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Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of Mongolia on Co-operation in the Field of Culture, Education and Science

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Country Code: P206
Name of Programme: Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of Mongolia on Co-operation in the Field of Culture, Education and Science
Organisation responsible for the programme: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia
Type of organisation: Ministry
Country: Latvia
Web Link: http://izm.izm.gov.lv/upload_file/Starptautiska_sadarbiba...
Starting Date 2003
Ending date 5 years (automatically renewable for another 5 years term)
Joint initiative involving more than one Ministry? (if applicable) Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia

Programme Description
General and specific objectives
- to promote further cooperation in culture, education and science between the two countries;
- to encourage better understanding between the two nations.

 
Priority actions
Education and science
Article 3
The Sides will encourage cooperation and exchange of experience in education and science by:
a) implementing direct contacts between educational institutions and research institutes and encouraging cooperation between the scientific organisations of both countries;
b) exchange of academic staff with the aim to conducting scientific research;
c) exchange of specialists in Mongolian studies to give lectures during the programme period;
d) encourage direct contacts between the Latvian Academy of Sciences and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences.

Article 4
The Sides on the basis equality and mutuality offer yearly five scholarships for Bachelor or Master students for one academic year.
The ministries of both countries agree on the list of the subject of studies and the financial conditions till May 30 each year.

Article 5
The Sides exchange specialists in the field of education for the total duration of which cannot exceed 3 months per year.

Article 6
The Sides implement student exchange, the total duration of which does not exceed six months per year.

Article 7
The Sides encourage cooperation between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia and the Ministry of Science, Technology, Education and Culture of Mongolia.

 
Management and coordination
Ministry of the Education and Science is responsible for the implementation of the agreement and coordination of activities related to the science education and sport. Also State Education Development Agency (SEDA) subordinated to the ministry participated in the process connected with the scholarships. Agency coordinates also allocation of the foreign scholarships to the students of Latvia and it is planned in the long run that also SEDA will also coordinate scholarships that are allocated by the government of Latvia. Ministry of Education and Science supervises this process.
Coordinator in SEDA is Ms. Nora Viļdžjuna, Telephone: +371 67814331, e-mail: nora.vildzjuna@viaa.gov.lv.

 
Expected or achieved outputs, outcomes and impacts
Strengthening of cooperation in the field of culture, education and science.
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