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The German Marshall Fund o the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and globalchallenges and opportunities in the spirit o the Marshall Plan. GMF does this by supporting individuals and institutions workingin the transatlantic sphere, by convening leaders and members o the policy and business communities, by contributing researchand analysis on transatlantic topics, and by providing exchange opportunities to oster renewed commitment to the transatlanticrelationship. In addition, GMF supports a number o initiatives to strengthen democracies. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan,non-prot organization through a git rom Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strongpresence on both sides o the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC, GMF has oces in Berlin, Paris, Brussels,Belgrade, Ankara, Bucharest, Warsaw, and Tunis. GMF also has smaller representations in Bratislava, Turin, and Stockholm.
LATO is a non-governmental organization that was established on March 21, 2000 with the aim o bringing together like-mindedindividuals who will be promoting Latvia`s membership in NATO. LATO inorms the public about NATO and the various aspects o Latvia’s membership in the Alliance, organizes inormative events about Latvian and Euro-Atlantic security issues including theannual Riga Conerence, promotes partnership with other countries with the objective o inorming their citizens about Latvia as anactive EU and NATO member state, lays oundations or Latvia’s international role as an active member state o NATO.
About the EuroFuture Project
The German Marshall Fund o the United States understands the twin crises in Europe and the United States to be a dening mo-ment that will shape the transatlantic partnership and its interactions with the wider world or the long term. GMF’s EuroFutureProject thereore aims to understand and explore the economic, governance, and geostrategic dimensions o the EuroCrisis rom atransatlantic perspective. The Project addresses the impact, implications, and ripple eects o the crisis — in Europe, or the UnitedStates, and the world.GMF does this through a combination o initiatives on both sides o the Atlantic, including large and small convening, regionalseminars, study tours, paper series, polling, briengs, and media interviews. The Project also integrates its work on the EuroCrisisinto several o GMF’s existing programs. The group o GMF experts involved in the project consists o several Transatlantic Fellows aswell as program sta on both sides o the Atlantic.