International Conference of European Youth Parliament to discuss Rail Baltica project this week

Published date26 July 2022
Publication titleLETA

RIGA, July 26 (LETA) - The 96th International Conference of the European Youth Parliament will gather more than 200 young people from 30 different European countries this week in Riga to discuss the importance of technology and digitization in modern European society; one of the topics of discussion is the future of the European transport industry and Rail Baltica, as RB Rail representatives informed LETA.

For nine days, the youth teams will discuss and work on finding solutions to problematic issues on the agenda of the European Union, such as automation in the labor market, modern transport development and the use of drones in military conflicts.

During the conference, the ideas expressed by the participants will be collected and adapted to everyday life by a team of experienced and competent experts, including Martins Zemitis, deputy head at the Representation of the European Commission in Latvia, Ance Jaks, development manager of the Iespejama Misija foundation, Ricards Krizanovskis, co-founder of the personnel management technology company UpMatched, associate lawyer of the organization's refugee agency at United Nations Kari Kaspers, researcher at the University of Cambridge and an expert of the NATO Strategic Communication Center, Tomass Pildegovics and others.

For young people to have the opportunity to create a dialogue with experts in various fields, a discussion evening will be organized on July 27 in the premises of the University of Latvia. In cooperation with the Rail...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT