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CERN National Contact Point in Latvia

CERN National Contact Point in Latvia

CERN Latvia Group meeting, 12.02.2020.
Photo: Riga Technical University

The National contact point for CERN in Latvia was established as a part of the Protocol to the ICA between Latvia and CERN. The duties of the national contact point form a crucial part of the portfolio of activities of the HEP&AT Centre.

The National contact point is involved in the following national and international activities:

  • The management of the CERN Latvia group, in which the HEP&AT Centre is a stakeholder, and its engagement in CERN-related activities;
  • Coordination and participation in the work of the CBG;
  • Dissemination of relevant information about CERN to Latvian partners, including industry representatives;
  • Exchange of information between CERN and the relevant governmental and policy making institutions;
  • Coordination of the development of the national capacity in high-energy physics research;
  • Support and facilitation of a variety of CERN and CERN-related outreach activities;
  • Representation of Latvia vis-à-vis CERN and other relevant stakeholders

The National contact point coordinates the following activities:

Action Plan

Communication Strategy.