Global civil society activity in Latvia

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is one of the three Baltic states, along with Estonia to the north and Lithuania to the south. It borders Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and shares a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia covers an area of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi), with a population of 1.9 million. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Riga. Latvians belong to the ethnolinguistic group of the Balts and speak Latvian, one of the only two surviving Baltic languages, a branch of the Indo-European language family. Russians are the most prominent minority in the country, at almost a quarter of the population.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Latvia is ranked #60 over a 20 year period,
with 534 meetings since 2001.


Latvia is ranked #49 in 2021, with 16 meetings.

Organizations based in Latvia

Pasaules Brivo Latviesu Apvieniba - Riga
Association of Museums and Castles around the Baltic Sea - Bauska
Baltic Association of Dermatovenereologists - Riga
Baltic Orthodontic Association - Riga
International Classic Cosmoenergy Federation - Riga
Northern European Association for Language Technology - Riga
Eastern European Volleyball Zonal Association - Riga
Baltic Society of Phlebology - Riga
Baltic Sport Science Society - Riga
Baltic Association of Paediatric Surgeons - Riga
Baltic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network - Jelgava
Vision and Strategies around the Baltic Sea - Riga
European Forum for Agricultural and Rural Advisory Services - Riga
Baltic Centre for Strategic Studies - Riga
European-Latvian Institute - Riga
Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies - Riga
Latvian Centre for Human Rights and Ethnic Studies - Riga
Latvian Institute of International Affairs - Riga
European Youth Human Rights Network - Riga
Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration - Riga
European Institute of Financial Directors - Riga
Latvian Human Rights Committee - Riga
Baltic Educational Travel and Work Association - Riga
Baltic Association for Rehabilitation - Jurmala
World Strongmen Federation - Riga

View More profiles (18) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Latvia

2036 World ContestWorld Ploughing Organization - Riga

2025 CongressEuropean Society for Rural Sociology - Riga

2025 Bird Numbers ConferenceEuropean Bird Census Council - Riga

2025 Annual MeetingNordic Society for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology - Riga

2024 Annual ConferenceInternational School Psychology Association - Riga

2024 ForumEuropean Federation of Psychiatric Trainees - Riga

2024 International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation (LUMDETR)International Conference on Luminescent Detectors and Transformers of Ionizing Radiation - Riga

2024 Annual ConferenceEuropean Network of Cultural Centres - Riga

Past Events in Latvia

2024 Annual Meeting – International Lawyers Network - Riga
2024 General Assembly – RailNetEurope - Riga
2024 New Challenges for Baltic Sea Earth System Research – Baltic Earth - Jurmala
2024 Together Meeting – European Language Industry Association - Riga
2024 EUCMOS: European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy – European Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy - Riga
2024 European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries – European Association for Health Information and Libraries - Riga
2023 Annual Conference – European Council for Leading Business Schools - Riga
2023 Convention & AGM – International Nordic Walking Federation - Riga
2023 European Regional Meeting – International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations - Riga
2023 World contest – World Ploughing Organization - Kuldīga
2023 European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region Forum – European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region - Riga
2023 International Conference of Young Folklorists – International Conference of Young Folklorists - Riga
2023 European Conference – International Organization of Folk Art - Riga
2023 Annual Conference – European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care - Riga
2023 Workshop for Phlebology, Lymphology and Angiology – International Forum for Minisurgery of Varicose Veins - Riga

View More Past Events (826) in The International Congress Calendar

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