Valsts sekretāres vietniece Zane Vāgnere

Zane Vāgnere

Deputy State Secretary for International Affairs, Integration and Media Policy
Zane.Vagnere [at]
  • Education:

    • 2021-2022 Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (USA), Master of Public Administration (MPA) with specialization in Management,  Leadership, and Decision Sciences
    • 2021 Harvard Business School (USA) Business Club Certificate, Mini-MBA in Business Administration
    • 2003 - 2004 Riga Graduate School of Law, Master of Laws (LLM) in International and European Law
    • 2000 - 2002 University of Genoa (Italy), Political Sciences Faculty
    • 1998 - 2003 Concordia International University (Estonia), Bachelor degree (BJ) in EU and International Law
  • Work experience

    • 2018 - present Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Deputy State Secretary for International Affairs, Integration and Media Policy
    • 2010 - 2018 Counsellor of the Ministry of Culture for Media Policy, Culture, Copyrights and Social Integration at the Permanent Representation of Latvia to the EU (Belgium)
    • 2006 - 2010 Court of Justice of the European Union, Lawyer-linguist (Luxembourg)
    • 2004 - 2006 Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Deputy Head of the European Union Policy and International Affairs Unit
  • Training and Courses

    • 2019 State Administration School, ”LEAN method – effective management of the organization” (Latvia)
    • May 2014 European Institute of Public Administration, Certificate in EU process management and decision making (Belgium)
    • November 2013 Academy of European Law, Certificate in EU anti-discrimination legislation (Germany)
    • June 2008 European University Institute, Academy of European Law, Summer School on Market Integration and Public Services in the EU (Italy)
  • Civic Action and Recognition

    • 2015 Letter of recognition of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia for significant contribution to the implementation of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
    • 2001 Co-founder of the Estonian Association of European Law Students (ELSA)
  • Languages

    • Latvian - native
    • English - fluent
    • Russian - fluent
    • Italian -fluent
    • French - working knowledge
    • German - working knowledge