Pre-election debate with Prime Minister candidates

Pre-election debate with Prime Minister candidates

Pre-election debate with the  Prime Minister candidates is organized by six Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Latvia and FICIL

"Vision for Latvia’s economic future"

Date: 12 September 2022

Time: 10:00-12:00 (discussion from 10:00-11:30, registration from 9:30, networking & snacks from 11:30)

Venue: AC by Marriott

Admission: In-person attendance EUR 25 for members of AHK, AmCham, BritCham, FCCL, NCCL, SCCL;  Free live-stream: WATCH LIVE ON FB

Registration: by email to the SCCL office at, latest by 2 September.

Please note that seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Cancellations after September 2 are non-refundable. If you wish to watch live stream, registration is not necessary.

With the Saeima election on October 1st, 2022, the debate will focus on parties’ vision for Latvia’s future and priorities for increasing competitiveness and strengthening the economy under the current geopolitical circumstances. Participating in the debate will be the Prime Minister candidates from the leading political parties according to the latest polls of SKDS in July. The debate will be moderated by journalist Pauls Raudseps and will be held in English.

The key topic of the debate will explore the economic security of Latvia, considering the following key pillars:

  • Strengthening energy diversification, transition to low carbon resources
  • The development of human capital considering demographic change
  • Ensuring a level playing field and fair competition

The debate will provide a unique platform for the international business community to directly engage in a discussion with the parties likely to lead the economic and social development of Latvia for the next four years.