The 2nd Latvian Rural Communities Parliament

   Ligatne, Latvia        June 3-5, 2015 Register here: http://eng.laukuforums.lv/ More information: http://eng.laukuforums.lv/    Project is realised as part of EEA Grants sub-programme “NGO Activity Support Measure” of the programme “NGO fund” for period 2009.-2013.  Project financially supported by Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. Programme is financed by EEA financial instrument and Latvia. More about the programme can be found …

The Second Latvian Rural Communities Week

Latvian Rural Forum and Latvian Platform for Development Cooperation is organizing  the Second Latvian Rural Communities Week, which will take place from 27 to 31 October in all Latvian regions.October 27 – Kastīre, Riebiņi municipality.October 28 – Jaunanna, Apes and Alūksnes municipality.October 29 – AmataOctober 30 – Aizpute October 31 – Iecava Continuing work was started in The First Latvian …

The Fair of Local Producers in Stelpe

For the seventh year in a row Pārgaujas county Straupes parish association “Healthy city and countryside” is organizing a fair of local producers. The association is small.  It is composed of only four persons, thus the team is maneuverable and able to respond quickly. The board of association consists of only two people. Marketspace model and the idea is interesting …

School as multifunctional center in Tirza parish

Tirza community center does not exist in the formal sense, there is Tirza Elementary School, which is in its development plan (consistent with Gulbenes District Council) in 2010 wrote the formation of the multifuncional center as one of the tasks. The idea that Tirza Elementary School should begin to work as a community center came during Soros Foundation -Latvia initiative …

Products made by artisans and craftsmen from Beverīna County purchasable online

Unique handmade products made by Beverīnas County artisans and handicraft are available in the online store.  It is possible to purchase toys, clothing, accessories and more, however it is possible to place individual orders based on client’s needs. The founders of the shop like to emphasize the importance of reinforcing social security by buying products available in the shop since …

Resolution of 1st Latvian Communities Parliament

RESOLUTION OF The 1st Latvian Rural Communities Parliament On 7-8 June 2013, around 190 activists from rural communities and small towns all over Latvia gathered for the 1st Latvian Rural Communities Parliament that took place in Preiļi, Aglona, Līvāni, Riebiņi and Vārkava municipalities.  Also present were representatives of Saeima (Parliament of Latvia), Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Ministry …