Poles march on Lithuania’s Independence Day

Fot. Roman Niedźwiecki

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

Picture by Roman Niedźwiecki

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

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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 »

A proposal by Social Democrats would allow municipalities of national minorities to use languages other than Lithuanian

A proposal by Social Democrats would allow municipalities of national minorities to use languages other than Lithuanian

Social Democratic party has drafted a new legislation regarding national minorities. It would allow municipalities to use a language of the people that live there along with the national language…. Read more »

Discussions about textbooks to teach Polish language are ongoing

Textbooks to teach Polish language are sometimes older than students who use them.

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 »

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

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

Fot. Joanna Bożerodska

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

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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

Pic. Joanna Bożerodska

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

Fot. Joanna Bożerodska

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 »

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