Indulis Bērziņš

07.09.2015. 15:31

Mr. Indulis Bērziņš

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to NATO
(September 2015 - up to present) 

Date of birth:

04.12.1957

Place of Birth:

Madona, Latvia

Marital status:

Married

 

 

Education:

1976 – 1981 University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Hstorian

1981 – 1984 Postgraduate studies, University of Latvia

Professional experience

Since 2015.09.

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to NATO

2013.08.-2015.09.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Inspector General

2009.12.-2013.08.

Non-residing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Slovak Republic

2009.11.-2013.08.

Non-residing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein

2009.08.-2013.08.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Austria

2007.03. – 2013.11.

Non-residing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to New Zealand

2007.03. – 2013.11.

Non-residing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Commonwealth of Australia

2004.12. – 2009.08.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2003.04. – 2004.12.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Denmark

2002.11. – 2003.04.  

Ambassador, State Secretary's Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

2000 – 2002

Head of the Delegation of Latvia to European Union accession

1999.07. – 2002.11.

Minister of Foreign Affairs

1998 - 1999 

7th Saeima (Parliament): MP, Deputy Speaker, Head of the Delegation of Latvia to the Inter-Parliamentary Union

1997 – 1998

6th Saeima (Parliament): MP, Parliamentary Secretary, Head of the Delegation of Latvia to the North Atlantic Alliance

1995 – 1997

6th Saeima (Parliament): MP, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Member of the Delegation of Latvia to the Inter-Parliamentary Union

1993 – 1995

5th Saeima (Parliament): MP, Deputy Chairman of the Latvia’s Way Parliamentary Faction, Delegation Member to the North Atlantic Alliance

1992 – 1993

Supreme Council of the Republic of Latvia, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairman of the Popular Front of Latvia Parliamentary Faction

1990 – 1992

The Supreme Council of the Republic of Latvia, MP, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee

 

Member of the Social Political Organization Latvian Popular Front

Actively involved in the process of the restoration of the independence of the Republic of Latvia

1984 – 1990

Assistant professor (History) at the University of Latvia and the University of Agriculture

1981 – 1984

Lecturer, University of Latvia

Decorations:

Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (2013)

Grand Officer of the Cross of Recognition of the Republic of Latvia (2007)

Commander of the Three Stars Order of the Republic of Latvia (2000)

Commander of the Ordre National du Merite of the Republic of France (1997) 

Languages:

Latvian (native), Russian (fluent), English (fluent), German (passive)