Senior officials of the Republic of Latvia, including Raimonds Bergmanis, Minister of Defence, Dace Melbārde, Minister of Culture, Rihards Kozlovskis, Minister of the Interior, Dzintars Rasnačs, Minister of Justice and a number of Latvian State Secretaries and Senior Military Personnel participated in a “Seminar on Strategic Communications for Senior Officials”, that took place on October 23rd.

This seminar gathered experts and researchers on strategic communications from NATO and the Allied countries. Seminar themes, along others, were “Strategic Narratives” (presented by Mr. Thomas Elkjer Nissen)”, “Changes in the Information Environment and how they Impact Governance” (presented by Dr. Cristina Archetti), “NATO Approaches to Strategic Communications” (presented by Mr. Mark Laity) and several case studies on cross-governmental cooperation during crisis situations.