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Meeting of the Economics, Energy and Innovation Committee of the Baltic Assembly

On 22 April 2016 in Rīga, meeting of the Economics, Energy and Innovation Committee of the Baltic Assembly was held. On the agenda of the meeting, there were three main issues. Firstly, members of the Committee jointly with the representatives of the Baltic Council of Ministers and the Baltic Development Forum discussed joint measures to develop digital economy of the Baltic States. Secondly, progress in implementing the RailBaltic/RailBaltica project and actions to develop regional highway infrastructure of the Baltic States was reviewed by the members of the Baltic Assembly and Baltic Council of Ministers. Thirdly, coordination of activities and pooling of resources of the Baltic States in regard to the next EU multiannual financial framework was discussed by the members of the Baltic Assembly and the Baltic Council of Ministers.

 

Programme

Presentations by:

- Ms Skaidrīte Rancāne – Slavinska, Head of the Innovation Department of the Ministry of Economics, Latvia (pdf.)

- Mr Uģis Bisenieks, Director of the Electronic Government Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia (pdf.)

- Mr Mait Heidelberg, Adviser to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia (pdf.)

- Mr Romualdas Urnikas, Legal Adviser of the Law and Personnel Division of the Information Society Development Committee under the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Lithuania (pdf.)

 

Photos by Chancellary of Saeima (author Reinis Inkēns)