“I have the right to the original spelling of names and surnames”

“I have the right to the original spelling of names and surnames” -It is the title of the campaign of the European Foundation of Human Rights, in short EFHR, which
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Seimas postpones the project of original spelling of surnames for a year

On Tuesday, the Seimas will not consider two bills regulating the original spelling of names and surnames in personal documents. Members of the parliament have come out in favour of
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Census data: 2.81 million inhabitants in Lithuania; Poles are the largest minority

Over the past ten years, the country’s population has decreased by approximately 233,000. According to the preliminary data of this year’s census published by the Department of Statistics on Tuesday,
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“Reitingai”: Polish schools among the best in Lithuania

Lithuanian magazine “Reitingai” has published a ranking of the best schools in Lithuania. This time, the authors selected 50 schools, which students were the best in the state examinations in
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Compulsory ‘Matura exam’ from Polish language comes back

Sidenote from translator: Matura is a Latin name for the high school exit exam or “maturity diploma” in various European countries, including Albania, Austria, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the
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The Fate of National Minorities Act

“Common historic road of people of different nationalities living in Lithuania is closely connected with the fate of Lithuanian nation and therefore conditions determine the identity of common goals” –
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Will new school reform strike at Polish education?

Education department is preparing another reform concerning chain of schools in Lithuania. One of its primary goals is close-down of merged classes. Changes also apply to Polish schools in Lithuania.
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Constitution of May 3, work of many nations. Conference of Polish Scientists in Lithuania.

Constitution of May 3, whom 230. anniversary we celebrated this year, was a child of its age. It came into existence based on discussion and with a compromise between elites
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Radzevičius: We want journalists in Lithuania not to be afraid to talk about problems

“The protagonists of journalistic materials, the so-called “bad guys”, who are criticized, do not have many opportunities to file lawsuits against reporters today. In the United States and Europe, this
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The Rebirth of Polish Students’ Union

‘Everyone says college years are the best time in life. I hope that Polish Students’ Union we want to renew will contribute to it so it will actually be this
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