Broader representation in the international organizations is a prerequisite for the implementation of interests of Latvia’s foreign policy. Latvia has submitted its candidatures for the following seats and posts at international organisations:   

  • Latvia has presented its candidature to the non-permanent seat of the UN Security Council for the term 2026-2027 at the elections in 2025.
  • Latvia has nominated the town of Kuldīga (Goldingen) for inscription to the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • Latvia has presented the candidature of Dr Elīna Šteinerte to the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) of the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT) at the elections in October 2022.