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Year of approval of the
SD strategy and updates

The NSDS, the Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia until 2030 (Latvia 2030), was approved by the government and adopted by the Parliament (Saeima) on June 10th 2010.

Type of SD strategy

The strategy has become 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 to be 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, directly subordinated to the Prime Minister.

Link to the SD strategy

'Strategy for Sustainable Development of Latvia' (2010)

The full list(s) of NSDS objectives can be downloaded here: NSDS browser (2010).

Further information about
the SD strategy process

Cross-sectoral Coordination Centre developed a report on the implementation of Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia which was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on 4th December 2012. On December 20, 2012, the Parliament (Saeima) approved the National Development Plan for 2014-2020 (NDP2020), which is the medium-term plan for the implementation of Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia.   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. 

A combined report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia and the National Development Plan 2014-2020 was presented to the Parliament (Saeima) on October 1, 2015 with an addendum that includes progress on the key indicators.


This Country Profile has been last updated on: Monday, 23 May 2016

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