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Minister for Welfare Gatis Eglītis from Latvia is participating in Political Festival of Europe

Held for the first time from 25 to 28 August 2022 in Mariager, Northern Denmark, Political Festival of Europe is a platform and space where visitors from all over Europe will have the opportunity to help shape European democracy and its future. Here, citizens gather with politicians and decision-makers from across the continent for exciting debates and talks, while also experiencing the rich and diverse cultures of Europe.

Minister for Welfare Gatis Eglītis from Latvia is the first Minister from outside of Denmark to have taken up the initiative of joining Political Festival of Europe.

It is our duty not only to reap the benefits of what democratic societies have to offer but to stand guard for our values and achievements constantly. In today's geopolitical conditions we must continue our work on reinforcing the rule of law, equality, and multilateral communication between all involved stakeholders. I very much look forward to participating in this excellent initiative,

highlights Minister Gatis Eglītis. Tweet

We are honoured about the participation of Minister Gatis Eglītis, who has shown great proactiveness. Minister Gatis Eglītis will be joining several exciting debates about topics ranging from gender equality to the Union of Equality,

says Jan Bertelsen, CEO for Political Festival of Europe. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe is an annual democracy festival that serves as a platform for democratic dialogue about the most pressing issues on the European agenda. On the side of political events, the Festival is also a place of festivities that celebrates the rich and diverse culture and heritage of Europe.

Explore the programme here and follow the Festival’s progress and news on the different social media channels and through the monthly newsletter

Torben Nørgaard – Media Coordinator, PFoE – +45 22 14 23 53

Stephanie Höglund – Communications Manager, PFoE – +45 31 41 24 29

Oskars Priede – Communications Adviser to Minister Gatis Eglītis – +371 29203043

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15. juli 2022

Letlands Velfærdsminister, Gatis Eglītis, deltager på Political Festival of Europe

Political Festival of Europe – ”Det Europæiske Folkemøde” – afholdes for første gang den 25.-28. august 2022 i Mariager. Folkemødet er det sted, hvor de mange besøgende fra hele Europa får lejlighed til at forme Europæisk demokrati og dets fremtid. Til august samles borgere sammen med politikere og beslutningstagere fra hele kontinentet til spændende debatter og samtaler. Udover de politiske events, kan besøgende også opleve de rige og mangfoldige kulturer af Europa.

Velfærdsminister, Gatis Eglītis, fra Letland er den første minister fra uden for Danmark, der har taget initiativet til at deltage på Political Festival of Europe.

Det er vores pligt ikke kun at nyde fordelene af, hvad demokratiske samfund har at tilbyde, men vi bør også konstant stå på vagt for vores værdier og resultater. Under nutidens geopolitiske forhold skal vi fortsætte vores arbejde med at styrke retsstaten, lighed og multilateral samtale mellem alle involverede interessenter. Jeg ser meget frem til at deltage i dette fremragende initiativ,

fremhæver minister Gatis Eglītis. Tweet

Vi er glade for deltagelsen af Minister Gatis Eglītis, som har udvist stort engagement. Minister Gatis Eglītis skal nemlig deltage på flere spændende debatter. Debatterne har fokus på emner lige fra ligestilling til ”Ligestillingsunionen” – the Union of Equality,

siger Jan Bertelsen, CEO ved Political Festival of Europe. Tweet

Political Festival of Europe/Det Europæiske Folkemøde er en årlig festival, der fejrer demokratiet og er platform for den demokratiske samtale. På Festivalen vil vi diskutere de mest presserende emner på den europæiske dagsorden. Udover de mange politiske events, vil Festivalen være et sted hvor deltagerne kan opleve musik, kultur, mad og drikke fra hele Europa.

Se programmet her, og følg med i Folkemødets udvikling og nyheder på sociale medier og i det månedlige nyhedsbrev.

Torben Nørgaard – Medie Koordinator, PFoE – +45 22 14 23 53

Stephanie Höglund – Kommunikationsansvarlig, PFoE – +45 31 41 24 29

Oskars Priede – Kommunikationsrådgiver for minister Gatis Eglītis – +371 29203043

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