Seminar „European employment strategy: Analyzing the local dimension of Lisbon Strategy implementation for improvement more and new jobs in Latvia” was held in Latvian Christian Academy, May 18-19. Report on “Christian social engagement and methodological questions in current Latvian social / political situation” was presented by Dr. Skaidrīte Gūtmane, Rector of LChrA. Members of Latvian Parliament Social and Employment matters committee participated in the Seminar along with activists of Trade unions, leaders of local governments and managers of social work. Participants got acquainted with the work done at the Academy and Association for Christian Professional Association. Emerging social problems in Latvia were analyzed against the background of European social dialogue. The added value of the Seminar was an opportunity to discuss burning social issues with educators and wide spectrum professionals in the field.