Seminar and discussion with Ms. Solveiga Silkalna, Foreign Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister; former Latvian ambassador to the United Nations. This guest seminar is part of the study course „International Organisations” available for second year students of „Law & Diplomacy” in the RGSL Bachelor programme.
These days we are following the 66th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. The theme of the general debate, during which also the President of the Republic of Latvia is addressing the General Assembly, is "The role of mediation in the settlement of disputes by peaceful means". The discussion with Ms. Silkalna will cover current issues debated in the General Assembly, opportunities and limitations of small countries in global politics, the reform process in the United Nations and prospects for Latvia’s global policy strategy.