RSS THE EMBASSY OF LITHUANIA WILL TEMPORARILY HALT THE RECEPTION OF VISA APPLICATIONS
Based on the recommendations of the Georgian governmental institutions related to the threat of the possible outbreak of the COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and in accordance with the decision of the Emergency operations center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania on measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Georgia has made a decision to take additional safety precautions and temporarily halt the reception of visa applications at the Embassy as well as registration for the new appointments from 16th of March until further notice. Please follow the information on our website (https://ge.mfa.lt/) and contact us for registration once the visa application reception has been resumed.
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Georgia makes a call to submit applications for the implementation of the projects for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Georgia in 2020.
- Regional development through environmental protection;
- Combating disinformation by strengthening civil society;
- Promotion of business climate through inclusiveness of youth and socially disadvantaged groups;
- Sharing experience of local authorities and boosting attractiveness for entrepreneurship initiatives.
Changes in consular fee rates for processing Schengen and National visa applications
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Starting from the 2 February 2020 fee rates for processing Schengen and National visa applications are changing.
THE RESULTS OF THE EMBASSY’S OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA TO GEORGIA CALL TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS
The Commission for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation Programme of the Embassy of Lithuania in Georgia according to the protocol No. 6 of 23rd September 2019 has selected the following project:
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Georgia makes an additional call to submit applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Georgia in 2019
- Combating the desinformation;
The sum of 10.000 EUR will be allocated to the projects.
THE RESULTS OF THE EMBASSY’S OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA TO GEORGIA ADDITIONAL CALL TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS
The Commission for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme of the Embassy of Lithuania in Georgia according to the protocol No. 5 of 29th July 2019 has selected the following projects:
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Georgia makes an additional call to submit applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Georgia in 2019.
- Regional sustainable development (with the emphasis on strategic planning);
The sum of 6700 EUR will be allocated to the projects.
RSS Joint statement on so-called “presidential elections” in Abkhazia
Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States of America do not recognize the legitimacy of the so-called “presidential elections” held in Georgia’s Abkhazia region on March 22, 2020.
Joint Statement of Nordic-Baltic Foreign Ministers meeting on 16 March 2020
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The Foreign Ministers of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and the State Secretary of Norway discussed over the video conference today the response to the situation caused by the spread of COVID-19 corona virus.
Minister Linkevičius and the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State discussed bilateral cooperation
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On 11 March Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, had a meeting with Philip Thomas Reeker, the United States of America Assistant Secretary of State, where they discussed relevant issues of transatlantic cooperation and regional security including partner efforts in countering disinformation and attempts to rewrite history.
Vilnius hosted the Bucharest Nine meeting of ministers of foreign affairs
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On 10 March, on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Restoration of the Independence of Lithuania, Vilnius held the Bucharest Nine (B9) meeting of the foreign ministers of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary. Delegates from the United States of America and NATO attended the meeting as guests. Gitanas Nausėda, President of the Republic of Lithuania, greeted the participants in the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.
Lithuania officially opens its Embassy in United Arab Emirates
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On 8 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius visited Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, met with Ministers and officially opened the Lithuanian Embassy in the UAE.
Societies, having not overcome their traumas, pass them on to future generations: policy, history, arts and medical experts say
Having gathered in Vilnius on 5–6 March, experts in various fields appealed to the international community and urged it to provide traumatised societies with means to heal their wounds.
Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Regarding the Criminal Trial on the Case of Downing of Flight MH17
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Lithuania welcomes the start of the criminal trial on the 9th of March against the four suspects, who are facing criminal charges in the downing of Flight MH17 over the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine.
L. Linkevičius: Solidarity measures will contribute to strengthening of EU’s external borders
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On 6 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Extraordinary Meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Zagreb, Croatia. The meeting that was organized upon the request of Greece focused on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, the eruption of tensions along Greece's land border with Turkey, and a political solution to the Syrian crisis.
Vilnius to host Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Bucharest 9
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On 10 and 11 March, the Foreign Ministers of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Romania, Poland, Slovakia, and Bulgaria will take part in the Bucharest 9 meeting in Vilnius. The event will also be attended by special guests: the U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State and NATO’s Assistant Secretary General for Defense Policy and Planning.
L. Linkevičius urges to refrain from traveling to Moscow to mark victories of Russia’s military policy
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On 5 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the informal meeting of EU Foreign Affairs Ministers (Gymnich) in Zagreb, which focused on the EU’s common policy towards Russia.