The meeting of the Advisory Council brought together representatives from the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Health, the Prosecutor General’s Office, the State Revenues Service, the State Police, the State Border Guard, and the State Police College.
Under the chairmanship of the Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Political Director Andžejs Viļumsons, the participants examined issues related to the participation of Latvia’s civilian experts in international missions and were invited to nominate additional candidates for posting as civilian experts in missions, including those of the United Nations.
The Council also considered the topic of training for civilian experts and discussed the matters to be included in the informational report of the Cabinet of Ministers on the participation of Latvian civilian experts in international missions.
The civilian experts of Latvia are seconded for work in the missions led by international organizations in accordance with the Law on International Assistance and Cabinet Regulation No. 598, “Procedures for sending a civilian expert for participation in an international mission or operation”.
All those interested are invited to contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the possibility of participation in international missions and operations in the status of a civilian expert, by emailing [email protected].