Development co-operation projects approved under grant project tender, by priority

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Development co-operation projects approved under grant project tender, by priority

Priority No1. Facilitation of public administration and economic reforms, and the European and transatlantic integration process

Project title

Implementing organisation

Project

Period & Recipient Country

Project description

Project budget

Support for the Development of Georgia's Judicial System in the International Law Sector - Application and Representation of International Regulatory Framework in International Forums, and Support for Development of Judicial Expertise

Ministry of Justice

01/06-30/11

Georgia

Transfer of the Latvian experts' knowledge to the staff of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia for the approximation of national systems to European standards and human rights norms. Development of international law expertise within the national public administration system, and of judicial expertise.

19,245 LVL

Exchange of Experience in the EU Information Sector: the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Moldova

SIA Comperio

01/07-30/11

Moldova

Support to euro-integration processes in the Republic of Moldova through raising the capacity of Euro-information Centres. Main activities: experience exchange trips to Moldova and Latvia, development of promotion and information material, outreach measures and evaluation thereof.

20,997.74 LVL

Strengthening of the Republic of Moldova's Border Guard Capacity in the Area of Cynology

College of the State Border Guard

01/06-30/09

Moldova

Assistance to MR Cynology Service restructuring and development; professional capacity building of Moldovan dog handlers; knowledge transfer in the field of cynology; approximation of MR cynology sector to the EU standards.

30,787 LVL

Priority No 2. Facilitation of local administration reforms

Project title

Implementing organisation

Project

Period & Recipient Country

Project description

Project budget

Facilitation of Computer Literacy in Georgian Municipalities

Riga Technical University

June-October,

Georgia

Support to the development of Georgian municipalities by facilitation of computer literacy among the municipal staff. At least 5 local trainers trained; basic computer skills training provided for at least 100 municipal workers from no less than 5 municipalities.

17,504.47LVL

Country of Lakes 2012

Association Eiroregions "Country of Lakes"

June-November,

Belarus

Support to socio-economic development of several district in the Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus. Development and approval of strategies; organisation of an international conference; publicity measures.

7,147.50 LVL

Experience of Latvian Local Governments for the Development of Ukrainian Local Governments

Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments

September-November,

Ukraine

Study visit by representatives of Ukrainian local governments and ministries to Latvia with the aim of adopting Latvia's experience in the field of municipality development

9,567 LVL

Facilitation of Sustainable Development of the City of Chernigov through the use of a Strategic Planning Approach to Establish a Basis for Long-Term Co-operation between the Municipalities of Chernigov and Ogre

Ogre District Council

01/06-30/11

Ukraine

Facilitation of sustainable development of the city of Chernigov, through support to the development of strategic planning documents and to future co-operation between the two local authorities in the field of entrepreneurship and tourism.

5,457.50 LVL

Priority No 3. Facilitation of the development of democratic and civil society

Project title

Implementing organisation

Project

Period & Recipient Country

Project description

Project budget

On the Way towards Active and Strong NGO sector in Moldova: Development of Civil Society.

ITA Konsultants

01/08-30/11

Moldova

Development of democratic processes in Moldova, through reinforcement of the NGO sector. Providing support to the NGO capacity building through theoretical education and practical training, providing experience exchange opportunities in attracting funds.

8,489.50

LVL

Development of Civil Institutions (NGOs) in Moldova.

Association 'Latvian Platform for Development Co-operation' (LAPAS)

01/06-31/10

Moldova

Capacity building of Moldova's NGOs, providing them with the best practice of Latvian NGOs and promoting the development of NGO co-operation projects in various fields. Summer academy to be organised within the project.

13,284.50

LVL

Civil Involvement for Efficient Governance.

Association Transparen-cy Internatio-nal Latvia - Delna

01/06-30/11

Georgia

Training of Georgia's regional NGO representatives, with the aim to educate them on various forms of co-operation between civil society and public administration, thus encouraging regional NGOs and media to active participation in decision discussion and decision-making processes both on local and national level.

10,159.50 LVL

On the Way towards an Active and Strong NGO sector in Georgia: Development of Civil Society.

ITA Konsul-tants

02/07-30/11

Georgia

Development of democratic processes in Georgia, through reinforcement of the NGO sector: providing support to the NGO capacity building. Theoretical education and practical training, with special focus on youth NGOs.

17,120 LVL

Role of NGOs in the Implementation of Principles of Democratic Governance on the Regional and European Dimension.

