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The court: Russian councilor from Klaipeda broke the oath

The Lithuanian Administrative Court announced that the councilor of the city of Klaipeda from the Union of Russians Vyacheslav Titov broke the oath when he accused the commander of the… Read more »

Szczypiń: The textbook for the Polish minority in Lithuania is to be adapted

“The result of the work of the expert group is adapted to the Lithuanian reality textbook for educating Polish children in Lithuania”, said Jadwiga Mariola Szczypiń, director of the Education… Read more »

Something is changing for the better

At the end of October I had the pleasure to participate in a conference on the theory and practice of legal regulations concerning national minorities. Ljubica Djordjević, Fernand De Varennes,… Read more »

Lech Kczyński Square in Maišiagala

On Thursday, in Maišiagala was held the unveiling of the commemorative plaque dedicated to the late President of Poland Lech Kaczyński and also the opening of the Square at the… Read more »

Lech Kaczyński will be commemorated in Vilnius and Maišiagala

The official ceremony of unveiling the plaque with the name of Lech Kaczyński Street will take place at 4 p.m on Thursday, November 8 in Vilnius. The grand opening of… Read more »

Lithuanian language lessons in preschool

The Ministry of Education and Science intends to introduce the obligatory teaching of Lithuanian language, writes the daily “Lietuvos žinios”. According to the program in preschools, at least five hours… Read more »

The Parliament battles for two amendments to the Act on the Education System have begun

Lithuanian Parliament had to deal with two amendments to the discriminatory Act on the Education System which was amended in 2011 to the disadvantage of national minorities living in Lithuania…. Read more »

Discussions about textbooks to teach Polish language are ongoing

On March 7, another meeting was held regarding the possibility of preparing new textbooks for learning mother tongue in schools with Polish language of instruction. The conference was held at… Read more »

Double citizens and Lithuania – jealous homeland

Double citizenship is an issue that has long been reoccuring in the work of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania and has also been an unresolved issue for a… Read more »

Warsaw’s Polish Discussion Club: Unfulfilled promises draw Poles living in Lithuania towards Russia

Russia skillfully takes advantage of problems of the Polish minority to deteriorate relations between Warsaw and Vilnius: according to panel debate “Polityka zagraniczna RP a Polacy na Litwie” (TN: Poland’s… Read more »

Polish Discussion Club debates issues with textbooks: We can’t back down

Will Polish students living in Lithuania study from textbooks appropriate for the twenty-first century? On Thursday, January 25, this problem was discussed in the Polish Discussion Club. The debate took… Read more »

Polish children in Lithuania learn from error-ridden textbooks

„Stack snowballs in the actual pile”, „Have you ever thrown blood from your nose?”, “Add comfortably”, “The fox sneakiest”: these are not sentences from the once popular satirical blog “Pulaki… Read more »

Prof. Henryk Malewski: Higher education reforms raise doubts

Prof. Henryk Malewski, chairman of The Association of Polish Scientists of Lithuania in conversation with “Vilnius Courier” (Kurier Wileński) talks about higher education in Lithuania and the uncertainty with which… Read more »

The European Foundation of Human Rights received acknowledgement from the mayor of Vilnius

On January 9 at the Vilnius City Hall, a meeting ceremony was held during which The European Foundation of Human Rights, along with other non-governmental organizations, institutions, enterprises and volunteers,… Read more »

Polish first graders and high school graduates in Lithuania received their vouchers

First graders and high school graduates in Lithuania received vouchers issued by The Foundation Aid to Poles in the East. The financial support in the form of vouchers for the… Read more »

„Reitingai” magazine in November as every year, announced ranking of high schools (gymnasium) and higher schools in Lithuania.

High schools was estimated regarding to results of this year’s Lithuanian high school leaving examinations from following subjects: lithuanian language, english, german, russian, french, history, math, information technology, biology, chemistry,… Read more »

Conference entitled “Without emotion. Polish-Lithuanian dialogue about Józef Piłsudski”.

International conference entitled “Without emotion. Polish- Lithuanian dialogue about Józef Piłsudski” had place in Vilnius city hall. Historians, language experts, journalists, political scientists were invited. The opening of the conference… Read more »

New administrative division of Lithuania is a threat to Vilnius Region

Interior ministry of Lithuania is working on ‘White paper’ – new administrative division. According to plans of the authorities, instead of 10 districts, there are going to be 4 regions,… Read more »

Portuguese Grand Prix for a young vocalist from Czarny Bór

When on the 26th of August in the small, Portuguese city called Siea, the results of III international festival Da Cancao Da SeRRa da Estrela were being announced, in which… Read more »

Meeting of polish ambassador with representatives of Polish Minority

Polish ambassador in Lithuania, Urszula Doroszewska, has began her term of the office with a meeting with representatives of Polish Minority. 29th of August was a chance for Poles living… Read more »

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