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Name
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (VARAM)
Native name
Vides aizsardzī,bas un reģ,ionā,lā,s attī,stī,bas ministrija
Address
Peldu str 25
Zipcode
LV-1494
City
Riga
Country
Latvia
Phone
+371 67026533
Fax
+371 67820442
Email
pasts@varam.gov.lv
Centre Website
http://www.varam.gov.lv/eng

organisation profile

Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia is responsible for implementing policy in three areas - environment protection, regional development as well as information and communication technologies.
 
In the area of environmental protection the Ministry deals with the establishment of prerequisites and conditions for nature conservation, clean environment and ensures that natural resources are used effectively and in sustainable manner.
 
In the area of regional development the Ministry implements and evaluates regional policy at state level, provides methodological guidelines and supervises the territorial development planning process, as well as ensures the development and supervision of local governments with overall goal to achieve well-balanced and sustainable development of the country.
 
Implementation and coordination of the e-Governance is another broad policy area of the Ministry. It includes establishment of one-stop principle for provision of state and local government services and implementation of modern and effective information and communication technologies in the public sector.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • EMODnet Ingestion Service

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
4481
Collating centre
Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LHEI)
Latest update
13 January 2016 4:41:41 PM