Posts tagged as grant

National Bolshevik Beness Aijo asks Putin to grant him political asylum

Friday, February 14, 2020

National Bolshevik activist Beness Aijo, who several years ago fled Latvia to join Kremlin-backed separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine, has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to grant him political asylum and said he has been released after a brief detention in Russia. In his statement to the press, written in Russian, Aijo says that Russian authorities have released him from custody. The activist attributes his release to support from the…

Latvia: Grant competition launched for co-financing of development cooperation and global education projects

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The Latvian Foreign Ministry launches a grant project competition “Support for Development Cooperation and Development (Global) Education Projects Funded by the European Commission and Other International Aid Donors in the Recipient Countries Defined by the Republic of Latvia and in the Republic of Latvia”, LETA learned from the ministry. The co-financing grant competition will prioritize development cooperation projects. With respect to these projects, a recipient country may be any partner…

OSCE High Commissioner expresses support for Vejonis’ initiative to grant automatic Latvian citizenship to non-citizen children born in Latvia

Thursday, March 7, 2019

On March 6, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Lamberto Zannier, LETA learned from the Latvian Foreign Ministry. The Minister gave an overview of the issues of society integration and national minority policy in Latvia, as well as informing the OSCE official about the education reform under way in Latvia. “The Latvian Government has committed to taking forward the education reform which…