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Commemoration of Helmut Kohl, reports on migration, foreign terrorist fighters and inter-religious dialogue.
Some 2.5 million people applied for asylum in the EU in 2015 and 2016 alone. Last year more than 360,000 people arrived...
Tajani at Council summit: “True security depends on ability to work together”

President Antonio Tajani stressed the need for concrete solutions at the start of a European Council summit dedicated...

Enhancement of defense ‒ a common task of the EU

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attends the European Council meeting where the discussions are held on ways of...

Linkevičius meets with his Spanish counterpart, highlights the Euro-Atlantic...

On 21 June in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Minister for...

The President leaves to The Hague and Brussels

President Dalia Grybauskaitė leaves to The Hague. Together with the leaders of Baltic, Nordic and Benelux countries,...

In parliament this week: migration, Turkey, trade defence tools

In Parliament this week: a high-level conference on migration will be held while MEPs vote on Turkey and on new trade...

Linkevičius congratulates new Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

On 16 June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulated Simon Coveney on his...

Plenary highlights: energy labelling, Erasmus+, Paris agreement

Last week’s plenary session dealt with issues such as energy labelling, ambitious plans to cut CO2 emissions, and...

Polish education in Lithuania

L24 talked to Danuta Narbut, chairwoman of the Vilnius Forum of Polish Parents about accusations of Lithuanian...
'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

We talked to Michal Mackevič, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, member of the Lithuanian Seimas from...

School-kindergarten 'Vilija' - among the best

About the only school-kindergarten, which keeps up correspondence with the Buckingham Palace and has a star in the...

Šalčininkai district. 13 gymnasiums, 8 of them - Polish

A ceremonial inauguration of the Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium in Dieveniškės took place at the beginning of December...

Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

Polish nursery-kindergarten in Mickūnai (near Vilnius) will be celebrating its 5th anniversary in just a few months.

Rita Tamašunienė: Poles protected and will protect their ownership

L24 talked to the Chairwoman of the Seimas faction of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Rita Tamašunienė...

Artur Górski: so that not only Poles would attend Polish schools

We spoke to the Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski about the problems of Polish education...

100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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2015 year was a jubilee year for the Paluknys Secondary School (Trakai district). The 100th anniversary of the school...

Economy

The natural gas supply and trading company Lietuvos Dujų Tiekimas (LDT), part of the state-controlled Lietuvos...
The Bank of Lithuania, at its own expense and using its own resources, is the first in the euro area to have conducted...
Laser industry wants Lithuania to join international organization

The Education and Science Ministry and laser producers and scientists are trying to solve the issue of Lithuania's...

Purchases by Klaipėda FEZ companies exceeded EUR 200 million in Lithuania

In 2016, investors operating in Klaipėda Free Economic Zone (FEZ) purchased goods and services for EUR 200,5 mln from...

Gross inland fuel and energy consumption in Lithuania grew by 2.4 % in 2016

Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2016 gross inland fuel and energy consumption amounted to 7.3 mln tonnes of oil...

Lithuania's Achema to buy less gas from Statoil this year

Lithuania's fertilizer manufacturer Achema , the country's single largest natural gas consumer, should buy less gas...

Bank of Lithuania: Prices driven by growing global prices, inflation to slow down in...

Prices in Lithuania are this year driven by global tendencies – growing prices for oil and food, analysts of the...

Russia's Rusline opens flights between Lithuania's Palanga and...

Russia's airline Rusline will Saturday start flying passengers between the Lithuanian seaside resort of Palanga and...

airBaltic flies 19% more passengers in January-May

Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic flew 1,193,243 air passengers during the first five months of this year,...

World

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Angola Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, who is visiting Lithuania, and the Minister of...
Over the past 2 years, the EU and Lebanon deepened their partnership. In view of increasing challenges, notably due to...
The President bestowed state award upon German Chancellor

President Dalia Grybauskaitė awarded Chancellor Angela Merkel of the Federal Republic of Germany the Grand Cross of...

EU-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee meets in Ottawa

OTTAWA – The first meeting of the EU-Canada Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) took place today in Ottawa. The...

Key issues of the EU – at the meeting of Baltic, Nordic and Benelux countries

President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the meeting of the leaders of Baltic, Nordic and Benelux countries in The Hague....

EU-Singapore Senior Officials' Meeting

A Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) between the European Union and Singapore took place at the European External Action...

