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2020 03 30
Play and Learn. What do You Know About National Minorities of Lithuania?

Department of National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania invites to take a virtual trip and learn better about the ethnic and national minorities of Lithuania.

2020 03 04
List of the Beneficiaries of the State Budget Funds 2020 Awarded by the Department of National Minorities 

Department of National Minorities having assessed the administrative compliance of project proposals, announce the list of the beneficiaries of funds 2020 and final assessment list of the project proposals.

2020 03 02
Culture and Integration Centres of National Minorities Got Access to Funds

Department of National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania keeps on implementing the program of National Minorities’ Integration into the Lithuanian Society and the Preservation of National Identity. At the end of 2019, the Department launched a call for Culture and Integration Centres of National Minorities to fund the centres’...

2020 02 13
National Communities in Klaipėda Celebrated Independence Day

The director of the Department for National Minorities, Ms. Vida Montvydaitė, together with the department specialists visited Klaipėda city on 12-13 of February 2020.

2020 02 06
2021 year of Lithuanian Tatar History and Culture

The representatives of Tatar nongovernmental organizations gathered 4 February 2020 in the Department of National Minorities to discuss an action plan for year 2021 – the year of Tatar history and culture in Lithuania. 

2020 01 22
Council for National Minorities 2020-2024 Approved. Daumantas Levas Todesas, the President of the Council

On 21st of January 2020 newly elected members of the Council for National Minorities (CNM) gathered for their first meeting in the Department for National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania to elect a president with vice-presidents and draft the CNM annual activity plan.

2019 10 28
Exhibition in Strasbourg: Persecution of Romani in Lithuania during Nazi Occupation (1941–1944)

Seminar Roma Youth Participation: What Now? took place in Strasbourg, 2019 September 25–27. The seminar reviewed the Results of the Roma Youth Action Plan (2016–2019) in relation to Roma youth participation and combating antigypsyism. Gražina Sluško, Chief Specialist on Roma Issues, participated in the seminar. The opening...

2019 08 26
Kaunas Marks 75th Anniversary Of Ghetto Liquidation

On 14 July 2019 Vida Montvydaitė, the director of the Department of National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania together with Sigitas Šliažas, a chief specialist in Relations with National Communities, took part in events to mark the 75th anniversary of the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto. Kaunas Jewish Community, Kaunas Municipality and Lithuanian Jews...

2019 08 23
Baltic Way – A Symbol Of Unity Of Three Baltic Nations

Today we mark the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way, which happened on the 50th anniversary of the Molotov-Ribentroff pact (otherwise known as the Nazi-Soviet pact) that made the Baltic states part of the Soviet Union in 1939. 30 years ago, two million people from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania joined hands and made a 600-kilometre human chain that spread across the three...

2019 06 28
National Minorities Related Issues on DELFI TV

RU.DELFI.LT has started “National Communities at the Roundtable” project supported by the Department of National Minorities. The aim of the project is to tell the stories and highlight particularly sensitive questions related to the national minorities in Lithuania and to form some type of a platform for intercultural dialogue.

2019 06 14
RU.DELFI.LT Launched “National Communities: Citizenship Stories” Project

Website RU.DELFI.LT starts publishing a series of articles about young people representing Lithuanian national communities. The main actors of these articles shall be young people who are involved in civic and public life and create their personal lives and career in Lithuania. 

2019 06 13
Students and assistant professors are welcome to register for best theses and scientific articles competition

The Department of National Minorities under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter Department) launched competition Best Thesis 2019. Lithuanian and foreign students, who defended their Bachelor, Master or PhD theses in 2018-2019 academic year and assistant professors who published their...

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