Country: Latvia
  • BRU:
    ASP 14E214 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845424
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849424
  • STR:
    LOW T10029 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175424
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179424
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Budgets
  • Member - ACP
  • Member - Partija "VIENOTĪBA"
  • Substitute - India
  • Substitute - Central Asia, Mongolia
  • Substitute - Eurolat
  • Substitute - Internal Market and Consumer Protection

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1952. Riga. Professor of economics (2003), Doctor of economics (1992), University of Latvia. President, Latvian Economic Development Forum (since 1998). University of Latvia: professor. Member, Editorial Board ”Parliament Magazine” (since 2005). Chairman; Helcom (2002-2004). Member; Latvian Parliament, Chairman; Foreign Affairs Committee (2002-2004). Member, Vice-chairman; Riga City Council (2001-2002). Adviser to the President of Latvia (1999-2000). Minister of the Environment of Latvia (1998-1999). Chairman; Regional Development Council (1997-1999). Member; Latvia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission (1998-1999). Adviser to the Prime Minister of Latvia (1997-1998). Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Economy (1996-1997). Orden of the President of Ukraine "For Merits" (2008). MEP since 2004.


Press releases

diverse friends
17.09.2013 - 16:30

Jobs for youth: use €8 billion Youth Guarantee effectively

The European Commission recently pointed out tentative signs that EU youth unemployment may be starting to level off. But it still remains historically high. The fact that it remains above 20% and...
rusty barbed wire
26.06.2013 - 12:45

Khodorkovsky: 50th birthday in jail

On June 26, Mikhail Khodorkovsky will mark his 50th birthday. Sadly, he will not be able to celebrate together with his family or friends. His tragic fate demonstrates not only the absence of an...
hands - handshake
18.04.2013 - 11:46

In times of crisis, we cannot forget about human rights

"While focusing on how to ensure economic recovery, the EU cannot forget about the 1.2 billion people in the world who are living in extreme poverty on less than 1 US Dollar a day", said...



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