Mārtiņš VIRSIS

26.08.2015. 14:09
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Dr. Mārtiņš VIRSIS
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia
to the Republic of Belarus

Date of birth: 26 February1959

Place of birth: Latvia, Valmiera District

Marital status: married, 2 children

EDUCATION

1992

University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Doctor’s degree in History

1977 – 1982

University of Latvia, Faculty of History and Philosophy

Qualification of Historian, teacher of History and Social Studies

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 24.08.2015.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Belarus

2010.09. - 2015.08.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Lithuania

2008.08. – 2010.09.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, Inspectorate, Inspector General

2004.10. – 2008.08.

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the State of Kuwait

2002.09. – 2008.08.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Federal Republic of Germany

2000.09. – 2002.09.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, First Political directorate, Deputy Secretary of State

1998.06. – 2000.09.

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Slovakia

1997.01. – 2000.09.

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Principality of Liechtenstein

1997.01. – 2000.09.

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to Slovenia

1996.04. – 2000.09.

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Hungary

1996.03. – 2000.09.

Non-resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Swiss Confederation

1995.10. – 2000.09.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Austria

1993.07. – 1995.11.

Deputy of the 5th Saeima of the Republic of Latvia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Parlaimentary Secretary

1990.10. – 1993.08.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, First Deputy Foreign Minister, Deputy Minister

1982 – 1990

University of Latvia, Post-graduate student, lecturer, senior lecturer

1981 – 1982

Museum of History of the Latvian SSR, junior reserach assistant

 

LANGUAGES

German, Russian, English

 

AWARDS

2008.

The Grand Cross of the Order of Merit, the Federal Republic of Germany

2007.

Order of the Three Stars, II Class- Grand Officer, Republic of Latvia

2005.

Commemorative medal of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia "For Advancing Latvia's Accession to NATO"