Latvia's Latvian identity was recognized by the international community for more than half a century and has become time to revive it. Today, Latvia is an emerging member of the European Union (EU). Its Latvian passport and Latvian identity have made it an increasingly attractive destination for both companies and touristim. With its location on the sea, Latvian beaches offer the finest in the EU and the chances for both industrial and tourist boom. Latvian governments are taking measures to make certain that these gains aren't lost to potential people and are encouraging Latvian culture as well as the Latvian language throughout the world during the Latvian citizenship program, Latvian language coverage and Latvian culture afternoon.
The Latvian nationality and identity remain in danger. Though the government of Latvia has taken measures to protect its own national and cultural identity, it's up to the citizens themselves to make certain that their cultural customs are maintained. The success of Latvian authorities in maintaining and promoting their Latvian culture could only be guaranteed if Latvians throughout the entire world to take responsibility for preserving the Latvian cultural inheritance. This can be achieved by Latvian nationals applying for Latvian visas for visiting family or friends in the EU as well as engaging in the Latvian international educational and cultural events.
Latvian President Raimonds Vallas told the EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender equality, Vera Cazacasa, that he wishes to make certain that by the end of this year, there'll be no more Latvian citizens who don't satisfy their obligations concerning Latvian identity and nationality. The Latvian authorities also have established a project aimed at encouraging tourists to visit the nation during the upcoming summer months. The Latvian authorities think this strategy will improve tourism and boost the number of visitors to the nation. This would permit the Latvian authorities to get more money from the EU budget and to keep on providing benefits for Latvian abroad individuals.
The EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Frans Timmermes, expressed his admiration for the Latvian government's commitment to maintaining the Latvian identity and its cultural inheritance. He went further to state he was"delighted" by the Latvian authorities's decision to permit all citizens of Latvian origin an equal right to remain and work in another member state of this Union, regardless of their immigration status. He also expected that the Latvian government would soon have the ability to execute a system of visa liberalization. Latvian citizens that have become naturalized citizens of another country have the right to reside and work indefinitely in a different EU member state provided they register with the Latvian consulate. The Latvian consuls are responsible for analyzing and approving applications for Latvian passports and it is estimated that this activity will facilitate the free movement of Latvian citizens within the EU.
In spite of the progress made in relation to Latvian citizenship and the improvement of the territory of the European Union, there are still many issues to be overcome when it comes to the freedom of movement associated with the Latvian citizenship. Some Latvians may not bear in mind that they are not entitled to vote or have a right of residence in another EU country. Additionally, there are problems regarding Latvian nationality which remain to be sorted out, including the chance of Latvian men serving in the military in other EU nations while their wives stay legally free to live and work in Latvia. The problem regarding marriage has become somewhat complicated previously as some Latvian girls married Latvian men without the approval of their husbands. A compromise was reached in May 2020 with the Latvian authorities so as to make it easier for girls to access the husband's pension while still maintaining the very same rights as those enjoyed by their own husband.
The Latvian government has offered aid and support to the Latvian Diaspora, which has helped improve conditions for all Latvian citizens who don't speak English well or possess some amount of Latvian language skills. They also have offered assistance to families on Latvian migration and settlement, including arranging suitable accommodation for them in Europe and providing advice on settling and travelling in Europe. The Latvian authorities have taken a positive step towards improving the Latvian market and are working to make sure that it reaches its full potential. The introduction of the Schengen visa waiver, which facilitates free movement within the European Union, is a step in this direction.