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Latvia

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NGDO Platform

Latvian Platform for Development Cooperation - LAPAS

http://www.lapas.lv

 

Address

Latvijas Platforma attīstības sadarbībai (LAPAS) 
Pils Str. 21
LV-1050, Riga
Latvia

Tel:  +371 262 75253

Email: info@lapas.lv

 

Contact person

Inese Vaivare, Director: info@lapas.lv

 

Basic data

Start of activities: 2001

Official registration: 2004

Number of member organisations: 27 (November 2014)

Link to the platform members' list: http://lapas.lv/par-lapas/lapas-daliborganizacijas/

 

CONCORD member since 2005. 

 

Working Groups of the Platform

Development Education

EU Presidency 2015

 

Active in the following CONCORD WGs (November 2013)

AidWatch

CSO Development Effectiveness
Development Education and Awareness Raising (DARE)

Policy Coherence for Development (PCD)

Policy Forum

EYD TF

 

More information on the platform, its strategic aims, main successes and challenges in 2014 here (pdf).

Previous editions from 2013 here,

from 2012: status November and status April (pdf)

 

Watch the video "Stories from LAPAS"

Official Development Assistance (ODA)


Website MFA: http://www.am.gov.lv/en/DevelopmentCo-operation/

Basic documents: http://www.am.gov.lv/en/DevelopmentCo-operation/BasicDocuments/

 

Basic data

  • ODA spending in 2012: 16 million EUR; (2011: 14 million EUR; 2010: 12 million EUR; 2009: EUR 15 million EUR)
  • ODA priority countries: Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Afghanistan

 

Further reading

TRIALOG country report on Latvia (January 2008)

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