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The “key” to insulating buildings is an active involvement of municipalities

  • 2022-06-26
  • Arnis Škapars, Member of the Board, SEB banka

Making the decision and taking the first step is the most difficult. If it is successful, the rest will happen gradually and everyone will be satisfied with the result. This is how the situation with insulation of residential buildings, which has been carried out in Latvia for...

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Women have lower wages. Will they also have lower pensions?

From time to time the issue of the gender pay gap is raised in the media and in society, but have you ever thought about the pension income gap? It seems simple enough: if there is a pay gap, then there will be differences in the amount of pension savings. Clearly, salary plays a big role, but th...

Why the world’s nations love and hate Russia differently

Russia’s war in Ukraine has now reached the three-month mark - a quarter of a year of incomprehensible brutality, covered by a thick layer of propaganda, stubbornly repeating that the hostilities were necessary to fight the neo-Nazis who are supposedly oppressing the Russian people. The Wes...

Women have lower wages. Will they also have lower pensions?

From time to time the issue of the gender pay gap is raised in the media and in society, but have...

Why the world’s nations love and hate Russia differently

Russia’s war in Ukraine has now reached the three-month mark - a quarter of a year of incom...

We live in a time when a great war may be our near future

The analysis of socio-political processes and attempts to interpret the driving trends in interna...

U.S. Property Market Begins to Seriously Cool Off. What Could Be the Consequences?

The U.S. property market, one of the health indicators of the American and global economy, has re...

Monkeypox in the European Region: what we know so far and how we need to respond

The WHO European Region remains at the epicentre of the largest and most geographically widesprea...

Ukrainian artwork in public space in Temse under the sign of solidarity and peace

Inspired by a public call by the European ngo De Structura, Council Members Alec Lamberts and Sie...

The global education hacking community gathers in Tallinn again for Mindvalley University 2022

Now that international travel has eased, Mindvalley reconnects with more than one thousand people...

Russia should collect Red Army monuments taken down in Baltics - Upper House speaker

MOSCOW - Russia should collect the monuments to Soviet soldiers that are being taken down in the ...

Taiwan’s COVID-19 containment strategy utilizing innovative technology and universal health coverage

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 510 million confirmed cases and more than 6.25 mi...

Wind farms will not be enough – consumption must become smarter

A year ago, SEB banka organised the first Sustainability Forum to encourage Latvian companies to ...

Relations Between Georgia and the Baltic States a Key Focus During the War in Ukraine

Georgia and the Baltic states have a long-standing track record of partnership and kinship that h...

Awaiting the tsunami of economic change

The last two years have taught us all the importance resilience and adaptability. These two lesso...

The world catastrophe or why 15

Ukraine has always been famous for its achievements in science, technology, and innovation. 30 ye...

Call people to tell them what Putin is doing in Ukraine - Zatlers

RIGA - If necessary, call relatives, friends and acquaintances in Russia every day to report on w...

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