3.4.6 Other relevant issues
There are many Diaspora organisations abroad, around 40 from them are working actively in such countries as Australia, Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Lithuania, Russia, USA etc. The government allocates financial support for the activities of NGOs of the Latvian Diaspora in other countries.
A state Support Programme for the Latvian Diaspora 2004 – 2009 operated to strengthen the links of the Diaspora with Latvia, creating a system to support cooperation. Since 2011, the Ministry of Culture is responsible for integration policy.