Latvian President

President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis

Get to know the man behind the movement, his life, what he stands for, and what his plans are for our country!

Personal data

Citizenship: Citizen of the Republic of Latvia

Date of Birth: 15 June,1966

Place of Birth: Pskov region, Russia

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Education

1989.

1994.

Institute of Environmental Engineering and Water, Tampere University of Technology

Environmental Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology

1995.

Faculty of Biology, University of Latvia, MA
Language knowledge

English and Russian

Work experience

 

08.07.2015.

to date

President of the Republic of Latvia

January 2014

to July 2015

Minister of Defence of the Republic of Latvia

October 2011

to January 2014

Member of the 11th Saeima (Parliament of Latvia)

 February 2012

to January 2014

Member of the Strategic Development Commission under the auspices of the President of Latvia

 December 2011

to January 2014

Head of the Latvian delegation

to the Baltic Assembly

March 2012

to January2014

Parliament of Latvia

Member of the Environment Subcommittee

of the Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee

November 2011

to January 2014

Parliament of Latvia

Chairman of the Public Administration and Local Government Committee’s Subcommittee on Monitoring the Drafting and Implementation of the National Development Plan

November 2011

to January 2014

Parliament of Latvia

Chairman of the Baltic Affairs Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee

October 2011

to January 2014

Parliament of Latvia

Member of the National Security Committee

 October 2011

to January 2014

Parliament of Latvia

Member of the Public Administration and Local Government Committee

2002 to 2011

Minister of Environment of the Republic of Latvia

2000 to 2002

Board member of Skulte port

1998 to 2002

European Union Associated States Environmental Legislation Control and Implementation branch national coordinator

1997 to 2002

“Getlini Eko” State representative

1996 to 2002

Director of Lielrigas Regional Environmental board

1997 to 1998

Board member of Skulte port

1989 to 1996

Deputy Director of Madona Regional Environmental board

1990 to 1993

Member of Madona City council

1987 to 1989 Teacher at Madona 1st High School

State awards

2015.

The Order of Three Stars, First Grade, With Chain

2015.

The Order of Viesturs, First Grade

2015.

The Cross of Recognition, First Grade

2015.

The Order of Three Stars, Second Grade