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Visit to ABB Lithuania Office in Vilnius

03.09.2018 — Local news Latvia
Ambassador of Switzerland to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, Mr. Konstantin Obolensky visited the Swiss company's ABB Lithuanian office and during the meeting got an overview about the company's operations, projects, customers and history in all the three Baltic countries.   




Choir Molto Cantabile from Luzern on the concert tournee in the Baltic Countries

24.07.2018 — Local news Latvia
From July 21 up to July 29 the choir Molto Cantabile from Luzern made their second tournee in the Baltic States. This time the choir gave the concerts in Riga, Sigulda, Pärnu and Tallinn. On the 24 of July the Swiss Ambassador to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania Mr. Konstantin Obolensky welcomed the choir at the residence in Riga.  


Song and Dance Festival in Riga

08.07.2018 — Local news Latvia
Spectacular and meticulously planned final concerts of the Song and Dance Festival in Riga. What an accomplishment of performers and organisers! It has been a true privilege to be present during these cornerstones of Latvian culture!  




Opening of the permanent exhibition for latvian poets Rainis and Aspazija in Lugano

15.06.2018 — Press release Latvia
The Ambassador Obolensky participated at the official ceremony of opening of the permanent exhibition dedicated to famous latvian poets Rainis and Aspazija at the Historical Archives in Lugano (Castagnola), Switzerland. Present also were mayor of the city of Lugano Mr. Marco Barradori and the Ambassador of Latvia to Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein Mrs. Veronika Erte.    


The Baltic Pride in Riga

09.06.2018 — Local news Latvia
At the Baltic Pride in Riga. Together with colleagues, officials and thousands of others marching for inlusive societies.



One billion well invested

05.06.2018 — Article EB
The ten countries that joined the EU in 2004 have completed their projects under the enlargement contribution. SECO and the SDC have taken stock of the last decade and published the results in their 2017 annual report. The projects have made a significant contribution to reducing economic and social disparities in Europe. Switzerland was also able to use its expertise to make a meaningful contribution to a number of projects.


Visit of the President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset to Latvia

14.05.2018 — Press release Latvia
On 14 May 2018, President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset was received in Latvia for a state visit. The Baltic republic is celebrating the centenary of its independence this year. The visit provided an opportunity to acknowledge the excellent bilateral relations that exist between the two countries and discuss ways of deepening them. The discussions also covered a range of international issues.  

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