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Information Centre for Newcomers organises the Open Door Days in all regions of Latvia

Ievietots: 09.05.2019


In order to acquaint wider public with the operation and services provided by the Information Centre for Newcomers (ICN), as well as promote the integration resources available for the foreigners ICN together with the cooperation partners – various state, municipal institutions and non-governmental organisations – organises Open Door Days in Rēzekne, Jelgava, Liepāja, Riga and Cēsis from May 16 until June 5.

Calendar of the Open Door Days:


Time: May 16, 14:00 - 17:00
Venue: Atbrīvošanas aleja 115 (Rēzekne Academy of Technologies), Rēzekne

Topics of the Open Door Day: Possibilities to learn Latvian; Library resources;Game "Tell Your Story"

For additional information:  25723222,


Time: May 22, 11:00 - 14:00
Venue: Skolotāju Street 8 (Society Integration Commission), Jelgava

Topics of the Open Door Day: Language and advanced technologies; Search for culture in diversity; Find in libr@ry 

For additional information: 25719588,


Time: May 23, 15:00 - 18:00
Venue: Klaipēdas Street 96A, Liepāja

Topics of the Open Door Day: From 15:00 until 16:30 will take place the Inter-sectoral Dialogue Platform on the following topic:
National minority organisations as a resource for integration of newcomers. From 16:30 until 18:00 anyone will be able to find more information on the following topics: Language learning resources for self-study; Liepāja calendar; Free access computers and other resources; NGO and volunteer work: options for involvement

For additional information: 25719118,


Time: May 27, 14:00 - 17:00
Venue: Lāčplēša Street 75 - 1B, Riga

Topics of the Open Door Day: Latvian language learning materials; Latvian language courses: topicalities; How to pass the Latvian language exam successfully?

For additional information: 29180450,


Time: June 5, 13:00 – 16:00

Venue: Raunas Street 1 (Cēsis library, 3rd floor), Cēsis

Topics of the Open Door Day: Services and cooperation possibilities offered by the Information Centre for Newcomers in Cēsis; Latvian language learning resources for self-study; Resources available at the library; Stories from experience – integration and language learning by the third country citizen in Latvia; Cultural differences Latvia – China; Cross-cultural communication activities

For additional information: 25719266,


ICN began its work as a one-stop-agency on 18 May 2016. ICN Riga office operates as a coordinating centre in Latvia. It provides assistance in dealing with problems of a particular customer and supports the ICN focal points/branches in the regions (in Cesis, Jelgava, Liepaja and Daugavpils) with regard to provision of services, ensures professional support to service providers in all municipalities in Latvia, coordinates awareness and availability of services to various groups of immigrants.

The activity of the Information Centre for Newcomers within the framework of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund is ensured and developed by the NGO Shelter Safe House””. The centre is co-funded by the European Union. Grant Agreement No. PMIF/12/2017/2/01.

Information prepared by: Rasa Salina (Rasa Saliņa), Multimedia Communications Specialist, phone 29145314, e-mail: