Hromadske has been proud to partner with The Riga Conference 2016, a world leading platform for global decision makers to debate the most vital current and future international security issues. With Vladimir Putin's resurgent Russia attempting to wield its military and political might beyond its borders, the event aims to tackle and plan for scenarios that affect our society the most. The lineup of renowned figures included:
> Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden
> Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former President of Estonia
> Edward Lucas, Senior Editor at The Economist
> Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania
> Anders-Fogh Rasmussen, former Secretary General of NATO
Discussions over the two-day event included
> Donbas - a New Frozen Conflict?
> Nato 360 ° 24/7 - How to Deliver?
> Russian Economy and Policy Choices
> the Future of the European Order?
The full agenda can be found here
Hromadske (in Russian) also presented a special discussion about Kremlin disinformation and support for independent media over the past two years. Panelists include Hromadske CEO Katya Gorchinskaya, Legatum Institute Fellow Anton Shekhovtsov and more.
The event is organized jointly by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia.