List/Grid Tag Archives: National minorities in Lithuania

Šimonytė: I will speak with the inhabitants of Šalčininkai in their language

“Inasmuch as it is important to listen to people and to reduce tensions in society, to show Visaginas or the Šalčininkai region attention, I would be the person that can… Read more »

The Unbreakable Identity of Poles in Lithuania

“We have been living outside Poland for almost 80 years, we have been subjected to strong Russian influences and now, we are also affected by the Lithuanian culture. However, our… Read more »

Skvernelis met with representatives of the Polish minority in the Polish Community Center

On Thursday afternoon (14 March), Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with representatives of the Polish minority. The head of government paid a lot of attention to Polish education. As… Read more »

Polish issues at the National Human Rights Forum

The first edition of the National Forum on Human Rights took place at Martynas Mažvydas National Library. The conference was also full of Polish issues. “Such Forum was held in… Read more »

Representatives of the national minorities with Lithuanians created the history of Lithuania’s statehood

In historical development, the same tendencies that pertained to Lithuanians, e.g highs and lows, occupations, crises, political persecutions and various reforms, also affected the national minorities. These processes changed the… Read more »

Andrzej Pukszto: Teachers surrounded by cynics

Teachers have been striking in Lithuania for three weeks. Mass meetings took place in front of the parliament and the building of the Ministry of Education and Science, where a… Read more »

Szczypiń: The textbook for the Polish minority in Lithuania is to be adapted

“The result of the work of the expert group is adapted to the Lithuanian reality textbook for educating Polish children in Lithuania”, said Jadwiga Mariola Szczypiń, director of the Education… Read more »

Something is changing for the better

At the end of October I had the pleasure to participate in a conference on the theory and practice of legal regulations concerning national minorities. Ljubica Djordjević, Fernand De Varennes,… Read more »

Lithuanian language lessons in preschool

The Ministry of Education and Science intends to introduce the obligatory teaching of Lithuanian language, writes the daily “Lietuvos žinios”. According to the program in preschools, at least five hours… 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 »

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