Ambassador

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H.E. Ms Baiba Braže

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

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH
December 4, 1966, Riga, Latvia  
EDUCATION  
2002  Faculty of Social Sciences, Communication science, University of Latvia 
1995  Faculty of History and Philosophy, Political science, University of Latvia
1990  Faculty of Law, Latvian State University (Latvia)
COMPLEMENTARY EDUCATION  
2014  NATO defence college in Rome (Italy)
2010  Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), Southeast Asian Studies
1995  Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland), International Protection of Human Rights
1994  Transnational Law and Legal Institutions, Salzburg (Austria
1993  University of Groningen (the Netherlands), International Public Law
PROFESSIONAL CAREER AR THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA 
2016 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2015 - Non-residing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Indonesia
2016 - 2016 Director General, Communications Directorate
2011 - 2016 Director General, Directorate of Security Policy and International Organisations
2008 - 2008 Ambassador at Large, Third Political Directorate
2003 - 2008 Permanent Representative, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPWC)
2003 - 2008 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
1999 - 2003 Director of the First Political Department (Europe)
1998 - 1999 Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister 
1998 - 1998 Counsellor of the Task Force for Preparation of EU Accession Negotiations
1996 - 1998 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Latvia to the United Nations, New York, USA
1995 - 1996 Head of Human Rights Policy Division
1994 - 1995 Senior Specialist, International Political Organisations Division
1993 - 1994 Senior Specialist, International Law Department
DECORATIONS & AWARDS 
2015 Diploma of Recognition, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
2015 Diploma of Appreciation, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
2014 Recognition award “For Combatting Discrimination in Society”, Social Integration Fund of Latvia
2012 Diploma of Recognition, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia
2007 Order of the Cross of Recognition, Second Class, Republic of Latvia
2006 Commander, Order of Oranje- Nassau, The Netherlands
2003 Ordem do Infante D. Henrique, Grande-oficial, Portugal
2001 Officier, Legion d’Honneur Order of France
LANGUAGES
Latvian (native), English, Russian, Dutch, French (conversational), Thai (basic)