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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 »

Department of education and national minorities: Textbooks’ quality must be improved

Textbooks for mother tongue teaching in schools of national minorities are in a deplorable state – therepresentatives of the Ministry of Education and Science re were unanimous as well as… Read more »

Jarosław Narkiewicz: We will not only monitor, but also react

On Tuesday February 20, I once again met with the Minister of Education Jurgita Petrauskienė and her adviser Arminas Varanauskas. The main purpose of today’s meeting was to discuss the… Read more »

Adamkus: I hope that Duda’s visit will liven up the relations of both countries

“I can proudly say that cooperation between Poland and Lithuania in my days was exemplary, one could call it a golden age, unfortunately it is different now” – said former… Read more »

Radchenko: Social Democrats meet the expectations of minorities

In November last year, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LPSD), on the initiative of the councilman of the Vilnius region, Robert Duchniewicz, organized a public consultation on the Act on… Read more »

Presidents of Poland and Lithuania: Issues of the Polish minority will be resolved

Today in the Presidential Palace a meeting of Lithuanian and Polish presidents – Dalia Grybauskaitė and Andrzej Duda took place. The presidents held a face-to-face conversation where the issue of… Read more »

# LT100: Poles and Lithuanians celebrate together

The Centenary of the Republic of Lithuania – can there be a better time to forget about all the problems, conflicts, bury the hatchet that still divide Poles and Lithuanians… Read more »

‘Macierz Szkolna’: The Prime Minister carefully listened to our arguments

The Prime Minister assured that satisfactory education of young people in Lithuania, including youth from national minority schools, is what he aims for – says the statement of The Polish… Read more »

Kwiatkowski met the minister regarding textbooks

“I met Minister Jurgita Petrauskienė regarding textbooks today (February 6)” – informed zw.lt Chairman of the Association of Polish Schools Teachers in Lithuania ‘Macierz Szkolna’. Józef Kwiatkowski in an interview… Read more »

EFHR: Parents can apply for a refund for incorrectly treanslated workbooks

The Education Act of the Republic of Lithuania (RL) stipulates that education is an activity aimed at providing a person with the foundations of independent living and helping them to… Read more »

Radchenko: Young Poles choose lithuanisation or frustration

I have repeatedly written that in my opinion there is no problem with discrimination of national minorities in Lithuania. There is no state policy aimed at systemic and absolute assimilation… Read more »

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