Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Parliament of Estonia) Marko Mihkelson together with his Latvian and Lithuanian counterparts will speak at a panel ‘The importance of UK-Baltic ties in meeting current geopolitical challenges in Europe’ held at the University of Cambridge today.
The panel will be hosted by the Centre for Geopolitics at the University of Cambridge and discuss how the relations between the United Kingdom and the Baltic States could develop in order to meet the evolving geopolitical challenges in Europe. The event will start at 17:00 and last around 1.5 hours. Video recording of the panel will be available on the Centre’s website.
Besides Mihkelson, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Saeima (Parliament) of Latvia Rihards Kols and Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania Žygimantas Pavilionis will speak at the panel. Former UK Home Secretary and Co-founder of the Baltic Geopolitics Programme at Cambridge Charles Clarke will chair the panel.
From Cambridge, the Chairs of the Foreign Affairs Committees of the three Baltic States will go to the Aurora Forum in held Chichester, where the issues relating to economy and security will be discussed with the participation of the representatives of the United Kingdom and the Nordic and Baltic countries. From the Riigikogu, Chairman of the National Defence Committee Kalev Stoicescu and member of the Committee Raimond Kaljulaid will also attend the Forum.