Latvian National Commission
Reg. No. 90000089305
Pils laukums 4 – 206,
Rīga, LV 1050
Phone: +371 67 325 109
Fax: +371 67 222 762
latvijas dargumi

Communication and information

Ensuring free flow of information is stated in the UNESCO constitution as one of the organisation"s main tasks. UNESCO"s Communication and Information Sector has been established in 1990. At the moment UNESCO"s Communication and Information Sector is led by Jānis Kārkliņš. This is the highest position a representative of Latvia has been holding in UNESCO. In Latvia the aim of UNESCO"s Communication and information Programme is ensuring accessibility to qualitative information, protecting documentary heritage and promoting an active knowledge society.