• The Latvian Red Cross

    LatRC is a non-governmental non-profit volunteer-led humanitarian organization. Its operations cover the whole territory of Latvia.

  • The Latvian Red Cross

    LatRC is a non-governmental non-profit volunteer-led humanitarian organization. Its operations cover the whole territory of Latvia.

LatRC joins an international meeting within the project “BALTPREP”

Published on 08.08.2019. Within the umbrella of the BALTPREP project, the first meeting of a newly established Baltic Sea Region Disaster Management Technical Working Group took place in Helsinki on 7 June, 2019. The forum is meant for peer learning, exchange of knowledge and support as well as to ensure cooperation of the Baltic Sea […]

Glass jewellery workshop for refugees and asylum seekers

Published on 21.06.2019. On 4 June, 2019, within the project “AVAIL” Latvian Red Cross organised glass jewellery (earrings, brooches, pendants and necklaces) workshop for refugees and asylum seekers. After cutting colourful pieces of glass, each piece was combined in different combinations and colour ranges and every participant could imagine himself/herself as glass artist. Children and […]

Enabling a Europe that really protects

Published on 20.06.2019. On World Refugee Day, the Red Cross EU Office (Brussels, Belgium) calls on the EU and its Member States to renew their pledge to the 1951 Refugee Convention by reinforcing the pillars of a coordinated long-term approach to refugee protection. This approach should ensure that the principle of non-refoulement is a cornerstone […]