List/Grid Tag Archives: Topographic signs

Another bilingual street plaque was unveiled in Vilnius

On Žydų (Jewish) st. in Vilnius, there was unveiled a bilingual, actually three-lingual street plaque. A Mayor of Vilnius Remigijus Šimašius and a chairman of the Association of Lithuanian Jews… Read more »

In Vilnius- a plaque in Tatar language

In Vilnius on Totoriu st. on Thursday, 15th September, was unveiled a decorative plaque in Tatar language- not paying attention on appeal of government representative in Vilnius region to take… Read more »

The government representative: the bilingual street plaques have to be removed

The government representative in Vilnius region Vilda Vaičiūnienė, adressed a letter to the director of administration of Vilnius Council Alma Vaitkunskienė in which she demanded to remove the plaques with… Read more »

It does not matter ”whether” to remove Polish plates but ”how” to do it

Although the court recquires to remove the plates with Polish street names, it is unable to explain how the administrators of the Vilnius Region’s local government can actually do it… Read more »

The court has rejected Lucyna Kotłowska’s application

Vilnius Regional Administrative Court has rejected the application of Lucyna Kotłowska,  director of the Administration of Vilnius Region Local Government, concerned with the question of bilingual plates. Lucyna Kotłowska appealed… Read more »

The court will decide who will remove the bilingual plates

Lucyna Kotłowska, Administrative Director of the Vilnius Region Local Government, has appealed to the court for explanation clearly establishing, whom the court will oblige to remove bilingual plates with street… Read more »

Director of Administration of Šalčininkai threaten with an another penalty

Józef Rybak is the Director of Administration of Local Government of Šalčininkai district only since June 2014. Like his predecessor, Boleslaw Daszkiewicz, is being chased by bailiffs for failing to… Read more »

„Lack of willingness, pretence of political decision-making”. Comments of political scientists

The present project of the Act on National Minorities is only a warm-up, the real battle will be fought for the draft made by the working group headed by Edward… Read more »

Narkevič: Today is the Black Ribbon Day for national minorities

“Today’s vote showed the real face of politicians and their attitude toward national minorities” – in this way Jaroslav Narkevič, the vice chairman of the Seimas, comments the deletion of… Read more »

The Seimas is against bilingual plates

Today at the second reading the Seimas adopted a Law on National Minorities, having previously removed guidelines concerning bilingual plates. The Seimas accepted the amendment proposed by a Conservative Valentinas… Read more »

Butkevičius: No bilingual plates.

The PM Algirdas Butkevičius informed that there will be no bilingual plates in the regions densely populated by national minorities. The PM, after the meeting with the conservative faction, stated… Read more »

Lithuanian members of the Seimas demand explanations from Borusewicz

A group of Lithuanian Seimas members requested the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, the Speaker of the Seimas Loreta Graužinienė and the Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius to address an enquiry… Read more »

Delegation of Members: National and Ethnic Minorities Act is a blackmail by AWPL

On Thursday, Parliament will continue to consider National and Ethnic Minorities Act that was harshly criticized by some Members. Amongst opponents were not only representatives of Conservatives and politicians supporting… Read more »

Deliberations on the Law on National Minorities once again adjourned. Critics on the offensive

The Seimas started to examine the Law on National Minorities, however because of the end of time allocated to this law the chairman of the meeting  Algirdas Sysas proposed to… Read more »

State Commission of the Lithuanian Language against bilingual inscriptions

On buses which are taking one of new routes in Vilnius District appeared bilingual inscriptions: ‘Vilnius-Rastinėnai’- in Lithuanian and ‘Wilno-Rostyniany’- in Polish.The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language (pl. Inspekscja… Read more »

Bilingual tables return to the project on the Law on National Minorities

On Wednesday the Human Rights Committee of the Lithuanian Seym was again slanting about the project on the Law on National Minorities. At the meeting was added a notation to… Read more »

Józef Rybak: I will not struggle against the mother-tounge

As he was appointed for the new position, Józef Rybak, the new director of administration of Šalčininkai region’s self-government, has received so called inheritance in the form of the fine… Read more »

The lack of the Law on National Minorities becomes an increasing problem

Although the question of national minorities in Lithuania is raised frequently, steps are still not taken towards the legal regulation of the current issues concerning minorities. The lack of the… Read more »

Grybauskaitė: The issue of bilingual street signs is delicate in the Russian context

The President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė said in the interview to the Polish Press Agency (PAP) that the issue of bilingual street signs brought up by the Polish minority in… Read more »

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