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Key tasks for Seimas’ spring session

Lithuania’s new parliament, which was sworn in last November, is commencing in its spring session on Friday. BNS Lithuania is providing an overview of the most important bills included into the agenda. […]

Candles in the front of the Seimas

Seimas to hold extraordinary session on children’s protection issues

The Lithuanian parliament will on February 14 hold a one-day extraordinary session to address children‘s protection issues. […]

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President calls for centralized decision on child removal from family

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė has called for resumed discussion on centralization of protection of child‘s rights. […]

Gytis Snyder packing toys
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13-year-old boy fighting chronic illness plans toy donation to Lithuanian orphanage he came from

Gytis Snyder, a 13-year-old boy from Franklin, Tennessee, has led an effort to collect several shopping carts full of toys for an orphanage for disabled or chronically ill children in Lithuania. The orphanage has special significance for the young boy, who is fighting cystic fibrosis – it is the orphanage from which his parents adopted him when he was just 5 years old. […]