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97 per cent of municipal employees consider EU financing has improved life quality in the regions of Latvia

In the second half of 2015 our company was contracted to evaluate the results achieved by 494 EU financed projects administered by State Regional Development Agency of Latvia. In order to evaluate to what extent investments of almost 500 million EU funds correspond to the needs of municipality itself and its citizens, five regional expert forums and electronic survey were organised for municipality administration and experts who were involved during…

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Many challenges of EU Eastern Partnership

Comperio, Ltd, experts Gunta Misāne and Inese Bērs, took part in the EU Eastern Partnership Civil society and Business forums in Riga, May 20-21, 2015. While meeting partners from Eastern Partnership countries, listening to different opinions expressed by the participants of both events, several conclusions and views could be drawn: – Eastern Partnership is a priority only for Eastern European countries, as witnessed by the lack of representatives from Western…

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Honoured when our work is recognised as the best example

Our company were proud and honoured when during major event for European non-governmental organizations „NGO Forum – Riga 2015” that was organised in the frame of EU Presidency of Latvia (March 2-3, 2015), Professor Roberts Kilis in his speech presented as an excellent example of public involvement in the decision making process during elaboration of the Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia „Latvia 2030”. This was a project that we were…

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Supporting more women in decision making

Comperio Board Member Inese Bērs acting also as Board Member of women entrepreneurs association „Līdere” was invited to participate in roundtable discussion „She Decides You Succeed” on women in decision-making on innovative companies as valuable guest speaker that was organized by European Women Inventors & Innovators Network on February 3, 2015 in The Royal Overseas League House in London. More than 40 women from The United Kingdom, Spain, The Netherlands,…

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More than 1800 employers have used the opportunity to improve their knowledge

For the last five years Business Resource Centre of the Latvian Employers Confederation was offering free of cost training programmes to employers using the support of the European Social Fund and government budget. Since the beginning of the training programme in the spring of 2010 more than 1800 employers – entrepreneurs and municipality representatives – have used the opportunity to improve their professional skills. These training programmes were managed by…

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Don’t reinvent the wheel. Buy one! – Franchise Hub Expo 2014

“Franchise Hub Expo” is the one and only annual, international franchise event that attracts international franchise brands as well as a large audience of prospective franchisees who wish to establish new business partnerships in the Baltics and Belarus since 2011. „Franchise Hub Expo 2014“ events have attracted many prospective franchisees and franchisors in Riga, Vilnius and Minsk. In Riga alone more than 100 participants took part in the franchising conference…

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Latvian business leaders focus on the benefits of gender equality

The “EQUALITY PAYS OFF” workshop in Riga attracted 36 participants from the largest Latvia‘s companies and social partners. The event held on March 6, 2013 was organized with the support of the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia. In their opening speeches, Mr. Pēteris Krīgers, Chairman of the Free Trade Union Confederation and Mrs. Inese Stepiņa, Deputy General Director of the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia noted that women have long…

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Communication training for Moldovan NGO’s

As part of capacity building plan elaborated during inception phase of the Moldova Dialogue project (full name – Promoting Broad Society Participation and Facilitating Policy Dialogue), the project team participated in several events at the end of September, 2011 aimed at explaining and comparing public policy process in Moldova, Romania and Latvia. Three training sessions to NGO’s on how to communicate with their target audiences was conducted by Comperio experts.…

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Comperio experts participate in the development of the handbook for volunteer work

The association “Movement for Democratic Thought” in cooperation with the proficient team of authors has developed a handbook “Organisation of Volunteer Work in the Municipality.” It was funded by the Riga City Council Education, Culture and Sports Department. The handbook is a result of a group of contributors – one of them Comperio expert Gunta Misāne. This handbook is meant for any employee of the local authorities, and it is…

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Moldova Dialogue project assesses NGO participation in the decision making process in the government and Parliament

During March-April, 2011 the team of the Moldova Dialogue Project (full name – Promoting Broad Society Participation and Facilitating Policy Dialogue) organized a meeting with more than 60 Moldovan NGOs and analysed civic participation in the decision making processes in the ministries, the State Chancellery and the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova. Comperio expert Gunta Misane was performing survey of NGOs covering economic sector – employer’s organisations, professional associations…