On 22 April 2011 in the premises of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Latvia the meeting of Coordinative Council of the activists of Ukrainian community of Latvia was held.
In his introduction, Charge d’Affairs of Ukraine in Latvia O.Kushnir told about the internal and foreign policy priorities of Ukraine, as well as about the present state and perspectives of Ukraine-Latvia bilateral relations.
The main topic of the meeting was the preparation of V Universal Forum of Urkainians, that is to be held in Kyiv in August 2011. During the meeting the parties also discussed the possible large-scale events to be held in Latvia in 2011-2012 with participation of Ukrainian diaspora. It was agreed that the priorities should celebration of the 100 year of Ukrainian diaspora of Latvia, 20 years of Ukraine’s Independence, 20-years jubilee of Riga Ukrainian secondary school, and 5 years of Union of Ukrainian communities of Latvia.
In the event took part the heads of the Ukrainian cultural and educational societies of Latvia from Riga, Vangazhi, Jelgava and other regions of the Republic of Latvia.