Vervanging van de permanente vertegenwoordiger van Letland bij de EU (en) - Parlementaire monitor

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Replacement of the Latvian Permanent Representative to the European Union

The Council of the European Union has been informed of the appointment by the Latvian Government of Ambassador Normunds Popens as Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the European Union.

Ambassador POPENS took up his duties on 20 August 2007.

( Curriculum vitae attached).

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: Normunds POPENS

Date of birth September 8, 1966

Citizenship Republic of Latvia

Nationality Latvian

Marital Status Married, one child

Education

2001 Master of International Economics and Business Administration, University of Latvia

1994 Specialist of International Relations, Institute of International Relations,University of Latvia

1989 Master of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Riga Technical University

In the period from 1995 till 1998 special training courses at the Finnish Institute of International Marketing, Danish European Institute, World Trade Organization on different EU and foreign trade policy issues.

Work Experience

2007.08 - now Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the European Union

2006.08 - 2007.08 Under-Secretary of State (European Union Affairs), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

2005.01 - 2006.08 Director, European Union Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004.08 - 2005.01 Director, European Bilateral Relations Department

2004.01 - 2004.10 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Iceland

2000.06 - 2004.07 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Norway

1999.07 - 2000.06 Deputy Director, Foreign Economic Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1998.01 - 1999.07 Head of Division, Foreign Economic Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1995.08 - 1998.01 Second Secretary, Embassy of Latvia to the United States

1994.09 - 1995.08 Trade Attachť, Embassy of Latvia to the United States

1994.07 - 1994.09 Desk Officer, Division of International Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1993.11 - 1994.07 Desk Officer, Division of America and Australia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia

1992.09 - 1993.08 English Teacher, Olaine High School

1987.07 - 1993.11 Junior Researcher, Institute of Microbiology

Language skills Latvian, English, Russian, Norwegian, French