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Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Republic of Croatia on cooperation in the fields of science, technology and higher education

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Country Code: P195
Name of Programme: Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Republic of Croatia on cooperation in the fields of science, technology and higher education
Organisation responsible for the programme: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
Type of organisation: Ministry
Country: Latvia
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Starting Date 2001
Ending date Agreement for 5 years (automatically renewed)
Joint initiative involving more than one Ministry? (if applicable)

Programme Description
General and specific objectives
- to support and encourage co-operation between institutions, organisations and persons of both countries in the field of science, technology and higher education;
- to create favourable conditions so as to enable institutions, organisations and persons to establish mutual contacts and to realise joint activities in the fields of their interest.

 
Priority actions
1. Co-operation in various fields of science, including:
- the exchange of scientists and experts,
- the implementation of joint research and development projects;
- the organisation of joint scientific seminars, workshops, conferences and other scientific meetings;
- direct co-operation between scientific and academic institutions, research centres and centres for transfer and development of new technologies of both countries;
- the exchange of scientific publications and information.
2. Co-operation in the field of technology, computer sciences and information management:
- especially supporting and encouraging the transfer and development of new technologies;
- establishing and developing advanced information systems between the countries.
3. Co-operation between institutions of higher education specially:
- the exchange of university teachers;
- the granting of scholarships and the facilitating exchange of undergraduate and postgraduate students;
- co-operation in the fields of the Latvian and Croatian language and literature, respectively.
4. Co-operation in the fields of marine biology and related technologies, as well as research related to environmental protection and ecology of the sea.

 
Management and coordination
For the purpose of the implementation of this agreement a Mixed Latvian-Croatian Commission is established. The Commission shall operate through diplomatic channels. When necessary, it may meet alternatively in the Republic of Latvia and in the Republic of Croatia.
 
Expected or achieved outputs, outcomes and impacts
The Agreement foresees exchange of students, academic staff, scientists and experts.
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