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Gunda Reire (Dr.sc.pol.)

Visiting Lecturer
International Organizations


Doctor of Political Science (Dr.sc.pol.), University of Latvia, 2011
Master of Political Science (M.A. pol. sc.), University of Latvia, 2004

She has also studied Political Science at the Berlin Humboldt University (Germany) and the Freiburg Albert Ludwig University (Germany).

Since 2005 Gunda Reire works as a lecturer at the University of Latvia. She has also worked as the Deputy Chairperson of the Strategic Analysis Commission established by the former President of Latvia Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga. Currently she fulfills duties of the Chief of Staff of the Speaker’s Office in the parliament of Latvia. She has also worked as the Adviser in Public Relations to several ministers and was the Public Relations Manager of the political union “Unity” in the parliament elections in 2010.

From 2006 till 2008 Gunda Reire was the Faculty Advisor of a team of students for participation in the National Model United Nations simulation in New York, supported by the University of Latvia, Chancery of the President of Latvia, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia.

Gunda Reire is the scientific editor of several volumes of research papers and the author of scientific publications on the role of the United Nations in maintenance of international peace and security. Her core research interests include multilateral cooperation and global politics of the United Nations.


  • Ozoliņa Ž., Reire G. Measuring the Effectiveness of NATO. In: Ozoliņa Ž. (Ed.) Rethinking Security. Rīga: Zinātne, 2010, pp. 118–167.
  • Reire G. Eiropas Savienības un ANO sadarbība starptautiskajās miera misijās un Eiropas Parlamenta loma tajās. Skat. Ozoliņa Ž. (Red.) Eiropas Parlaments: ārējās un drošības politikas īstenotājs. Rīga: Zinātne, 2008, 41.–71. lpp.
  • Reire G. Ātrāk, augstāk, spēcīgāk. ANO nākotnes versijas un Latvijas vieta tajās. Skat. Latvija 2020. Nākotnes izaicinājumi sabiedrībai un valstij. Rīga: LU Akadēmiskais apgāds, 2008, 273.–294. lpp.
  • Reire G. Latvia and Russia in the United Nations: The Human Rights Card. In: Ozoliņa Ž. (Eds.) Latvia–Russia–X. Rīga: Zinātne, 2008, pp. 58–86.
  • Reire G. No sabiedrības radikalizācijas līdz terorismam. Rietumu pasaules atbildes „plūstošiem draudiem”. Skat. Savējie un svešie. Sabiedrības radikalizācijas tendences Latvijā, Eiropā un pasaulē. Rīga: Zinātne, 2007, 126.–146. lpp.

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