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Roundtable discussion: Improving Ecosystem Synergies in the Context of Sustainable Packaging (Latvia)

Wed, June 26, 2024
until Wed, June 26, 2024
Ministry of Agriculture, 23rd Floor Hall | Online (Republikas Laukums 2-23rd Floor, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1010, Latvia)

EIT Food's representation in Latvia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (ZM) and the Federation of Latvian Food Companies (LPUF), is organizing a round table discussion titled "Improving Ecosystem Synergies in the Context of Sustainable Packaging" on June 26 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The discussion will feature representatives from the ministry, industry experts, and food chain participants who will address the challenges and potential solutions in developing and promoting sustainable packaging in Latvia. The event will be held both online and in person (Republikas laukums 2, Riga). The goal is to identify and develop specific measures to enhance ecosystem synergy and promote sustainable packaging development.


Registration is required to participate -> register HERE by June 25, 12:00 PM!


The aim of the event is to identify and develop specific measures to improve ecosystem synergy and promote the development of sustainable packaging in Latvia. This includes recognizing challenges, seeking solutions, educating and engaging participants, and fostering collaboration among all ecosystem stakeholders.




9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Registration

10:00 AM – 10:10 AM Opening Remarks

Armands Krauze, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Latvia

Irina Arhipova, Vice-Rector for Science at Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

10:10 AM - 12:00 PM Round Table Discussion

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Coffee Break

12:40 PM - 1:50 PM Continued Discussion

Moderator: Eva Johansone

Discussion Participants: Representative of the Ministry of Agriculture

Rudīte Vesere, Director of the Environmental Protection Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development

Sandra Muižniece-Brasava, Chairperson of the Board of the Latvian Packaging Association, Professor at LBTU Food Institute

Irina Pilvere, Rector of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies

Dace Vanaga, Director of the Business Incubator Department, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA)

Ināra Šure, Chairperson of the Board of the Federation of Latvian Food Companies (LPUF)

Roberts Cešeiko, Chairman of the Board, SIA “KEEFA”

Jurģis Ugors, Chairman of the Board, Latvian Waste Management Association

Representatives of Latvian Retailers

Discussion Main Topics:

Challenges and possible solutions for sustainable packaging

Understanding and involvement of ecosystem participants in promoting sustainability

Policy and cooperation

Steps to improve ecosystem synergy in the context of sustainable packaging

1:50 PM – 2:00 PM Closing Remarks


Attention: the event will be held in Latvian language only.

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