Latvian President Visits

Vladis Zatlers with UW faculty and graduate students

On May 18, Valdis Zatlers, President of the Republic of Latvia, came to the University of Washington to express his support for the UW Latvian Studies program, “one of the best in the world.” President Zatlers visited Christine Ingebritsen’s Scandinavian Politics class to give a lecture about Latvia’s role in the European Union and NATO.

Vladis Zatlers and Christine Ingebritsen