Valērijs Agešins

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Valērijs Agešins

Valērijs Agešins (born June 23, 1972 in Liepāja) is a Latvian politician and lawyer. He is a member of the Harmony Centre party and a deputy of the Saeima (Latvian Parliament), elected to represent the Kurzeme electoral district. He began his current term in parliament on November 7, 2006.

In 1994 he studied at the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University in Kalinigrad, graduating as a historian in 1998. He obtained a Master's degree in pedagogy, and in 2002, he graduated from the Baltic Russian Institute as a lawyer.[1] However, he does not have an attornry qualification.

From 1997 to 1998 he worked in a teacher training summer camp and from 1995 - 1999 law and political science lecturer at the Institute of Social Technologies.[1] From 1998. until 2002 he was a history teacher at Liepāja High School, a town where he resides. From 1998 until 2002 he was a member of the Liepāja secondary school teachers' union committee. 2001. In 2002 he became a member of the Liepāja City Public Reconciliation Commission, becoming Vice-President.[1] Later in 2002 he was elected to the Saeima, and was re-elected again in 2006. His area of specialization is in legal issues, and running the Parliamentary Justice Committee and the Committee on European Affairs in Latvia.[1]

He speaks three languages, Russian, Latvian, English and enjoys the sports football, swimming, volleyball and basketball.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Valērijs Agešins". Harmony Centre. Retrieved March 12, 2009. 

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