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‘Polish’ local authorities assessed by Transparency International

The Lithuanian branch of Transparency International has created the ranking assessing transparency of local authorities in Lithuania. The aim of this project was to present the members of particular councils… Read more »

The Polish Debate Club: Šimašius wants the Polish Mass in the Cathedral of Vilnius

We cannot imagine a coalition with Zuokas – almost unanimously agreed the candidates for the mayor of Vilnius from the liberal and conservative parties Remigijus Šimašius and Mykolas Majasukas, who… Read more »

Ejszyszki: New signs with street names

In Ejszyszki set 27 missing signs with street names in Lithuanian – told Radio “Znad Wilii” the governor Tadeusz Zimiński. Because of the missing tables a few weeks ago the… Read more »

The Vilnius Council of Non-Governmental Organizations will be established

There are over 18 000 non-governmental organizations in Lithuania, however their influence on many issues, e.g. passing various bills, has not been significant. The initiator of funding the Vilnius Council of… Read more »

P.K. Brzostowski High School in Turgeliai – the next Polish high school

The next Polish school in Šalčininkai (in Polish: Soleczniki) region has been granted high school status. On Friday, the official inauguration of Paweł Ksawery Brzostowski High School in Turgeliai (in Polish: Turgiele)… Read more »

The Vilnius region: anniversaries of squandered opportunities

The Vilnius region: anniversaries of squandered opportunities On January 29 the Lithuanian Parliament, much to the surprise of many, passed a regulation on the rights of minorities which met a number… Read more »

Józef Rybak: The case of bilingual street names has been raised because of the approaching elections.

‘This topic is going to be raised perpetually’, says Józef Rybak, an administrative director of the Šalčininkai (in Polish: Soleczniki) region, about the problem of bilingual street names. The guest… Read more »

Eišiškės reprimanded again by a representative of the Lithuanian government

Audrius Skaistys, a representative of the Lithuanian government in the Vilnius region, again asked a court to investigate a case of bilingual street names in the Šalčininkai (in Polish: Soleczniki)… Read more »

Ban on the usage of “Tomaszewski” surname

Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) complains about the obstacles preceding the local government elections. One of the obstacles concerns the ban on the usage… Read more »

About Vilnius and the prospects of its development in the Polish Debate Club

The upcoming municipal elections, especially the first direct election of Mayors, stimulate heated discussions in Lithuania. The struggle for the position of the capital leader is indeed the most thrilling… Read more »

Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania has slated nearly 400 candidates

One and a half month left to the local elections in Lithuania. On 1st of March residents will elect 60 local government councilors and mayors , who this year will… Read more »

Artur Zapolski: The Polish Discussion Club [translator’s note: Polski Klub Dyskusyjny] is not an electoral committee

“The Polish Discussion Club is not an electoral committee or even an alternative political force. We think of ourselves as a platform for discussion. Supporters and members of EAPL [Electoral… Read more »

The ranking of local authorities of 2014. The Vilnius region goes down, the Salcininkai region goes up.

The municipality of Kłajpedy took first place in the ranking of municipalities. The regional authority of Kowieński region took first place among regional authorities. The Vilnius region local government fell… Read more »

It does not matter ”whether” to remove Polish plates but ”how” to do it

Although the court recquires to remove the plates with Polish street names, it is unable to explain how the administrators of the Vilnius Region’s local government can actually do it… Read more »

The court has rejected Lucyna Kotłowska’s application

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court has rejected the application of Lucyna Kotłowska,  director of the Administration of Vilnius Region Local Government, concerned with the question of bilingual plates. Lucyna Kotłowska appealed… Read more »

The court will decide who will remove the bilingual plates

Lucyna Kotłowska, Administrative Director of the Vilnius Region Local Government, has appealed to the court for explanation clearly establishing, whom the court will oblige to remove bilingual plates with street… Read more »

Director of Administration of Šalčininkai threaten with an another penalty

Józef Rybak is the Director of Administration of Local Government of Šalčininkai district only since June 2014. Like his predecessor, Boleslaw Daszkiewicz, is being chased by bailiffs for failing to… Read more »

The Sużany District has got a new partner in Poland

The Sużany District has got a new partner. At the beginning of August, Tadeusz Alancewicz, district head of the Sużany District, signed a cooperation agreement with the Węgierska Górka District,… Read more »

Renovations of schools and kindergartens in the region of Vilnius

Schools and kindergartens of Vilnius region are currently being repaired: roofs are being repaired, windows are being replaced, walls are being insulated, modern heating systems are being installed. In Czarny… Read more »

Councillors of Vilnius region thanked thebest high school graduates

The meeting of the Government of the Vilnius Region began with a formal ceremony of handing over diplomas and gifts to 11 students who earned the highest scores in the… Read more »

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