Vidzeme Planning Region (VPR)


Vidzeme Planning Region (VPR)
Vidzeme Planning Region (VPR) is one of the five planning regions in Latvia. Since 2006 it represents 25 municipalities and the city of national significance Valmiera at the national and international levels. It covers 15 257 km2 or 24% of the territory of Latvia. The number of population in the region is around 200 thousand. VPR organises and implements regional spatial development planning, as well as ensures the regional and local representation in development of business, employment and social policy.

VPR’s mission is to promote sustainable and well-balanced development of Vidzeme Region and to provide effective services to regional governments, businesses, NGOs and citizens for the achievement of the jointly defined development targets. VPR serves as a development platform for local governments of Vidzeme Region.

VPR has gained extensive experience in implementation of international cooperation projects.

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