On March 20, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden was in Riga, Latvia for a brief visit. During her visit Her Majesty had a chance to participate in the “…Mentor Latvia seminar entitled, Investing in Youth: The Future of Latvia, which emphasizes the importance of the mentoring movement in helping young people in out-of-family-care institutions become full-fledged society members.”
According to the LETA news agency, Her Majesty also met with the President of Latvia, Mr. Andris Berzins, in the capital. Discussions focused on “…Latvian-Swedish bilateral partnership, the work of Riga and UMEA as the European Capitals of Culture in 2014…”
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