CSCD - Governance Unit
With responsibility for Latvia's future!
The State Chancellery takes over the functions of the Cross-Sectoral Coordination Centre (CSCC) as of 1 March 2023 by concentrating in one team the functions of long-term development of Latvia, development of public administration and cross-sectoral coordination.
The State Chancellery fully assumes both the functions and obligations of the CSCC as of 1 March 2023, ensuring the continuity of previous processes. The State Chancellery’s team is supplemented by the Cross-Sectoral Coordination Department, which includes the State-Owned Enterprise Governance Division, the National Development Planning Division and the National Development Monitoring and Evaluation Division.
From June 1st 2015 Cross-Sectoral Coordination Centre (CSCC) was responsible for the coordination of corporate governance of state-owned enterprises operating in a partially centralized SOE governance coordination model – leaving the rights for direct governance of SOE in the hands of sectoral ministries.
CSCD is responsible for developing and monitoring the highest national development planning documents: National Development Plan of Latvia for 2020-2027 (NDP2027) and the Sustainable Development Strategy of Latvia until 2030 (Latvia 2030), and implementation of national development planning documents in relation to the EU.
It oversees the entire central government planning process, making changes when needed and providing guidance to ministries through consultation, ellaborating a Handbook on Development Planning and giving open lectures for government officials on policy planning issues at the School of Public Administration.
CSCD performs analytical tasks and, including assisting with the Government Declaration and Action Plan.
CSCD contribution lies in initiating cooperation at all levels of the decision-making process, as well as planning and assessment.