More than 90 members and guests attended the Joint Chamber Dinner Debate "Riga Vision 2017-2021", devoted to the Riga Municipality Elections to be held in June. The event took place on 19 April at Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel.
Party representatives were as follows:
- Mārtiņš Bondars (Latvian Association of Regions/ For Latvia's Development);
- Jānis Bordāns (New Conservative Party);
- Baiba Broka (National Alliance);
- Ivars Bārdiņš (Union of Greens and Farmers);
- Uģis Rotbergs (Unity).
Ivars Ijabs, Associate Professor Political Science at the University of Latvia provided an overview of the political landscape and moderated a debate among the parties running for the Riga mayor chair. The debate focused on the business environment in Riga as well as the vision for its development in the coming years.