Lithuanians oppose unskilled migrants despite labour shortages

There is a growing recognition that immigration will be needed to solve skill shortages in the Lithuanian labour market, but while Lithuanians are happy to let in highly qualified specialists from Belarus and Ukraine, they […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
European Union

Distributing refugees alone will not solve problem, Lithuanian president says

Lithuania is ready to share the immigrant burden with South Europe but this measure alone will not solve the problem as without additional measures, it can encourage human trafficking from Africa even more, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Wednesday. […]

EU Commissioner Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis
European Union

EU commissioner Andriukaitis: Ebola is not a threat far away

The situation in western Africa, the epicentre of the Ebola epidemic, remains extremely fragile and Europe should not view the problem as something very far away, says the European Union‘s (EU) Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis. […]