All face-to-face appointments will be postponed until April 14


The State Fire and Rescue Service will stop providing face-to-face consulations from March 13 to April 14 throughout Latvia. All face to-face appointments are now going to be converted to telephone or email consultations.   All decisions to meet in person will be made on a case-by case basis. Contact information is available here: (in latvian) or  (in english).

Hamburg Fire and Rescue Service’s Exchange of Experts visit in Riga, Latvia


2-6 September 2019, nine CBRN experts of Hamburg Fire and Rescue Service and Firefighting Academy of Hamburg visited State Fire and Rescue Service of Latvia in Riga. Visit was financed and organised by coordinators of the Exchange of Experts Programme of European Union in cooperation with the State Fire and Rescue of Latvia. ( )

17th Meeting of Directors General for Civil Protection in the Baltic Sea Region


On 28 –29 May in Riga the 17th meeting for Directors General for civil protection in the Baltic Sea region will take place. The meeting will be held in the framework of Latvian Presidency of the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS), which is organized by State Fire and Rescue Service of Latvia (SFRS) in the area of civil protection. The meeting will be opened by SFRS chief general Oskars Abolins.

CBSS Civil Protection Network Senior Experts Meeting

From 21 to 22 February, State Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) organizes an expert-level meeting for representatives of the civil protection area of the Baltic Sea region within the framework of Latvian Presidency of the Baltic Sea State Council (CBSS). Venue – hotel “AVALON”, Riga, 13. janvara street 19.

Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States: Strengthening societal security in the region

From 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 Latvia presides over the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS). In the field of civil protection Latvian Presidency will ensure the continuation of efforts and strengthening of close cooperation to achieve progress towards implementing the agreed strategic action – promotion of a common societal security culture, as agreed in the Joint Position adopted by the Baltic Sea Region Civil Protection Network in 2017.