List/Grid Tag Archives: The organisations of national minorities in Lithuania

Czesław Okińczyc: Never say ‘never’

James Bond used to say “Never say ‘never’”. I don’t know how well this works in other fields. But in Lithuanian politics – especially in politics of the EAPL–CFA –… Read more »

Kubilius: Reducing election threshold for minorities is the opportunity to create something alternative for EAPL-CFA

The parliamentary group of 3 May, which deals with national minorities’ matters, has proposed to reduce the election threshold for parties that represent national minorities in Lithuania. According to Andrius… Read more »

Unchanged policy of the Lithuanian state towards Poles in Lithuania

Representatives of national minorities used to call the Department of National Minorities and Emigration – a department for Lithuanian state defence against minorities. The department, which was closed in 2010,… Read more »

Polish Discussion Club at March of Remembrance in Molėtai

On Monday afternoon, a March of Remembrance took place in Molėtai, the aim of which was to commemorate about 2,000 Jewish inhabitants of the town murdered 75 years ago, who… Read more »

Jewish gravestones return to the former cemetery

Fragments of Jewish gravestones from a demolished transforming station and other facilities in Vilnius are transferred to the former Jewish cemetery at Olandų Street. On Tuesday, August 23th, the Local… Read more »

20th Anniversary of Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania

The Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania has been functioning for 20 years already! It was founded in the summer of 1996 on the initiative of a group… Read more »

Polish Education Problems in Lithuania as Subject of Polish Senate Session

Issues of Polish education in the East, including Lithuania, were the subject of a session held on Monday by the Emigration Affairs and Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee functioning as… Read more »

A Polish man elected vice-chairman of the National Communities Council of Lithuania

Władysław Wojnicz, vice-principal of the Polish Cultural Center in Vilnius, has been elected new vice-chairman of the National Communities Council operating by the Department of National Minorities in Lithuania. Gunta… Read more »

‘Unity of nations’ race in Šalčininkai

For the 2nd time the youth’s organization „Europroject” organized the ‘Unity of nations’ race (Tautų vienybės bėgimas ) in Šalčininkai. ‘The symbolic thing was that the race took place on… Read more »

Vida Montvydaitė: the government has come round to seeing the need for the Department of National Minorities

“We assemble our team and we resolve organizational issues” says the Director of the Department of National Minorities Vida Montvydaitė. The guest of today’s Political Lounge (Salon Polityczny) added that… Read more »

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