List/Grid Tag Archives: national minorities

Radczenko: Poles in Lithuania want respect

Same time ago, I was talking to a Lithuanian politician of Russian origin about the rights of national minorities. “ I don’t understand the demand for bilingual names of streets… Read more »

There will be a new Lithuanian kindergarten in Suwałki?

On the forthcoming Wednesday (15th August) Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is going to pay an official visit to Poland where he is going to meet the Lithuanian community. The head… Read more »

Paluckas criticises conservatives: Patriotism does not depend on the teaching Lithuanian language

“It is a very strange matter and with no prospect” – these are the words the leader of social democrats Gintautas Paluckas used to comment on conservatives’ idea concerning changes… Read more »

Radczenko: Let’s stop thinking about Polish identity in romantic categories and start in marketing categories

All statistic data show that Polish identity in Lithuania is shrinking. Slowly but unavoidably. As it results from a common census from year 2011, Poles  are still the biggest national… Read more »

Radchenko: The Latvian alternative would affect the integration of national minorities

Latvia continues the gradual liquidation of the education in languages ​​of national minorities. Knowing the delights of the right side of the Lithuanian political scene with all kinds of “Latvian… Read more »

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 »

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