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JBANC's 13th Baltic Conference and Advocacy Day

November 22, 2019

JBANC's 13th Baltic Conference and the 2019 Awards Gala hosted by EANC - November 8-9, 2019

October 15, 2019

JBANC Team Attends Maryland-Estonia MOU Signing

August 6, 2019

JBANC Board Member Henry Gaidis Receives Award in Lithuania

July 31, 2019

House and Senate Baltic Caucuses poised for historic expansion in 2019

April 23, 2019

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December 10, 2018

The Joint Baltic American National Committee, Inc. (JBANC) is one of the co-signers of the letter of 90 NGO's to the EU countries Ministers of Foreign Affairs regarding Global Magnitsky legislation. It is a measure that JBANC and the Baltic-American communities have strongly supported over the years.

Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First, in partnership with 89 human rights and anti-corruption organizations from around the world, today called on the European Union (EU) to establish a targeted, global sanctions program to hold individuals and entit...

August 24, 2017

While this summer hasn’t been climatically the hottest, it’s been one of the steamiest with respect to advocating on Baltic issues. Much of the spring and summer was spent on pressuring Congress to pass the Russia sanctions bill. JBANC, together with its parent organizations the American Latvian Association, the Estonian American National Council, and the Lithuanian American Council, together with Baltic American Freedom League, Lithuanian American Community, and other partner organizations in wider networks, including the Central and East Euro...

August 24, 2017

Zane Kalniņa is currently studying international economics and diplomacy at the University of Latvia. This summer, she came to Washington DC for a two-month long internship with the office of Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL 15). The office received an award as the best internship place by The Fund for American Studies. JBANC met with Zane to talk about her experiences and interning in Congress.

“My hometown is Gulbene; it’s a very dear city to me,” says Zane at the beginning of interview. It’s a small town located in the north part of Latvia. She...

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