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Youth council

Youth Council of the Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS) was established on 27 November, 1997. It operates on a voluntary basis.

LBAS Youth Council unites the youth representatives delegated by LBAS affiliates. Young people up to 35 years of age can be delegated to the Youth Council.

AIM – to protect and represent the joint labour, economic and social rights and interests of young people – trade union members, to promote their participation in creation of a lawful and democratic society.

Cooperation partners:

  • Trade union youth organisations from Baltic, Nordic and European countries
  • Youth Committee of European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
  • International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
  • International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)
  • Latvian Youth Council
  • Different youth organisations in Latvia (Latvian Students’ Association, students’ self-governments, etc.)


  • Within the framework of different projects informative materials for youth about the trade unions, trade union activities and their necessity have been elaborated.
  • Informative activities are carried out in the regions of Latvia .
  • Since 1998 Youth Council actively participates in the Baltic Trade Union Youth Forum.
  • Participation in the Baltic Sea region trade union youth cooperation network activities.
  • Participation in international projects.
  • Participation in the activities of the Youth Committee of European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).
  • Participation in the projects and training seminars organised by LBAS Training Centre.
  • Participation in the activities organised by Latvian Youth Council and other youth organisations.

Phone: +371 67035907

Address of Youth Council of
Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia:

Bruninieku iela 29/31
Riga, LV-1001, Latvia