On 14 July 2022, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the participation of the State Border Guard officials with special service rank in the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) and the allocation of financial resources from the state budget programme “Funds for Unforeseen Events”.
Lieutenant Commander Jānis Padāns, Senior Inspector of the State Border Guard Ventspils Board Kurzeme I Category Service Liepaja I Category Department, is to be deployed to participate in the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) from 4 August 2022 to 3 August 2023.
In order to ensure the stay of the State Border Guard official in the European Union Observation Mission in Georgia, the Ministry of the Interior will be allocated 22 862 euros from the funds for unforeseen events. In the process of preparation and consideration of the draft Law on the State Budget for 2023 and the draft Law on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework for 2023, 2024 and 2025, funding of 29 590 euros is foreseen for 2023.
Officials of the Ministry of the Interior have been contributing professionally to EUMM Georgia for more than 10 years.
Currently, 12 Latvian civilian experts are participating in international missions, seven of them in the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM Georgia) and five in the European Union Advisory Mission Ukraine.
Ministry of the Interior