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Paluckas: The announced deadline for the return of land in Vilnius is absolutely unrealistic

“The announced deadline for the return of land in Vilnius by 2020 is absolutely unrealistic and sounds like a joke” said Vilnius vice-mayor Gintautas Paluckas. The guest of the Political… Read more »

Šimašius’s Committee invites to discuss human rights

Is support of minorities’ rights an honest concern or a self-promotion? The LGBT’s initiative members, national minorities representatives, disabled people – second-class persons or fully fledged residents of the capital… Read more »

Vilinius paid homage to the Mayor of Gdańsk

The metropolitan local government, decided to pay homage to Vilnius’s friend to the tragically deceased Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz. On this occasion, on the facade of the Town Hall from… Read more »

Monkevicius: I am going to listen, support and help.

“I come with intention to compromise with the whole education system’s society. I am going to listen, support and help, all for the sake our students and teachers” – said… Read more »

The government announces the completion of land return, Grzegorz Sakson senses a trick

The Lithuanian government has once again announced the completion date of land return. The new deadline is 2020. At the end of 2018, Parliament adopted amendments to the Land Return… Read more »

Committee of the Council of Europe: A unified exam causes difficulties for students of Polish schools

The institution of the Council of Europe dealing with the rights of national minorities calls on Lithuania to better protect the rights of pupils belonging to national communities and to… Read more »

Kwiatkowski: I support teachers’ demands

The teachers’ demands are justified, however, the strike might have the negative effects – said Jozef Kwiatkowski, a president of the Association of Teachers of Polish Schools in Lithuania “Macierz… Read more »

Will AWPL-ZCHR enter the ruling coalition? The earliest decision in spring

The Association of Peasants and the Greens does not reject the possibility of inviting AWPL-ZCHR to the ruling coalition. Tomaszewski replies that his party is no in a hurry to… Read more »

Vision 2024: More attention to languages, education and culture of national minorities

For many years I was writing about the need for creation of the vision of promotion and development of Polishness in Lithuania. The vision that would exceed the political divisions… Read more »

Przyłębska: sensitivity of Lithuania to Polish problems is highly valuable

Sensitivity of the Lithuanian authorities to different problems concerning Poland is highly valuable – said Julia Przyłębska, President of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Poland. In reply to… Read more »

Linkevičius: We will not support sanctions against Poland under Article 7

Cooperation between Lithuania and Poland is crucial for the security of both countries, Lithuania will not support the sanctions against Poland as part of the procedure mentioned in Article 7,… Read more »

Debate in Warsaw: Poles in Lithuania between Vilnius, Warsaw and Moscow

‘ There is a very large group of Poles in Lithuania who does not feel that AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) is a party that represents their interests’… Read more »

Tomaszewski critisizes Czaputowicz: we have common interests with Russians

Vilnus and Vilnius Region Waldemar Tomaszewski critisized a statement of the head of Polish diplomacy Jacek Czaputowicz who on the visit to Vilnius appealed to the authorities of Vilnius for… Read more »

Nekrošius: problem of original spelling of surnames is more complicated

The meeting with members of Polish Parliament was very productive and probably Polish-Lithuanian Parliamentary Assembly will take place this year – declared the Member of the Seimas Arvydas Nekrošius, who… Read more »

Lithuanian deputies go to Poland for bilateral talks

A group of Members of the Lithuanian Parliament went to Warsaw to discuss preliminary work before resuming the debates of the Polish and Lithuanian Parliamentary Assemblies. As Arvydas Nekrošius, Vice-Chairman of… Read more »

Radczenko: Poles in Lithuania want respect

Same time ago, I was talking to a Lithuanian politician of Russian origin about the rights of national minorities. “ I don’t understand the demand for bilingual names of streets… Read more »

Bumblauskas: Tomaszewski does not have much in common with Piłsudski

We are dealing with a conflict between Polish and Lithuanian ethnic nationalism. However, no one shapes a civic nationalizm, which based on other principles –  he said in an interview… Read more »

Forum Polonia: No ambassador will do as much as an active Pole

“We are going to talk about Poles and Polish Community abroad on variety of subjects.” said the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, Stanisław Karczewski, during the… Read more »

Andrzej Papierz about Poles in Lithuania: We will not tolerate continued existence of some relicts of the former USSR.

“Polish communities in Lithuania are diverse and pluralistic,” said Andrzej Papierz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, who is finishing his visit to Lithuania. The Polish politician and… Read more »

Zalewska on Polish education in Lithuania: Driven and prompt actions are needed

“By December experts from Poland and Lithuania have to prepare appropriate solutions to the issue of Polish education in Lithuania and Lithuanian education in Poland,” said Anna Zalewska, Minister of National Education… Read more »

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