Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia |

Latvia: The Foreign Minister calls on the Republic of South Africa to apply facilitated entry conditions to Latvian citizens

The Ministers also exchanged positions concerning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

On 24 September 2022, in New York, during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of South Africa (RSA), Naledi Pandor. The Ministers discussed bilateral relations, relations between the European…

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Source: FIFA |

B-roll Video Release: FIFA President Gianni Infantino and the President of the Latvian Football Federation at FIFA Paris Office

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On this Friday May 27, the FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino receives the President Latvian Football Federation Vadims LASENKO at the FIFA Paris Office.  Access B-roll, Photos, and Dopesheet: https://bit.ly/3NKCDqF 

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia |

MFA State Secretary meets the new Ambassadors of the Dominican Republic, Rwanda, and Egypt

The State Secretary congratulated the Ambassadors on their accreditation to Latvia and invited them to make use of the opportunities for promoting bilateral relations with Latvia

On 10 January 2022, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, welcomed accreditation visits from the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic, Francisco Alberto Caraballo, the Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda, Olivier Jean Patrick Nduhungirehe, and the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Ahmed Adel…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcomes of Seychelles, Latvia, Singapore and Sierra Leone

Progress achieved in areas of social justice, health, education and non-discrimination was welcomed

The Human Rights Council at its midday meeting today adopted the outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Seychelles, Latvia, Singapore and Sierra Leone. Speaking on the Universal Periodic Review outcome of Seychelles were Djibouti, Egypt, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nepal and Cuba. The following…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia |

State Secretary Andris Pelšs meets with the Ambassadors of Israel, Azerbaijan, and Egypt

The Ambassador of Egypt proposed that the next political consultations be organised in Cairo

On 20 September 2021, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, received accreditation visits from the new Ambassador of the State of Israel, Sharon Rappaport Palgi, and the Ambassador of Azerbaijan, Elnur Sultanov, as well as having an online farewell meeting with the Ambassador of Egypt, Alaa…

Source: Department of Health, Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: List of countries from which visitors are permitted to enter Seychelles

The Department of Health reviews the COVID-19 situation (transmission levels, trends, public health capacity, etc.) in various countries on a regular basis, to update a list of permitted countries from which individuals can travel to Seychelles. Find below the list of permitted countries based on the latest review, which will…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: Public Health Authority Issues latest list of countries from which visitors are permitted in Seychelles

As of the 5th August 2020, the Public Health Authority has issued a list of countries approved for entry in Seychelles. Only visitors from the following country will be allowed in Seychelles. Note: This list will be updated periodically. Austria      Germany   Monaco  United Arab Emirates Belgium Hungary New…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

Coronavirus - Africa: European Investment Bank (EIB) approves € 16.6 billion for COVID-19 health response and economic resilience, climate, clean transport, energy and housing

Companies in North and sub-Saharan Africa, the Eastern Neighbourhood and southern Caucasus to access financing under a dedicated regional COVID-19 financing programme

€ 10.2 billion for COVID-19 public health and business financing; € 5.2 billion for new private sector financing schemes; € 2 billon for energy and energy efficiency investment around the world; Millions of commuters to benefit from € 1.9 billion urban transport funding in Europe, Asia and Africa The European…

Source: Global Affairs Canada |

Coronavirus - Africa: Statement on Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Promoting Gender-Responsiveness in the COVID-19 Crisis

Around the world, the pandemic is having a devastating impact on health systems, economies and the lives, livelihood and wellbeing of all, particularly older people

We, the Ministers of South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, are…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia |

State Secretary welcomes new Ambassadors of Lebanon and Mali on their accreditation visits

State Secretary Pelšs and the Ambassador of Mali discussed bilateral relations and the opportunities for promoting cooperation in various formats, including in international organisations

On 9 March 2020, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andris Pelšs, met with the Ambassador of Lebanon, Rina Charbel, and the Ambassador of Mali, Oumou Sall-Seck. In a conversation with the Lebanese Ambassador, the State Secretary discussed the bilateral relations between Latvia and Lebanon and developments…