Association 'Latvian Conservat-ive Youth Union'

15/06-30/10

Ukraine

The NGO sector and local authorities of Odessa Region, Ukraine, are provides with valuable information on the EU funding instruments and their practical application.

A seminar, to be held in Odessa, consists of 5 training modules on issues significant for civil society and self-governments; each module includes lectures, group work and discussions.

5,570 LVL

Priority No 4. Facilitation of development in the areas of education, culture, social development, health and environment protection

Project title

Implementing organisation

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Period & Recipient Country

Project description

Project budget

Dimensions of Sustainable Development in the Kazbegi and Borjomi Regions.

Development Education Organization Glen Latvija

01/06-30/11

Georgia

The project covers three long-term measures:

-promotion of environmental protection and environmental education,

-assessment and development of tourism opportunities,

-providing opportunities for small households and separate individuals to enhance their living standards.

6,641.83 LVL

Strengthening of Capacity for the Improvement of the Quality of Higher Education in Georgia.

SIA Projektu un kvalitātes vadība

July-October,

Georgia

Professional competence building of the academic staff of Georgia's tertiary schools in the field of the quality enhancement of study programmes, the increase of the study programme efficiency and the harmonisation of the study curricula in line with the principles of the European space for higher education, currently under development.

15,881.75 LVL

Strengthening of Latvia-Belarus Co-operation in Priority Issues of Cross-Border Environmental Protection.

Environmental Projects, State Ltd

01/08-16/11

Belarus

 Development of guidelines for the establishment of an inter-state ecological network. Capacity building for the BR environmental institutions staff; pre-feasibility study visits to the BR; training programme on waste management in Latvia.

8,687.17 LVL

Training for Ukrainian Veterinary and Food Laboratory Specialists to ensure Compliance of the Food Control System with the EU requirements.

National Diagnostic Centre of the Food and Veterinary Service

01/06-30/11

Ukraine

Extensive training course and experience transfer to facilitate the compliance of Ukraine's food control system with the EU legislation requirements.

24,096 LVL

Facilitation of the Republic of Moldova's Integration into the EU in the area of Environmental Protection.

Environmental Projects, State Ltd

01/08-30/11

Moldova

Capacity building at the MR Ecology and Nature Resources Ministry for the facilitation of environmental protection and, in particular, for the enhancement of waste management and biodiversity conservation.

9,152.59 LVL

Support for the Republic of Moldova Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources with respect to the EU's Requirements for Environmental Impact Assessment.

SIA Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment

01/06-30/11

Moldova

The evaluation of the current system for issuing experts' opinion on ecological conditions and the environmental impact assessment systems, and the identification of the elements in need of upgrading. Training for the staff of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.

9,488.25 LVL

Methods of Microbiological Testing and Risk Analysis in compliance with the EU Requirements. Trainings for Food and Agriculture Laboratory Specialists of Moldova.

SIA Food Hygiene Laboratory Auctoritas

July-November

Moldova

The faciliation of the compliance of Moldova's sytem of food circulation and monitoring with the EU requirements. Extensive training programme and consulting activities for the transfer of Latvian experts' experience and knowledge.

10,524.76

LVL

Development of the Re-socialization Model for Convicts.

The Latvian Prison Administration

July-November,

Moldova

In response to Moldovan counterpart's wish to take on Latvia's experience in the field of reforms of re-socialisation processes and the introduction of re-socialisation measures in prisons, the Prison Administration of Latvia will showcase the re-socialisation model and current practices in Latvia, with the aim to introduce Latvia's experience in Moldova.

9,295 LVL

Projects approved outside of the tender framework

Project title

Implementing organisation

Project

Period & Recipient Country

Project description

Project budget

Support to Work with Children in Georgia

Development Education Organization Glen Latvija

15 May-15 December

Georgia

The organisation of creative and educational activities for Georgian children; carrying out a study on street children and children's homes in Tbilisi; capacity building and outreach measures for Relation L.S.L. Centre - a child protection organization in Georgia.

4,000 LVL

The NGO Forum in Georgia

Soros Foundation Latvia

17/04-20/04

Georgia

Facilitation of the development of civil society and NGOs in Georgia.

1,863 LVL

3rd International Summer Institute for Public Administration

The State Chancellery

11/06-16/06

Georgia Moldova, Ukraine

Summer Institute hosted by Latvia for participants from the recipient countries; transfer of Latvia's experience in the public

administraton sector.

