Representations of International Organizations

18.03.2016. 15:05

Privileges and immunities are granted to the Representations of International Organizations in accordance with the bilateral treaties and agreements between Latvia and the respective International Organization.

In conformity with the concluded bilateral treaties and agreements between Latvia and the respective International Organization, the Representation of the latter is requested to notify the State Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as soon as possible of the appointment, arrival and final departure of its head, members, as well as members of their families and service staff (other than persons resident in Latvia and not entitled to privileges and immunities).

The Representations are requested to notify to the State Protocol about changes in personnel stating the actual function or position of the person concerned, and the name of the person being replaced.

 

Courtesy visits to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry advises the heads of the International Organizations and Representations of the International Organizations to pay courtesy visits to the Secretary of State, or in his absence, the Under-Secretary of State (2nd Political Directorate) and the Director of the Department for International Organizations and Human Rights.

 

Identity cards

Along with the diplomatic and consular corps the members of the International Organizations and Representations of International organizations are registered at the State Protocol of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and issued an identity card.

In addition to the aforementioned, Representations shall submit lists of their staff to the State Protocol twice a year.