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Grybauskaitė says that Lithuania should strengthen strategic partnership with Poland

Lithuania may contribute to improvement of the relations between the European Union and United States –  stated  Dalia Grybauskaitė. “We understand that there is tension in international and transatlantic relations…. Read more »

Eight parties in the Vilnius District Municipality join forces before the election

Eight political parties unite in the Vilnius District Municipality to create a real competition with EAPL–CFA (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance) which has been in… Read more »

The Ministry of the Interior suggests a development plan for Vilnius county

The Minister of the Interior Eimutis Misiūnas put forward to the government session a plan to balance the development of South-East Lithuania, that is Vilnius county. The government is supposed to allot for… Read more »

High school finals 2018: Better results in Polish than in Russian language exam

The results of final secondary school exams in mother tongue in Lithuanian national minorities’ schools are better in Polish schools than Lithuanian – informed the National Examination Centre. Polish language… Read more »

Radczenko: Let’s stop thinking about Polish identity in romantic categories and start in marketing categories

All statistic data show that Polish identity in Lithuania is shrinking. Slowly but unavoidably. As it results from a common census from year 2011, Poles  are still the biggest national… Read more »

Project of the Polish Institute in the finals of the “Historical Event of the Year” competition

Polish-Lithuanian educational project of the Polish Institute in Vilnius “Poland and Lithuania — on the one road. The places and people that bring us together” was in the finals of… Read more »

Adam Bielan: Polish-Lithuanian relations rapidly improving

Adam Bielan: “Polish-Lithuanian relations are rapidly improving”   “Lithuania is an important ally, an important neighbour”- said RP Senate’s Deputy Marshal Adam Bielan in a conversation with zw.lt, while participating… Read more »

National minorities in the labour market

Over the last months, the Department of National Minorities has been implementing the project titled “Confirming the representatives of national minorities in the labour market”. The project is of a… Read more »

Radchenko: The Latvian alternative would affect the integration of national minorities

Latvia continues the gradual liquidation of the education in languages ​​of national minorities. Knowing the delights of the right side of the Lithuanian political scene with all kinds of “Latvian… Read more »

Narkiewicz: The amendments to the Education Act presented by EAPL–CFA had positive effects

On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to present an amendment to the educational project, aimed at providing people living in areas abundantly inhabited by national minorities the continuation of their… Read more »

VSD on Lithuanian Poles: The situation has improved

The situation has improved, therefore representatives of the Polish minority in Lithuania have not been listed in the report on threats to national security – said the head of the… Read more »

Linkevičius in Soleczniki: We must treat our citizens of every nationality with respect

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius visited the Šalčininkai region, where he met with local government officials, school communities, and entrepreneurs. Officially, the purpose of the visit was to… Read more »

Expose of Czaputowicz: We note progress in matters of the rights of the Polish minority in Lithuania

The head of Polish diplomacy Jacek Czaputowicz gave an expose in the Polish Sejm on the priorities of Polish diplomacy in 2018. In his expose, the minister mentioned relations with… Read more »

Karczewski: I am ready to talk with deputies who block the Act on spelling names

“For a long time there has been no cooperation between our countries, I realized that I was on an official visit to Lithuania 10 years ago. It was a wasted… Read more »

Karczewski in Vilinius: This is another encounter which brings Polish and Lithuanian nationals

“I know that due to the fact that our relations are getting better, the matters of Poles in Lithuania will also be solved,” said Stanisław Karczewski, the Speaker of the… Read more »

Radchenko: It is impossible to sweep Polish postulates under the carpet

I must admit that with great satisfaction I look at everything that has happened recently in Polish-Lithuanian relations. So many visits of the highest rank Polish notables in Lithuania and… Read more »

Wołkonowski: Polish high school graduates receive fewer “student baskets”

In Lithuania, there is a chain of Polish-language state schools, consisting of 40 junior high schools and high schools, in which each year between 2010-2017 around 1000 high school graduates… Read more »

Poles march on Lithuania’s Independence Day

Several thousand people marched on Gediminas Avenue on Lithuania’s Independence Day. Traditionally, Poles attended the march with Polish and Lithuanian flags. “We must be here. Four Poles signed up under… Read more »

Discussion in the Polish Discussion Club (PKD): A political nation is not the same as an ethnic nation

“Social Democrats proposed a draft of Act on National Minorities. Today, both politicians and scientists will take the floor” – a discussion organized by the Open Lithuania Fund and the… Read more »

EFHR: Meeting with the Advisory Committee of Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

On 6 March 2018 representatives of the Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe (Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities) met with representatives of… Read more »

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