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

The rector of the Polish University of the Third Age in Vilnius: Poles should be on top.

‘In our Polish University of the Third Age in Vilnius, we build bridges between generations. We organize meetings with the grandchildren of our students, hold meetings in schools, kindergartens. We… Read more »

Polish organizations in Lithuania. Were it not for Poland…

By 2014, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support Polish community in Lithuania has allocated 14 million PLN (3.5 million). Total last year, the Polish Foreign Ministry issued a decision… Read more »

Artur Zapolski: ‘I do not understand Jarosław Narkiewicz’s objections’.

According to Artur Zapolski, the president of the Polish Debating Club, it is not easy to grasp the gist of objections made by Jarosław Narkiewicz, the vice-leader of the Lithuanian… 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 »

Professor Henry Malewski: Minorities need elites

The Association of Polish Scholars of Lithuania (SNLP) aims to promote Science among Polish young people in Lithuania and encourage the most talented of its representatives to choose a scientific… Read more »

More than 11 000 candles have been lighted up at Vlinius Rossa

Almost 250 year old Rossa is one of the oldest cemetery in Vilnius as well as one of the most beautiful cemetery in Europe. On Saturday, it was decorated with… Read more »

Former undersecretaries of the EAPL: it was an arduous, but also an interesting job.

After the EAPL left the coalition, it lost not only the secretary post, but also four undersecretaries. The undersecretaries asked by the zw.lt replied that they do not regret their… Read more »

Immediate response of Poland: Statement of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs concerning the possible departure of AWPL from the government coalition.

In response to speculations which appeared in some media in Lithuania, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform you that the participation of the Electoral Action of Poles… Read more »

Jarosław Niewierowicz: AWPL will have to justify themselves to their constituents

The former Minister of Energy Jarosław Niewierowicz tried to convince the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) not to appoint Renata Cytacka the Deputy Minister of Energy, but to… Read more »

Political scientists on the role of AWPL in the future

Political scientists’ opinions on the further role of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) differ. Some believe that the party will become an informal ally of the government… Read more »

Tomaszewski sees Niewierowicz as the mayor of Vilnius

Leader of the Lithuanian Poles Electoral Action( AWPL) said that he has not yet managed to convince the former minister of energetics to partake in elections aimed at choosing the… Read more »

Haszczyński: the Lithuanian lesson

The party of Polish minority is no longer in the government of Lithuania. This means that the another way of solving problems that Poles face in this country ran out…. Read more »

EAPL leaves the coalition: “Honesty – above all”

The representatives of the EAPL stated that they cannot allow the largest parties to decide about whom the EAPL should delegate to be the secretary or undersecretary, the EAPL will… Read more »

Šarūnas Birutis: Law on national minorities depends on participation of AWPL in the government coalition

The Lithuanian Minister of Culture Šarūnas Birutis believes that the future of the Law on national minorities is connected with the discussion about the government coalition with or without the… Read more »

Butkevičius: the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania wants to spread chaos

The Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevičius does not understand what is the purpose of some action of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania “We have the information from… Read more »

Narkiewicz: There has been no criticism about our work

Deputy Chairman of the Seimas, Jarosław Narkiewicz, declared that AWPL will again propose Jarosław Niewierowicz for the position of the Minister of Energetics of the Republic of Lithuania. In the… Read more »

AWPL does not exclude Niewierowicz’s return

Renata Cytacka’s appointment for the post of vice-minister of energtics has led to the recently biggest political crisis.Minister of energetics Jarosław Niewierowicz, who has already signed this nomination, on the… Read more »

The President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed Jarosław Niewierowicz’s dismissal

The President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a dismissal decree of vice-minister of energetics Jarosław Niewierowicz delegated by Lithuanian Poles Electoral Action.The person recquiring Niewierowicz to leave the Government was the… Read more »

Cytacka has led to the biggest rift in the coalition

Mea culpa. I was wrong in my prognosis. After all Waldemar Tomaszewski forced the secretary Jaroslaw Niewierowicz to appoint Renata Cytacka as the undersecretary of energy. There is no doubt… Read more »

Cytacka has led to the biggest rift in the coalition

Mea culpa. I was wrong in my prognosis. After all Waldemar Tomaszewski forced the secretary Jaroslaw Niewierowicz to appoint Renata Cytacka as the undersecretary of energy. There is no doubt… Read more »

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