Laurynas Kasčiūnas

Lithuanian parlt speaker wants panel to check Kasčiūnas’ suitability for post

Lithuania’s Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis intends to turn to the parliament’s National Security and Defence Committee with a suggestion to check whether conservative MP Laurynas Kasčiūnas can continue working there after being questioned in the MG Baltic corruption case. […]

The First Place Winners of the JA Marketpalce event

Junior entrepreneurs gather for Innovative Business Fair in Kaunas

Kaunas is proud of being one of the host cities and presenting itself as a capital of technologies! It is investing not only in the present but also in the future! The international Student Company Trade Fair “Innovative Business 2018” is being hosted for the third time in Kaunas, gathering the most enterprising students from all of Europe. It is a part of the Junior Achievement (JA) Marketplace events that became an excellent tradition across Europe. […]

Canadian and EU flags
Foreign affairs

Seimas committees approve EU-Canada trade pact

The Lithuanian parliament’s committees on health affairs and foreign affairs on Wednesday approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada, opening the way for starting debates on the ratification of the pact in the full Seimas. […]

Central Electoral Comission meeting

Lithuanian president suggests parties shouldn’t delegate election panel members

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė has suggested to consider discarding the scheme where part of the Central Electoral Commission would be proposed by political parties. […]

Search and rescue operation

Authorities discuss coordination of search and rescue operations

On 27 March 2018 officials from eleven state institutions gathered at SE Oro Navigacija to discuss actions to be taken in the event of an aircraft accident or an extreme situation in Lithuania. Also analysed at the meeting were lessons learned after international security awareness exercise, a press release from Oro Navigacija states. […]