The European Union (EU) funds Managing Authority in Latvia is the Ministry of Finance, which is in charge for effective and transparent implementation of EU funds according to principles of sound financial management.
The Managing Authority, in cooperation with responsible institutions and consulting with social, NGO and regional partners, develops EU funds programing documents thus ensuring compliance with the partnership principle in the development of programming documents, as well as ensuring intersectoral coordination of EU funds. The Managing Authority also performs functions of EU funds management, evaluation, communication management etc.
The Head of the EU funds Managing Authority is Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Finance on EU Structural Funds and Cohesion Fund Issues Armands Eberhards. Five departments within the Ministry of Finance – European Union Funds Strategy Department, European Union Funds Investment Management Department, Department of European Union Funds Affairs, European Union Funds Audit Department, European Union Funds System Management Department.
More information is available on the EU funds website administered by the Ministry of Finance.