<span>national minorities</span>

Archive

There will be a new Lithuanian kindergarten in Suwałki?

On the forthcoming Wednesday (15th August) Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is going to pay an official visit to Poland where he is going to meet the Lithuanian community. The head
Read More

Paluckas criticises conservatives: Patriotism does not depend on the teaching Lithuanian language

“It is a very strange matter and with no prospect” – these are the words the leader of social democrats Gintautas Paluckas used to comment on conservatives’ idea concerning changes
Read More

Radczenko: Let’s stop thinking about Polish identity in romantic categories and start in marketing categories

All statistic data show that Polish identity in Lithuania is shrinking. Slowly but unavoidably. As it results from a common census from year 2011, Poles  are still the biggest national
Read More

Radchenko: The Latvian alternative would affect the integration of national minorities

Latvia continues the gradual liquidation of the education in languages ​​of national minorities. Knowing the delights of the right side of the Lithuanian political scene with all kinds of “Latvian
Read More

Radczenko: Positive discrimination of national minorities is essential

National Examination Center published results on lithuanian language and literature exam. The results are worse than in previous years in lithuanian as well as in national minority schools. At schools
Read More

Radczenko: Discriminate us positively

A few days ago, established by ex-Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius in December of the last year, a group of deputies May 3, uniting deputies of the Lithuanian Parliament from all
Read More

A guidebook dedicated to national minorities in Lithuania will be released

“The success of integration is proportional to whether a person feels safe, understood, free and needed by its country”, says a head of the Department of National Minorities under the
Read More

Bakas: National minorities need to be provided with the participation in making decisions

“Nowadays, the view on national security is changing. Issues such as social exclusion or poverty are becoming the object of national security. Any exclusion we observe, or get informed about
Read More

The Department of National Minorities announced the enrolment of motions in order to get a

Until 15th of December 2016 non-governmental organisations, institution of public utility, foundations representing national minorities and those that are working in favour of national minorities can formally apply for a
Read More

The awards for promotion of intercultural dialogue were granted.

How are national minorities seen? It is a rather closed circle. Journalists claim that the inhabitants are expecting negative news so the press fulfils their demand, and people often emphasise
Read More