Pope Francis arrived in Poland on Wednesday to take part in World Youth Day events. Openness to fellow humans, especially amidst the refugee crisis in Europe, has been the Pope’s central message, but will it be heard in the country that has refused to accept refugees, a Lithuanian historian wonders.
The family of an Afghan refugee granted asylum in Lithuania is to rejoin him on Friday.
aHR0cCUzQSUyRiUyRmVuLmRlbGZpLmx0JTJGc3Vic2NyaWJlJTJGJmNhbmNlbHVybD1odHRwJTNBJTJGJTJGd3d3LmRlbGZpLmx0JTJGbWlzYyUyRnBheXdhbGwucGhwJTNGZG8lM0RjYW5jZWwlMjZyJTNEaHR0cCUzQSUyRiUyRmVuLmRlbGZpLmx0JTJGc3Vic2NyaWJlJTJGJmNhbGxiYWNrdXJsPWh0dHAlM0ElMkYlMkZ3d3cuZGVsZmkubHQlMkZtaXNjJTJGcGF5d2FsbC5waHAlM0ZkbyUzRGNhbGxiYWNrJmxhbmc9RU5HJnZlcnNpb249MS42JnByb2plY3RpZD03NTA4Ng==&sign=508612532f449744bc63384337149062″ target=”_blank”>clicking here. […]
Lithuania needs to compete for and attract well-educated immigrants to be competitive as an economy on the international stage – thoughts of avoiding immigration are fantastical in the 21st Century, according to the EU ambassador […]
“Europe hasn’t failed, states have – as administrative subjects”, Raul Romeva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Institutional Relations and Transparency in the Catalan Government, said as he closed an international forum on refugee integration earlier in May. […]
The latest wave of refugees and migrants to Europe has barely touched Lithuania, and only 11 have been relocated to Lithuania out of its total quota of 1,105. However, many people have expressed a number of unclear fears about the migrants and refugees and seem to lack solidarity with Western Europe, which has received the most refugees and migrants, according to Eglė Verseckaitė, a professor at the University of Management and Economics (ISM). […]
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has criticized the European Commission’s (EC) proposal to penalize countries that refuse to take in migrants. Sanctions do not help solve anything, Iohannis said on Wednesday in Vilnius. […]