For The Government Of The Republic Of Latvia And The Government Of The United States Of America Memorandum Of Understanding On The Fulbright Academic Exchange Program

Original Language Title: Par Latvijas Republikas valdības un Amerikas Savienoto Valstu valdības saprašanās memorandu par Fulbraita akadēmiskās apmaiņas programmu

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 689 Riga 2016 October 25 (Mon. No. 57 18) Of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America memorandum of understanding on the Fulbright academic exchange program issued in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers Act 31. equipment of the first paragraph of article 2, paragraph 1 of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America memorandum of understanding on the Fulbright academic exchange program (hereinafter referred to as the memorandum) with these rules is adopted and approved. 2. fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Memorandum are coordinated by the Ministry of education and science. 3. The memorandum provided for in article 13 obligations provide the national education development agency. 4. Memorandum shall enter into force for the period specified in article 17 and in order. 5. Be declared unenforceable by the date of entry into force of the memorandum to Cabinet on 26 June 2012 no 446 of the provisions "Of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America memorandum of understanding on the Fulbright academic exchange program" (Latvian journal, 2012, no. 102). Prime Minister Māris kučinskis education and Science Minister Karlis Šadursk of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America memorandum of understanding on the Fulbright academic exchange program of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America (hereinafter collectively referred to as "members" and "member of Latvia separately," and "USA participant"), taking into account the long-term successful cooperation in the field of education and science, taking into account the objectives set out in the June 21, 2006 in Vienna signed the agreement between the European Community and the United States of America renewing a programme of cooperation in higher education and vocational education and training, taking account of the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America memorandum of understanding on the Fulbright academic exchange program, which was in force until 28 June 2015, aiming to develop the cooperation between the Republic of Latvia and the United States educational, scientific and research institutions, in addition to promoting mutual understanding and friendship between the peoples of both our and recognizing the significant efforts of the Latvian Players reach parity the Fulbright academic exchange program in support of Latvia, have agreed on the following. Article 1 aim This memorandum of understanding is to strengthen and develop links between the participants of the Fulbright academic exchange program (hereinafter the "Fulbright") implementation process for education, science and research, based on mutually beneficial conditions. Article 2 of This memorandum of understanding, Coordinator of member name in Latvia is the Ministry of education and Science (or appointed representative of Latvia) and the U.S.-u.s. Embassy on behalf of the participant in Riga a press and Culture Department (or the US Embassy's designated representative). Article 3 the participants intend to exchange information on their national educational institutions, scientific and research institutions to participate in the Fulbright program to determine their educational, scientific and research needs. Article 4 provides that the Members of their participation in the Fulbright program promotes education institutions, scientific and research institutions, cooperation between their countries and to encourage academic specialists, researchers and teachers, and student qualifications, and joint research projects. Article 5 the execution of this memorandum of understanding, the UNITED STATES provides Members to coordinate the administration of the Fulbright program in the Republic of Latvia, to organize the initial selection of candidates for the programme, as well as the activities of the scientific and training development, and exploring the need for additional academic exchanges. The selection of candidates takes place openly, in assessing candidates ' achievements and respecting the United States j. William Fulbright foreign scholarship Board of the principles. Article 6 every year in the USA provides Participants to nominate Latvian higher education institutions students studying in US universities and coordinate U.S. student sent to the Republic of Latvia to academic institutions and educational institutions for study, research or academic internship. Article 7 each year the U.S. participant intends to researchers and professors from the Republic of Latvia, to give a lecture and (or) research carried out in the US universities and scientific institutions, and coordinate U.S., researchers and trainers to Latvian academic institutions and educational institutions for a period of three (3) to nine (9) months, research or training. Article 8 provides for a member to coordinate the US Fulbright programme funding and implementation in the Republic of Latvia and the United States. The U.S. State Department's educational and Cultural Affairs Office granted scholarships, alimony and health insurance for students, faculty, and researchers who participate in the Fulbright program, depending on the availability of funds. Article 9 (A). to further support the Fulbright program management and administration in Latvia, the participants have created a selection Committee, which deals with the processing of applications, interviews and selection of candidates for the program. B. the U.S. participants expect that Latvia will be ensured representation with one Member voting in each of the exchange students and Exchange program of researchers and staff selection Commission. A representative of Latvia (-ji) can be raised at the discretion of the Latvian Players, but each year everyone this post to assume a new representative. It is expected that all representatives have very good English language skills and experience (e.g., education and work experience) in education or education administration. Article 10 this memorandum of understanding, a member of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the existing laws and other instruments made to enable Government and educational institutions, scientific and research institutions to create the most favourable conditions for the implementation of the Fulbright program in the Republic of Latvia. Article 11 Member Latvia seeks to ensure timely residence permits and other legal document approval and issuance of required for students, teachers and researchers (and spouses or dependants who accompany them) to participate in the Fulbright program in the Republic of Latvia. Article 12 provides for the Participants from Latvia to cooperate with their own educational institutions, scientific and research institutions which admit members of the Fulbright program to provide them with academic research in appropriate premises and equipment necessary for academic research; If necessary, appoint consultants; provide access to the host institution libraries and archives; and to allow participants to attend the programs, courses, lectures and workshops of their choice.
