Latvia's contribution to development assistance

In 2013 Latvia’s total ODA (official development assistance) amounted to 17. 9 mil. EUR, representing 0.08% ODA of GNI.

Around 90% of Latvia’s ODA has been disbursed through multilateral channels (EC, UN agencies, IDA, EDF etc.). The rest of ODA has been implemented bilaterally mainly through different technical assistance projects. The total bilateral aid in 2013 was 1 082 561 EUR.

The specific targets for Latvian development cooperation policy in 2013 were: 1) implementing the projects in Moldova; 2) participation of Latvia within the civilian projects in Afghanistan; 3) co-financing the projects and capacity building activities of NGO’s and social partners; 4) promotion of public awareness on development cooperation and participation within defining the development policy goals, priorities.

The funding of Ministry of Foreign Affairs for bilateral development cooperation in 2014 intends to be 213 813 EUR. 

The priorities for development cooperation in 2014: 1) the implementation of bilateral and triangular cooperation; 2) the promotion of public awareness and support for development cooperation’s goals and policy (including with the participation of NGOs and social partners); 3) the preparation for Latvia’s presidency of the Council of EU in 2015, the European year of Development (2015).

 

DEVELOPMENT CO-OPERATION PROJECTS (BILATERAL BUDGET LINE OF MFA OF LATVIA)

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LATVIA'S ODA LEVELS

Year

ODA/ GNI

Total
(million EUR)

2001

0,019%

1,57

2002

0,01%

0,85

2003

0,008%

0,7

2004

0,06%

6,8

2005

0,07%

8,1

2006

0,06%

9,5

2007

0,06%

11,7

2008

0,07%

14,9

2009

0,08%

14,9

2010

0,06%

11,8

2011

0,07%

13,8

2012

0,08%

16,4

2013

0,08%

17,9

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