Foreign affairs

Lithuanian parliament delegates group to observe Moldovan elections

Five Lithuanian parliamentarians will go to Chisinau this weekend to observe elections to the Moldovan parliament, the Seimas office said. […]

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Lithuanian parliament passes amendment allowing EU citizens to run in municipal and EP elections

With 54 votes in favour, 3 against and 10 abstentions, Lithuania’s parliament approved draft amendments to the preamble to the Law on Political Parties, implementing the requirement laid down in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to guarantee citizens of the union who are not nationals of that state the right to stand as candidates in municipal elections and in elections to the European Parliament, the Seimas’ press service reports. […]


Lithuanian municipal elections proposed on 1 March

Elections to Lithuania’s municipal councils are proposed to be held on 1 March 2015. […]


Estonian government supports lowering voting age

The Estonian government on Thursday endorsed a bill initiated in the Riigikogu to lower the voting age at local municipality elections to 16 years, informs Postimees Online. […]