5,000 LVL

Support to the Republic of Moldova in Capacity Building in the sector of the National Security, Border guard and Border Control

The State Border Guard

16/04-15/12

Moldova

Visit by Latvian State Border Guard experts on document forgery to the Republic of Moldova; experience exchange visit of the Moldovan Border Guard's leading officials to Latvia; presenting cutters to the Moldovan Border Guard in order to enhance the effectiveness of patrolling on Moldova's border rivers.

29,149 LVL

The Optimization of the Food and Veterinary Monitoring System in Moldova

The LR Food and Veterinary Service

28/10-02/11

Moldova

Moldova's competent institutions are acquainted with the experience of the LR Food and Veterinary Service, thus facilitating compliance of the Moldovan food and veterinary monitoring system to EU requirements.

7,070 LVL

Pre-feasibility study visits

Project title

Implementing organisation

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Period & Recipient- Country

Project description

Project budget

Pre-feasibility study visit of the Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments to Moldova.

The Latvian Association of Local and Regional Governments

03/09-05/09

Moldova

Fact- finding on the situation in Moldovan local authorities. Training for Moldovan local authorities and experience exchange between representatives of the Latvian and Moldovan central government institutions. Development of proposals for further co-operation projects.

880 LVL

Pre-feasibility study visit to Moldova

The Food and Veterinary Service

10/04-13/04

Moldova

Identification of areas in food and veterinary control that would require Latvia's experience and support.

2,115 LVL

Pre-feasibility study visit to Ukraine

The Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA)

02/04-04/04

Ukraine

Transfer to the Ukrainian partners of the LIAA experience in the attraction of investment and export promotion.

753 LVL

Projects under supervision of embassies

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Implementing organisation

Project

Period & Recipient Country

Project description

Project budget

Development of understanding among the Ukrainian students on the values of democratic and civil society, by help of Latvia's example.

Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Ukraine

28/06-06/07

Ukraine

Visit to Latvia by students and teachers from the Secondary School Nr. 28 of Kiev to get acquainted with Latvia's experience with democratic reforms.

1,884.30 LVL

Youth Information Centres for Ukraine's International Integration.

'International Development and Business Support Association' registered in Ukraine

02/07-30/11

Ukraine

The establishment of information centres with the aim to develop among Ukraine's youth an understanding of the EU, NATO and Ukraine's transatlantic choice.

5,400 USD

Capacity Building of Ukrainian Local Authorities

The Ukrainian Representation of the U.S. National Democratic Institute

(Postponed to the beginning of 2008)

Ukraine

Joint NDI-Latvian training programme for representatives of the Ukrainian local authorities with the aim to promote local authority development and to empower them to efficiently contribute to the implementation of national-scale reforms. Latvian experts also involved in the project implementation.

9,720

USD

Support to the Association of Independent Historians of Belarus

Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Belarus

July-November

Belarus

Regular contacts between the Association of the Independent Historians of Belarus and the Faculty of History of the University of Latvia for carrying out research and for preparing an article on historical relations between Belarus and Western Europe; publication of the article in The Diena newspaper, within the Project Syndicate.

600 EUR

Development of a contact network and co-operation capacity building between Ludza municipality and municipalities in Belarus.

Ludza Town Council

02/08-06/08

Belarus

A meeting between the delegations of Ludza, Vitebsk, Novopolock, Brest and Zaslavl municipalities and cultural workers to share experience and to outline future co-operation projects in the areas of European integration and culture.

1,905.50 LVL

Empowerment of Belarus women's movement through international co-operation.

'Women's Independent Democratic Movement', an association registered in Belarus

April-November

Belarus

Reinforcement of the women's movement in Belarus through the activation of co-operation with Latvian NGOs.

3,025 EUR

Transfer of Latvia's experience in the research, conservation and promotion of ethnographic heritage to ethnography experts from Moldova.

The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Ukraine

29/10-01/11

Moldova

The visit to Latvia by leading Moldovan experts, representatives from the State Ethnography and Natural History Museum, and from the Cultural Heritage Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova to get acquainted with Latvia's experience. 

1,909 LVL

Participation of Moldovan judges in the conference "The Reform, Ethics and Transparency of the Judicial System".

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia

01/07-04/07

Moldova

An opportunity for the representatives of the Moldovan judicial system to meet with their colleagues from other countries and to discuss the issues of judicial ethics, co-operation between judges and media as well as the role of a judge in a law-governed state.

1,669.82 LVL