Inauguration of the UN House
The State President of the Republic of Latvia H.E. Ms. Vaira Vîíe-Freiberga and UN Under Secretary-General Mr. Vladimir Petrovsky officially opened the UN House in Riga on July 16, 1999. The inauguration ceremony was opened with the message by the UN Secretary-General Mr. Kofi Annan.
In the newly opened UN House all UN bodies oficially represented in Latvia – UNDP, WHO, UNHCR and UNDCP, as well as IOM - are now located in one building at Pils iela 21, Riga.