List/Grid Tag Archives: national minorities

Radczenko: Positive discrimination of national minorities is essential

National Examination Center published results on lithuanian language and literature exam. The results are worse than in previous years in lithuanian as well as in national minority schools. At schools… Read more »

Radczenko: Discriminate us positively

A few days ago, established by ex-Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius in December of the last year, a group of deputies May 3, uniting deputies of the Lithuanian Parliament from all… Read more »

A guidebook dedicated to national minorities in Lithuania will be released

“The success of integration is proportional to whether a person feels safe, understood, free and needed by its country”, says a head of the Department of National Minorities under the… Read more »

Bakas: National minorities need to be provided with the participation in making decisions

“Nowadays, the view on national security is changing. Issues such as social exclusion or poverty are becoming the object of national security. Any exclusion we observe, or get informed about… Read more »

The Department of National Minorities announced the enrolment of motions in order to get a financial help for projects in 2017

Until 15th of December 2016 non-governmental organisations, institution of public utility, foundations representing national minorities and those that are working in favour of national minorities can formally apply for a… Read more »

The awards for promotion of intercultural dialogue were granted.

How are national minorities seen? It is a rather closed circle. Journalists claim that the inhabitants are expecting negative news so the press fulfils their demand, and people often emphasise… Read more »

Tamašunienė: our club will be voting for good propositions from the opposition and ruling coalition.

LLRA party will be supporting all propositions in the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania that are concurring with the party’s programme- said the starost of the party Rita Tamašunienė… Read more »

Parliament of RP amended Polish Charter

Decision about the benefits in cash for those who claimed for the permanent residence and who have had a Polish Charter, will be given not by the starosts but by… Read more »

“Behold Lithuania with eyes of various nations”. Photo competition lasts.

The Department of National Minorities announced the photo competition entitled “Various nations – one Lithuania”, which is meant to popularize the community life of national minorities in our country, strengthen… Read more »

Kuzborska: The purpose of minority education is to maintain its identity

We forget that the key to integration is the education of minorities that allows to avoid their isolation and builds cohesive and strong society – said dr Elżbieta Kuzborska, the… Read more »

National minorities called for USA support

A demonstration in defence of national minorities’ education and against discrimination in the return of land in Vilnius Region took place on 16 June outside United States embassy building in… Read more »

The Ministry is ready for the accreditation of Lelewel and Syrokomla Schools

Ministry of Education is ready to make a positive decision regarding the accreditation of J.Lelewel and Wł. Syrokomla. The schools should receive the accreditation before January, 2017. Schools in Zujūnų… Read more »

The role of national minorities in a national security – a conference in Vilnius

From the 28th to the 30th of April, 2016, the international interdisciplinary conference called ‘’National minorities – a chance, a challenge or a threat to national security?’’ will take place… Read more »

Local government sets its sights on clearing up the Vilnius’ rolling stock

Illegal consructions in the Vilnius’ rolling stock will be decommissioned right after resettling their Romany occupants, as assured on Monday by the vice mayor of Vilnius, Gintautas Paluckas. According to… Read more »

Bogusław Grużewski Nominated for the Lithuanian National Prize

The National Equality and Diversity Awards will be handed on Monday, at the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall in Vilnius. The director of the Institute of Labor and Social Research, Bogusław… Read more »

Poles from Vilnius praying for a future of the Lelewel School

Today, at the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, people were praying for a successful resolving of the case of the Joachim Lelewel High School’s future. At the Church… Read more »

The Education System of the National Minorities Shapes a Pro-Russian Attitude, Says the Report

As it was written in the report prepared by the Intelligence System and published on Wednesday, closed education system of national communities of Lithuania that was left after the Soviet… Read more »

Rally at the U.S. embassy: ”We are forced to ask a big country for help”

On a Tuesday afternoon, there was a protest rally at the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius in a defence of national minorities. Almost 500 people participated in this demonstration. ”The United… Read more »

Teachers’ strike has begun

On 2nd February, Lithuanian kindergarten and school teachers went on strike. On that day, representatives of trade unions for teachers expected the government and the Ministry of Education to make particular… Read more »

Valentinas Mazuronis: We need to preserve schools of national minorities

Leader of Labour Party and MEP Valentinas Mazuronis expresses his regret at the fact that the Prosecution General rejected his motion to pursue an investigation into public proposition of the… Read more »

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