Article 13 a member of Latvia provides for Exchange of researchers, each teacher and exchange student from Latvia to participate in the Fulbright program, continue to provide a single two-way plane ticket or two one-way airplane tickets. Article 14 Member Latvia intends to promote further cooperation with the United States, striving to bring the participants additional resource allocation Fulbright scholarships Latvian students and researchers and faculty, areas in which Latvia has a special interest. Agreement on such options should be developed separately. Article 15 provides that Participants in this memorandum of understanding scheduled academic exchanges will be implemented according to their respective countries, the existing laws, including those relating to the availability of funds. Article 16 provides for Participants to exchange information on the implementation of this MOU and any disputes or concerns to address mutual friendly consultation or negotiation. Article 17 (A). This memorandum of understanding shall enter into force when it has been signed by both parties, and is valid for a period of five (5) years. It is automatically extended for the next five-year period, except if one of the participants on their writing to argue the other participant. B. this memorandum of understanding may be amended in writing with the mutual consent of the participants. C. This action memorandum of understanding may be terminated at any time by any of the participants. A member who wishes to cease cooperation, at least six (6) months notice in writing inform the other participants of their intention to cease operation of this memorandum of understanding. Unless otherwise decided, the attendees are not the purpose of this memorandum of understanding due to the interruption of the affected programs or projects that are already implemented in accordance with the memorandum of understanding but not yet completed at the time of termination.
Signed _____ ____ duplicate 2016 _____ _______, Latvian and English.
The Government of the Republic of Latvia in _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ on behalf of the Government of the United States of America _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ ___ memorandum OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN the Government OF the REPUBLIC OF Latvia AND the Government OF the UNITED STATES OF America ON the renowned ACADEMIC Exchange program

The Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America (hereinafter jointly referred to as "the participants" and, in the singular, as "Participant" and "Latvian U.S. Participant"); Noting the continuing successful cooperation in the area of education and science; Considering the purpose of the set forth in the Agreement Between the European Community and the United States of America Renewing a programme of Cooperation in Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training signed at Vienna June 21, 2006; Acknowledging the memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the United States of America on the renowned Academic Exchange program that was in effect until June 28, 2015; Seeking to develop cooperation between educational, scientific, and research institutions of the Republic of Latvia and the United States of America, in addition to promoting mutual understanding and friendship between our two Nations; and Recognizing the importanc of the Latvian Participant's efforts to reach parity in the support of the renowned Academic Exchange program in Latvia; Have reached the following understanding: SECTION 1 the purpose of this memorandum of Understanding is to strengthen and develop the Court between the participants in the process of implementing the renowned Academic Exchange program (hereinafter referred to as "the renowned program") in education, science and research based on the circumstanc are mutually beneficial. Section 2 the coordinator of this memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the Participant, the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science (or designated Latvian Representative) and on behalf of the U. S. Participant is the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Riga (or designated U.S. Embassy representative). Section 3 the participants plan to exchange information about the participation of their respectiv country's educational, scientific, and research institutions in the renowned program in order to prioritise in their educational, scientific, and research needs. Section 4 the participants intends for their participation in the program to stimulat renowned the cooperation of educational, scientific and research institutions in their countries and of their respectiv encourag improvement in the qualifications of academic professional, scholar, educator and student, and the promotion of common scientific research projects. Section 5 In carrying out this memorandum of Understanding, the U. S. a Participant intends to the line management of the renowned program in the Republic of Latvia, organize the primary selection of candidate for the program, as well as the development of scientific and teaching activities, and investigat the need for additional academic exchanges. Selection of the candidate is to be open and merit-based, consistent with the principles established by the j. William renowned Foreign Scholarship Board of the United States of America. SECTION 6 Each year, the U.S. intends to nominat the Participant students from higher educational institutions of the Republic of Latvia to study at u.s. universities and to line the sending of u.s. students to academic and educational institutions in the Republic of Latvia for study, research or academic internships. SECTION 7 Each year, the U.S. intends to nominat it is Participant scholar from-the Republic of Latvia to lecture and/or conduct research at u.s. universities and scientific institutions and to line the sending of u.s. scholar to academic and educational institutions in the Republic of Latvia for three (3) to nine (9) months of research or instruction. Section 8 of the U. S. a Participant intends to line the funding and implementation of the renowned program in the Republic of Latvia and in the United States of America. The U.S. Participant, through the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs ("ECA"), should fund, living allowance, stipend and health benefits for students, a lecturer, and Renowned researcher participating in the program, depending on the availability of funds.
