On Thursday, 24 January 2013 the RGSL hosted a guest lecture by the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Latvia, Dr. Artis Pabriks, who addressed the issues of Latvia in the framework of Common Security and Defence policy in Europe. The lecture is an integrated part of the Master degree course: European Foreign and Security Policy but is open also for other Bachelor and Masters programme students, in particular from the Law and Diplomacy programme.
Dr. Artis Pabriks is the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Latvia since 2011. Between 2004 and 2007 he was the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia. He has PhD in Political Science and acts as a Professor, Associate of Latvian Academy of Science