estonian Confederation of Employers, and the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists.

Prime Ministers of the Baltic States – Aigar Kalvitis, Gediminas Kirkilas and Andrus Ansip - will speak at the Conference, as well as branch ministers of the three countries. The USA will be respectfully represented – starting with the Ambassador Catherine Todd Bailey up to the high ranking officers of the White House and the delegates of the largest energetic companies (General Electric, Westinghouse, etc.).

Material has been prepared by the Centre of Geopolitical Research with reference to the article in “Telegraph” of 24 05 2007


   Print version
 
  Article has no comments
 
Name:
E-mail:
Comment:


Enter code:  

Use of juvenile, nonsensical and vulgar language prohibited.
 
 
Search




Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia in the International Court of Justice for terrorism and racism (17)

2017 01 19


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the UN International Court of Justice against Russia within the framework of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, says the site of the Foreign Minister. This is done on the instructions of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, issued on 16 January.


National Armed Forces (NAF) of Latvia will deploy additional military units in three cities (32)

2017 01 18


For effective complex defence of Latvia, the establishment of a permanent division of the National Armed Forces has started in Latgale, reported the official website of the Ministry of Defence.

 



In Lithuania the amount of 110 thousand Euros was collected at a concert in support of the ATO fighters and residents of Donbass (9)

2017 01 17


On 13 January a concert "Together to the victory" was held in Lithuania, where the audience decided to support Ukraine's defence and donated 110 thousand Euros.

 



Belarus has established a visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries (2)

2017 01 10


Alexander Lukashenko on 9 January signed a decree № 8 "On the establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries, - reported the press service of the President of Belarus.




The European Parliament approved the recall of visas for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia (2)

2016 12 19


 

The European Parliament approved the granting of a visa-free regime for short-term trips to the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia, RIA Novosti reported.

 


 

Copyright: it is obligatory to indicate www.geopolitika.lt as a source in reprinting or otherwise using www.geopolitika.lt material!

© 2005-2017 Geopolitiniø Studijø Centras