Riga Dialogue Afterthoughts 2019

The Latvian Institute of International Affairs continues a tradition and invites you to the public discussion: "Relationship management between West and Russia" and presentation of the annual "Riga Dialogue Afterthoughts 2019: Managing Crisis and Ensuring Strategic Stability in the Euroatlantic Community." The event will take place on 26 September 2019 from 13.00 - 14.00 at the Hotel Bergs (Elizabetes 83/85), 5th floor.

Please register here.

The publication is freely is available here.

On May 24, 2019, the annual Riga Dialogue took place in Riga, high-level international representatives, politicians, and research fellows took part in the conference, holding discussions on the shifting dynamics of West-Russia strategic relations, the future of existing security formats, and transnational conflict prevention methods. The Riga Dialogue Afterthoughts 2019 will present the key themes, ideas, and considerations that emerged at the conference providing expert viewpoints on the most recent political, military and security trends in the Baltic Sea region, the Black Sea region, and in broader West–Russia relations. The presentation will include also Riga Dialogue recommendations, a list of the most urgent recommendations for policy-makers, diplomats and experts alike. 


  • Reinhard Krumm, Head of Office at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe 
  • Imants Lieģis, Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to France; former Minister of Defense 
  • Robert Nurick, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security 

Moderator: ElizabeteVizgunovaResearcher at the Latvian Institute of International Affairs

The event is free of charge and will take place in English.

The project is carried out by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs in cooperation with Nuclear Threat Initiative, European Leadership Network, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), and Latvijas Dzelzceļš (Latvian Railway).

Informative supporters of the event news portal Delfi.lv

Publicēts 30. augusts, 2019