|Year of approval of the
SD strategy and updates
the Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia until 2030 (Latvia 2030), was
approved by the government and adopted by the Parliament (Saeima) on June 10th
25th 2020, the Latvian government approved the National Development Plan
2021-2027 for consideration by the Parliament. The plan defines the strategic
goals, priorities, measures, and indicative investment needs to achieve
sustainable and balanced development in the upcoming seven years. It was
co-created by over 150 different stakeholders working in six working groups
organised by the Cross Sectoral Coordination Centre under the Prime Minister.
Over 1400 comments were received in the public discussion on the draft
document. Once approved by the Parliament, the National Development Plan will
guide state budget and EU Fund investments.
The NDP covers the Sustainable Development Goals
and comprises over 100 indicators.
|Type of SD strategy
The NSDS, Latvia 2030, is the core long-term
strategic planning document (until 2030) and includes long-term priorities,
respective goals and action lines. The medium-term National Development Plan for 2014-2020 (NDP2020) and sectoral policy planning documents contribute
to the implementation of the NSDS. Planning documents of regions and
municipalities are developed in compliance with the goals of the NSDS and to
support implementation of the NSDS.
|Lead ministry/institution in
the SD strategy process
Responsibility for the NSDS lies with the Cross Sectoral
Coordination Centre, established on December 1st 2011, that answers directly to the Prime Minister.
|Link to the SD strategy
Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia until 2030 (2010)
|Further information about
the SD strategy process
December 20, 2012, the Parliament (Saeima) approved the National Development Plan for 2014-2020
(NDP2020), which is the current medium-term plan for the
implementation of Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia. A combined report on the implementation of
the Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia and the National Development
Plan 2014-2020 was developed by the Cross Sectoral Coordination
Centre and presented to the Parliament (Saeima) on February 21, 2018. A
key priority is to ensure the implementation of the NDP through the annual
medium-term budget planning process, resulting in an allocation of available
financing for priority measures included in the NDP to achieve the
medium-term performance indicators.
This Country Profile has been last updated on: Thursday, 30 April 2020
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