Two new Honorary Consuls of Lithuania start their work in Norway

On 15-16 of June, two Lithuanian consulates in Kristianstad and Stavanger were opened in Norway. Two newly appointed...

EU channels extra support for Portugal to help with forest fires

The European Commission has responded swiftly to Portugal's request for assistance in order to tackle the deadly forest...

The EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting, Valletta, 16 June 2017

On 16 June 2017, the EU - U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Malta. The meeting...

Society

Due to increasing numbers of passengers and flights, Vilnius Airport started reorganising the territory of the arrival...
Compared to the rest of the world, Europe has the best levels of social protection and ranks highly in terms of quality...
Ministers of National Defence and Foreign Affairs met with NATO Secretary General

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg conducting a visit in Lithuania praised Lithuania for increasing defence...

Traffic Changes at the Car Park Near Vilnius Airport

Some changes have occurred near the accesses to Vilnius Airport. From 19 June, 15 free parking minutes at the...

Small Planet Airlines to introduce one more A320 in their fleet

Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines expanded its fleet by adding one more Airbus aircraft in the beginning...

Lithuanian parlt declares Belarus' N-plant a threat to natnl security

The Lithuanian parliament has decided that Belarus' nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets, a mere 50...

Exercise Iron Wolf 2017 will be attended by President of Lithuania and NATO...

On Tuesday, 20 June, Distinguished Visitors and Media of Exercise Iron Wolf 2017/Saber Strike2017 will take place in...

Lithuania's Neringa seeks to put stop to renting out of yachts as hotel rooms

The heads of Lithuania's Curonian Spit municipality of Neringa are concerned over the practice of renting out yachts...

National Cyber Security Centre is equipped with more than cutting-edge technologies,...

“Lithuania invests into protection of national critical infrastructure and pays great attention to the readiness...

Sport

Zalgiris Kaunas basketball club has signed a new two-year contract with head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius, the Lithuanian...
Edvinas Eimontas, president of the Lithuanian Football Federation, has recalled his resignation from the post.
Lithuanian swimmer Meilutyte to continue career in Kaunas

Ruta Meilutyte, gold medalist of the 2012 Summer Olympics, has announced plans of continuing her sporting career in...

Belgium beats Estonia 8-1 in World Cup qualifier

Estonia's national football team was defeated 1-8 (1-3) by Belgium in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Brussels on...

Gudzinaviciute re-elected president of Lithuanian National Olympic Committee

Daina Gudzineviciute on Friday was re-elected for another four-year term as president of Lithuania's National Olympic...

Cyclist Ziliute retains her Lithuanian citizenship

President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a decree allowing Diana Ziliute-Maria, a former European and world champion...

Meldonium included in 2017 list of banned substances

The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) has published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and it includes...

Head coach of Lithuanian natl basketball team steps down after Rio

The head coach of the Lithuanian national men's basketball team, Jonas Kazlauskas, on Tuesday announced his plans to...

Lithuanian sprint canoe duo wins 4th medal in Rio

Lithuania's canoe sprinters Aurimas Lankas and Edvinas Ramanauskas have won bronze in K2-200 m event in the Rio 2016...

Education

On Wednesday 21st June 2017, Prof. Ineta Dabašinskienė, Vice-Rector for International Relations at Vytautas...
DUO-Thailand program has been established since 2006 and 326 awardees have been supported over the past 11 years....
Increasingly More Lithuanian Students Choose to Study in English

In today’s world English is already a must in a business environment. However, according to Rita Jucevičienė,...

Hacker Games: Vilnius. 48 hours, 24 projects and the best 4 announced!

June 16-18th were the dates of the 8th Hacker Games: Vilnius. It hosted around 150 attendees at VGTU "LinkMenų...

S.Tavelishvili: the friendliest university in the world

Saba Tavelishvili, second year student of VMU Master programme in International Relations and Diplomacy from Georgia,...

In Spain Diplomas For Grads of Joint Master's "Strategic Border...

June 8th, 2017, diplomas were awarded to 24 graduates of the European joint Master's Degree programme Strategic Border...

Apply Now: BA and MA Degree Studies at VMU

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) welcomes international students to apply for 12 Bachelor and 20 Master degree study...

NTUST representatives visited VGTU

From 2012 the partnership between VGTU and universities of Taiwan was based on bilateral agreements – student...

Lithuania has become associate member of CERN

The Council of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has taken a decision in favor of Lithuania’s...

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