Diaspora invited to participate in online seminar

Members of the Latvian diaspora community around the world are invited to take part in an online seminar hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the World Association of Free Latvians (PBLA).

This first seminar of a series of three seminars is dedicated to regional reform, local elections and opportunities for the diaspora to register a second address in Latvia. 

The seminar takes place on March 24, 2021 at 15.00 (Latvian time, GMT +2).

Raivis Bremšmits, Director of the State Sustainable Development Planning Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Diāna Orlovska, Head of the Territorial Development Evaluation Division, Dace Ziediņa, Head of the Regional Support Instruments Division, and Varis Putniņš, Senior Expert, will speak about regional reform in Latvia and answer questions . 

The opportunity to participate in local elections will be outlined the Central Election Commission chairwoman Kristīne Bērziņa and the Foreign Ministry Consular Department Director Guna Japiņa.

Specialists rom the Ministry of the Interior - Deputy Director of the Sector Policy Department Imants Zaķis and senior rapporteur Sandis Barks - will inform the audience about the possibility to register and official address in Latvia in addition to an address of residence abroad .

The seminar will take place on the Zoom platformIt is possible to participate in the discussion by writing to the e-mail address [email protected] . A Zoom link will be sent after registration .

You will also be able to watch the workshop online at the Foreign Ministry on Facebook and WFFL Facebook .

Questions can be sent in advance by writing to the e-mail address [email protected].

The seminar will take place in Latvian.

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