Headquarters Agreement between the Agency for Support for the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications and the Government of the Republic of Latvia
On 21 December 2020, in accordance with the provisions of Article 47 of Regulation (EU) 2018/1971 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 establishing the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and the Agency for Support for BEREC (BEREC Office), amending Regulation (EU) 2015/2120 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1211/2009, the BEREC Office and the Government of the Republic of Latvia signed a new Headquarters Agreement.
The Headquarters Agreement governs all arrangements concerning the accommodation to be provided for the BEREC Office in the Republic of Latvia and the facilities to be made available by that Member State to the Director, members of the Management Board, the BEREC Office staff and members of their families.
Among others, the Headquarters Agreement envisages the establishment of a Liaison Office to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of the BEREC Office, accredited European school, possibilities for joint procurement between both sides, joint communication activities and others.
The Headquarters Agreement (as provided herewith in English and Latvian) entered into force on 15 June 2021, which is the date of receipt of the written notification by the Latvian side informing that their internal legal procedures had been fulfilled.
With the entry into force of this Agreement, the Seat Agreement between the BEREC Office and the Government of the Republic of Latvia, signed on 24 February 2011 and the Memorandum of Understanding between the BEREC Office and the Government of the Republic of Latvia on the establishment of the headquarters of this European entity in Riga, signed on 30 September 2011, are terminated.