Committees of the Baltic Assembly

Education, Science and Culture Committee

Members of the Committee:

  • Dagmāra Beitnere-Le Galla, Chair, Latvia
  • Krista Aru, Vice Chair, Estonia
  • Irena Šiaulienė, Vice Chair, Lithuania
  • Vytautas Juozapaitis, Member, Lithuania
  • Janīna Kursīte-Pakule, Member, Latvia
  • Viktoria Ladõnskaja, Member, Estonia
  • Levutė Staniuvienė, Member, Lithuania
  • Ilga Šuplinska, Member, Latvia

 

In 2018, the Education, Science and Culture Committee of the Baltic Assembly focused on following issues:

  • Foundation of the Baltic Culture Fund;
  • Strategic communication and cooperation of Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission, National Electronic Mass Media Council of Latvia and Estonian Public Broadcasting Council;
  • Introduction of automatic recognition of diplomas and degrees in the Baltic States;
  • Cooperation in higher and vocational education of the Baltic States;
  • Digitalisation and online accessibility of cultural materials and digital preservation;
  • Protection of cultural heritage in the Baltic States;
  • Parliamentary oversight of implementation of the Baltic Assembly’s recommendations.

 


Priorities, activities and documents of the Committee:

Priorities of the Education, Science and Culture Committee of the Baltic Assembly for 2016 – 2018 (download)

Agenda and recommendations of the Education, Science and Culture Committee of the Baltic Assembly in 2018 (download)

 

The Baltic Assembly and the Nordic Council focus their cooperation on the need to create new jobs, facilitate labour mobility, promote skills development thus increasing employment and productivity. For that reason particular focus is put on education, research and innovation. See Action Plan for 2018-2019.

The Benelux Interparliamentary Consultative Council (also known as the Benelux Parliament) and Presidium of the Baltic Assembly have defined in their cooperation priorities collaboration in education, in particular, professional qualifications and traineeships across borders. See the Joint Declaration for 2017-2018.