RSS Lithuania to host five international innovation events
Economics and business »
In 2019, Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, will become a platform for some of the largest and the most exciting innovation events in the Baltic Sea region. Five international innovation and technology forums will convene the brightest minds from many countries not only to share progressive ideas and experience on innovation, social entrepreneurship, startup ecosystem and fintech but also to project how our society will look like in 10 years.
Open call for applications for the position in Kaunas Technology University to lead the ERA Chair project
Education and science »
School of Economics and Business at Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania is opening a full professor position to lead the IN4ACT ERA Chair project “Research on the Economic and Managerial Impact of Future Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)”. EU Grant: EUR 2.49 million, duration: 2018-2023.
International Business Event „Business. Golf. Jazz. 2019“ in Klaipėda
Economics and business »
Klaipėda Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts and Enterprise Europe Network this year is organizing already the 10th annual international business event "Business. Golf. Jazz", which combines a business conference „4.0 Industry: Business extintion – How to outlast and win“, an international B2B contact fair, and international golf ranking tournament for the „Klaipėda Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts Cup 2019” and a 25th Klaipėda Castle Jazz Festival. The event will take place on May 31 – June 1 in Klaipėda, Lithuania.
Lithuanian and Romanian officials discuss opportunities for strengthening their political cooperation in Bucharest
Foreign policy and diplomacy »
On 22 November, political consultations between Lithuania and Romania were held in Bucharest. The consultations were led by the Political Directors of the Foreign Ministries of both countries - Asta Skaisgirytė and Stefan Tinca.
President Grybauskaitė attended the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Bucharest
Foreign policy and diplomacy » Economics and business »
President Dalia Grybauskaitė on September 17-18 participated in the Three Seas Initiative Summit in Romania. Within this framework, the leaders the Baltic, the Black and the Adriatic Seas region have agreed on a list of priority infrastructure projects aimed at linking the twelve initiative countries with modern energy, transport and digital interconnections.
RSS Russia’s response to the note has been received
News of the Ministry »
The Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on 17 April, received a response to its note of 12 April over safety and security of the staff of the Lithuanian diplomatic representation and their family members in Moscow from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Lithuania hands a note to Russian representative over security of staff of its representation in Moscow
News of the Ministry » News of Representations »
On 12 April, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania summoned a representative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Lithuania and handed a note over threats posed to the employees of the Lithuanian representation in the Russian Federation and their family members.
Last year, Lithuania allocated almost EUR 50 million to developing countries
Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion »
On 10 April, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published the “Official Development Assistance 2018 – Preliminary Data”.
Lithuania’s Foreign Minister receives the new Ambassador of Lebanon
Bilateral Relations » Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs »
On 9 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius received the new Ambassador of Lebanon to Lithuania Reina Charbel and discussed opportunities for closer political and economic cooperation.
L. Linkevičius: We have to create the future of Europe together with our Eastern partners
Activities of the Minister of Foreign Affairs » European Union »
On 8 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius participated in the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg. The Council exchanged views on the Eastern Partnership. Ministers also discussed the future of the Eastern Partnership and reviewed the implementation of the Eastern Partnership's 20 deliverables for 2020.
In Ohio, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister presents opportunities for investment in Lithuania
Economic Relations »
On 5 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius visited the U.S. state of Ohio, where he presented opportunities for investment in Lithuania, as well as the country’s economic and political priorities.
Linas Linkevičius: we need to respond to the actions of Russia that weaken European security
NATO and International Security »
On 4 April, at NATO Foreign Ministers meeting in Washington, Minister Linas Linkevičius called for response to the actions of Russia in the Black Sea region and in the area of arms control that are weakening European security.
Linas Linkevičius met with the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and the Foreign Minister of Georgia
Bilateral Relations »
On 3 April in Washington, the USA, on the margins of the NATO's 70th anniversary events, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius met with Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivana Klympush-Cincadze and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Zalkaliani.
Linas Linkevičius: the 70th anniversary of NATO – preparing for the future
NATO and International Security »
On 3 April Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius participated in the NATO's 70th anniversary events held in Washington, the USA.
The Meeting of the Nordic-Baltic-Visegrád Four Foreign Ministers focuses on strengthening security cooperation
Multilateral Relations » News of the Ministry »
On 1 April, an annual meeting of the Nordic-Baltic-Visegrád Four Foreign Ministers took place in Palanga. The Foreign Ministers discussed security issues, preparations for the upcoming meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Washington, D.C., cyber security and hybrid threats, the Eastern Partnership, relations with Russia, Ukraine, and China.