Project title: „Language courses for employees of state institutions involved in the return sphere”

Responsible Authority acting as executing body: the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs in cooperation with the State Border Guard

Project priority and activity:

Priority 4 of the 2009 Annual Program: “Support for the Union standards and best practices on return management”

Action 4.3: „Language courses for employees of state institutions involved in the return sphere” (English, French and Spanish, Arabic is also possible)

Project implementation period: 01.06.2010. - 31.05.2011.

Project funding: allocated financial resources for the project – LVL 45 682


Project overall objective:

to promote cooperation with other public services to reduce time for receipt of the information and decision making on foreigners who have violated conditions of entry and residence.


The project specific objective:

to improve and develop foreign language knowledge of such OCMA and SBG employees, who are dealing with foreigners violated conditions of entry and residence and involved in solving of return issues.


Within the project the following activities are planned:

  • to organize foreign language courses for 42 OCMA  and 41 SBG officials in Latvia;
  • to develop personnel training concept, which gives an awareness of needs regarding foreign language training of OCMA employees and the necessary financial resources for training in the coming years.


The project was co-financed by the European Union




Contact person: Daina Auziņa
E-mail: daina.auziņ  
Tel.: 67219154
Fax: 67829825       


Publication date: 30.07.2010