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Liudkovski: The issue of Polish studies in Vilnius is still not totally solved

“We managed to resolve the issue of the transformation of the Vilnius Simonas Konarskis School into an extended secondary school and maintained the continuity of the recruitment for Polish studies
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Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs allowed its employees to use original name spelling

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania responded to the expectations of its employees. Now the Ministry officials can write work e-mails in accordance with the original name spelling. “In
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Representatives of Polish organisations met with Linkevičius

Representatives of Polish community in Lithuania met with the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. During an informal meeting they discussed the issue of Polish-Lithuanian cooperation at international and global level.
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Zalavas clean-up is finished: a thousand white and red flowers are in bloom

On Sunday in Zalavas, the birthplace of Marshal Józef Piłsudski, Poles from Vilnius Region banded together on Facebook to take care of a neglected area. The main thing was to
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Duchniewicz: EAPL–CFA the cause of the crisis of the Association of Poles in Lithuania

Two months have passed and Michal Mackevič is still tarnishing the image of Poles in Lithuania. The president of the main organization representing the Polish minority denies the suspicion of
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High school finals 2018: Better results in Polish than in Russian language exam

The results of final secondary school exams in mother tongue in Lithuanian national minorities’ schools are better in Polish schools than Lithuanian – informed the National Examination Centre. Polish language
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The Parliament battles for two amendments to the Act on the Education System have begun

Lithuanian Parliament had to deal with two amendments to the discriminatory Act on the Education System which was amended in 2011 to the disadvantage of national minorities living in Lithuania.
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Discussion in the Polish Discussion Club (PKD): A political nation is not the same as

“Social Democrats proposed a draft of Act on National Minorities. Today, both politicians and scientists will take the floor” – a discussion organized by the Open Lithuania Fund and the
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EFHR: Meeting with the Advisory Committee of Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

On 6 March 2018 representatives of the Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe (Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities) met with representatives of
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Department of education and national minorities: Textbooks’ quality must be improved

Textbooks for mother-tongue teaching in schools of national minorities are in a deplorable state – the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science were unanimous as well as Polish
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