Vilnius hosts International Conference on gender equality in development cooperation

The International Conference “Empowering Women in Development: Challenges Beyond 2015” organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania in cooperation with the Eastern Europe Studies Centre was held on 8-10 October in Vilnius. This event, under the auspice of President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, once again showed Lithuania’s consistent focus on women’s rights and equality opportunities for women and men.
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European Endownment for Democracy searches Programme Officers

The European Endownment for Democracy has launched a recruitment process for two positions: a Programme Officer (East) and a Programme Officer (South – Middle East/North Africa)
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Lithuania allocates humanitarian aid to children in Iraq and to fight Ebola

Paying due regard to relevant needs of humanitarian aid in the world, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania decided to voluntarily contribute 26,000 EUR of international humanitarian assistance to help children in Iraq through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and 10,000 EUR for the World Food Program’s operation to help prevent the spread of Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
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Lithuania and Moldova discuss justice cooperation

On 25 August in Vilnius, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Kriščiūnas and Moldova’s Deputy Minister of Justice Sabina Cerbu discussed issues relating to justice bilateral cooperation.
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Lithuanian Diplomat Appointed as OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine

Chairperson-in-Office of Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland Didier Burkhalter chose Mr. Vaidotas Verba, Lithuania Ambassador, as OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine.
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Lithuania provides humanitarian assistance to the Palestinians affected by the conflict in Gaza

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has allocated humanitarian assistance of 30 thousand Euros to the Palestinians affected by the conflict in the Gaza Strip. The funds will be transferred to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which carries out assistance programmes to the Palestinians.
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Unanimous adoption of Syrian humanitarian resolution: delivery of cross-border humanitarian assistance should not be hampered

In its explanation of vote on the Resolution 2165 on humanitarian situation in Syria, Lithuania stressed that when a government was no longer in a position to guarantee the safety and the basic needs of its citizens, it must not stand in the way of international relief organizations to do so. Over the last three years this crucial principle has been repeatedly violated, in particular by the Syrian government.
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In Brussels, international donors agree to further support reforms in Ukraine

The high-level meeting to coordinate international support for Ukraine was held on 8 July in Brussels. The Lithuanian Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrius Krivas and representatives of most foreign countries, the EU, other key international institutions and donor organizations expressed further support for Ukraine’s sovereignty as well as the necessary European and economic reforms in this country.
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Lithuania joins the Global Partnership

Lithuania has formally endorsed the Global Partnership Principles and joined the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation.
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Lithuanian Foreign Vice-Minister thanks Order of Malta for its vigorous activity in Lithuania

On 28 January, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Kriščiūnas held a meeting with Ingo Radtke, Secretary General of Malteser International, which is the Worldwide Relief Agency of the Order of Malta for Humanitarian Aid.
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