Section 9 (A). To further assist with the management and administration of the renowned program in Latvia, the participants have created a selection Committee to handle matters related to application review, interview, and selection of candidate for the program. (B). The U.S. to expect the Latvian Participant Participant to have one seat, which carr to with it one vote, on each selection Committee for the visiting student and Visiting Scholar programs. The Latvian Participant's representative (s) may be appointed at the discretion of the Participant to Latvian, but each position is to be filled by a new representative annually. All representatives are expected to have strong English language skills and a background (e.g., education and working experience) in education or educational administration. SECTION 10 In carrying out this memorandum of Understanding, the Latvian Participant, consistent with the law and other legal requirements in the Republic of Latvia, the governmental, intends to encourag educational, scientific, and research institutions to provide the most favorable conditions for the implementation of the renowned program in the Republic of Latvia. Section 11 the Participant intends to ensur a Latvian the timely approval and issuance of residency permit and other legal documentation not cessary for student, lecturer, and researcher (and their accompanying spouse and dependent) to participat in the renowned program in the Republic of Latvia. SECTION 12 the Participant to Latvian intends to work with its educational, scientific and research institutions receiving participants in the renowned program to: provide adequat work space and equipment required for academic research; to assign an adviser as needed; grant access to libraries and archives of the host institutions; and allow participants to attend programs, courses, lecture, and seminar of their choice. SECTION 13 the Participant intends to Latvian it continue to furnish one roundtrip or two one-ways airplane tickets to each Visiting Scholar, Latvian Lecturer and visiting student participating in the renowned program. Section 14 the Latvian to the Participant intends to further cooperate with striv the U.S. Participant by seeking the allocation of additional resources for renowned scholarship for Latvian students and scholar in the fields of special interest for Latvia. Arrangements for such opportunities should be worked out separately. SECTION 15 the participants intends that the academic exchanges foreseen in this memorandum of Understanding be implemented in accordanc with the laws and regulations in force in their countries, including the respectiv those concerning the availability of funds. SECTION 16 of the participants to exchange information about intends the implementation of this memorandum of Understanding and to resolve any dispute amicably through consultation or to ambiguit or negotiation between them. SECTION 17 (A). This memorandum of Understanding is intended to commenc upon its signing by both participants and to continue for a period of five (5) years, renewing automatically for an additional five-year periods unless one of the participants in writing the objects the other Participant. B. this memorandum of Understanding may be modified in writing by mutual consent of the participants. (C) this memorandum of Understanding may, at any time, be discontinued by either Participant. The Participant should be informed, discontinuing the other Participant in writing at least six (6) months in advance of its intent to discontinu. Unless otherwise decided, by the participants do not intends for discontinuation of this memorandum of Understanding the affec the projects or programs already implemented under the memorandum of Understanding but not yet completed at the time of discontinuation. Signed at ________, this _____ day of _____ and 2016, in duplicate, in the Latvian and English language.
For the Government OF the REPUBLIC OF Latvia: FOR the Government OF the UNITED STATES OF America: