About

Established in 2022, the Center for Geopolitical Studies Riga is an independent research think-tank based in Latvia. It focuses on security dilemmas and geopolitical rivalries in the Baltic Sea region and beyond.


Our programs include the Baltic program, Belarus Observatory Riga, Resilience program and Central Asia program.

Our articles have been published by the Center for European Policy Analysis, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, Internationale Politik Quarterly, Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, Stars and Stripes, Michigan Daily and other outlets. 


Our flagship publication is Latvia's Security Barometer, published quarterly. 


We or our quotes have appeared on Euronews, Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Deutsche Welle, National Public Radio, Washington Examiner, Stars and Stripes, TRT World, Christian Science Monitor, Baltic Times and many other international media outlets. In Latvia, we are an integral part of the major media coverage. 


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