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

Stanisław Karczewski/ Pic. Joanna Bożerodska

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

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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

Pic. Joanna Bożerodska

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”

Jarosław Wołkonowski/ Pic. Joanna Bożerodska

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

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

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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 »

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