Ukraine
Central/Eastern Europe

Lithuania prepares for a scenario where 100,000 refugees from Ukraine are accepted

Minister of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė has signed an order to reinstate a one-off payment of €1,000 for migrants who have not been granted asylum in Lithuania and who voluntarily agree to return to their […]

Refugees
European Union

As EU changes asylum system, Lithuania continues disapproval of migrant quotas

As the European Union (EU) is preparing to revise the asylum system, Lithuania remains in the club of the organization’s Eastern members that are against automatic distribution of refugees among member-states. […]

Refugees
European Union

Lithuania won’t slow down pace of accepting refugees – Minister of Interior

Lithuania will not slow down the pace of relocation of refugees after expiry of the European Union’s (EU) two-year program, says Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas. […]

Refugees in Germany
European Union

Lithuania accepts 400th refugee under EU program

The number of refugees relocated to Lithuania under the EU’s resettlement program has reached 400, but most of them have already left the country. […]