On 6 June 2017 in cooperation with European Commission Representation in Latvia there will be held the expert discussion on
Fiscal sustainability and the public sector
Discussion venue: EU house, Aspazijas boulevard 28, Riga, 2nd floor.
Working language - Latvian and English. Discussion videos available here.
In the context of preparing Latvia's fiscal sustainability report, the Fiscal discipline council is organising a discussion on Latvia's revenue and expenditure policy. Experts from several areas will analyse the role of the public sector in relation to economic growth and social welfare. The aim of the event is to discuss the provision of public services in a fiscally sustainable manner, in view of the government's tax-to-GDP target of 1/3 and Latvia's membership in the European Union.
Moderated by Jānis Platais, Chairman of Fiscal discipline council
Part I video available here.
9:00 Opening keynote by Prof., Dr.hab.oec. Inna Šteinbuka, Head of European Commission Representation in Latvia and Jānis Platais,Chairman of the Fiscal Discipline Council, presentation (in Latvian)
9:30 Country-specific recommendations for Latvia and the assessment of the Stability Programme, Manfred Bergmann, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, presentation
10:00 Public sector responsibility and social sustainability, Baiba Bela and Līga Rasnača, "Innovation and sustainable development: Latvia’s post-crisis experience in a global context (SUSTINNO)" project "Social dimension of sustainability and social innovation", presentation (in Latvian)
10:30 Coffee break
Part II video available here.
12:15 Coffee break
Part III video available here.
Last modified : 7 June 2017