Rezekne SEZ - National Contact Point of the World Free Zone Organization in Latvia

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Rezekne SEZ - National Contact Point of the World Free Zone Organization in Latvia

July 23, 2020

On July 23 of this year in an online ceremony the CEO of Rēzekne SEZ Authority Sandra Ežmale signed an agreement with the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) on the representation of the organization's national contact point in Latvia.

The World FZO is the first organization, which brings together free zones from around the world to promote the exchange of views, best practices, experiences and knowledge and to ensure the sustainability and continued success of free zone models. Today the World FZO is a global organization with 10 regional offices, 37 national contact points and 7 international ambassadors worldwide. The organization currently has 655 members from 131 countries.

Rezekne SEZ Authority has started cooperation with the World FZO already in 2015, but in 2017 became a member of the organization. The program for the establishment of national contact points was launched last year and on July 23 this year in a online ceremony of signing agreements, the CEO of Rēzekne SEZ Authority Sandra Ežmale became a full-fledged representative of the World Free Zone Organization national contact point in Latvia. The National Contact Point acts as a national contact point and facilitates the exchange of information between the World Organization for Free Zones and the free zone ecosystem in the country.

Sandra Ežmale, CEO of Rēzekne SEZ Authority: “I am pleased to share the fact that Rēzekne Special Economic Zone Authority was appointed as the National Contact Point of the World Free Zone Organization in Latvia. We look forward to work closely with the World Free Zone Organization on its coordinated research projects, knowledge sharing and gathering information to improve the analytical work of the World Free Zone Organization and provide valuable insights to free zone communities around the world”.

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 Sandra Ežmale CEO of Rēzekne SEZ Authority

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