Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Latvia Parties

Also see Latvia Ministers

1994-95 Leader of the Green Party Ruta Bendere

1995-97 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of Democratic Union Aida Predele

1996-97 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of National Justice Gunta Gannusa

1996-96 Vice-Chairperson of the Faction of Latvian Way Kristina Libane
1998 Chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of the Labour Party, Christian Democrats and Latian Greens
1998-2002 Chairperson of the Faction of Latvian Way

1997-2001 Chairperson of the Equal Rights Party Tatjana Ždanoka
2001-07 Party Leader
MEP since 2004. The party merged with another party. (b. 1950-)

1998-2004 Chairperson of the Faction of the New Party Silvija Dreimane
2002-06 Vice-Chairperson of the Faction of the New Era Party
Former Secretary of the Saeima.

1998-99 Vice-Chairperson of the Faction of the New Party Ingrîda Űdre
1999-2002 Co-Party Chairperson of the New Party
2002
-06 Leader of the Union of Greens and Farmers
2002-06 Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of the
Union of Greens and Farmers
Minister of Economics and Presidential Candidate in 1999, Chairperson of the Saeima 2002-06, and designated as European Commissioner in 2004. MP until 2006.

2000-02 Chairperson of the People’s Party Faction Vineta Muižniece
2004-06 Vice-Chairperson of the People’s Party Parliamentary Faction
Minister of Justice  in 2004 and Vice-Chairperson of the Saeima from 2005. (b. 1956-)

2006-08 Vice-Chairperson of the Parliamentary Faction of Jaunais laiks (New Era Party) Solvita Āboltiņa
2008- Party Leader
Minister of Justice 2004-06, Acting Minister of Defence 2005-06 and Vice-Speaker in 2010 and Speaker of the Saeima from 2010.. (b. 1962-).

2008-11 Leader of Pilsoniskā savienība (Civic union)  Sandra Kalniete
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and EU Commissioner and elected MEP in 2014. The Party merged with another liberal-conservative party in 2011.

2014- Leader of For Latvia From The Heart party Inguna Sudraba
Former State Auditor. Elected MP in 2015.

 

 

Last update 31.01.16