European Commission


ELECTIONS. Social Democrat Party programme highlights
2016 m. rugsėjo 29 d. 10:29
With the elections less than two weeks away the Lithuanian Free Market Institute looks at some of the key points of the Social Democrat Party’s electoral...
2017 budget planned with deficit of 0.6% of GDP
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 16:30
Lithuania's budget for 2017 is being planned with a small deficit that the European Commission is expected to approve if the country's new Labour Code and other...
Lithuania, another 11 EU countries call on Brussels to continue TTIP talks
2016 m. rugsėjo 15 d. 17:52
Lithuania and another 11 European countries have called on the European Commission to make...
Juncker address and its significance for Lithuania
2016 m. rugsėjo 15 d. 10:00
The President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker made the annual State of...
Lithuanian MEPs urged to put Belarusian nuclear plant on European agenda
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 09:39
The new nuclear power plant in Belarus may be launched one year later than originally...
Lithuanian government borrows €15m
2016 m. rugpjūčio 17 d. 08:24
EC to look into Lithuania's complaints over Belarusian nuclear plant
2016 m. rugpjūčio 4 d. 15:09
The European Commission is looking into the address filed by three Lithuanian ministers about the Belarusian nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets,...
Lithuania hands note to Belarus over nuclear plant, asks for EU involvement
2016 m. liepos 28 d. 17:03
Lithuania's government on Thursday handed a note to the Belarusian Embassy over the latest...
Poetry project in Vilnius commemorates 25 years of diplomatic relations between Lithania and EU member states
2016 m. liepos 28 d. 17:02
In August 2016, it will be 25 years ago that the 12 Member States of the then European...
Albinas Januška: Putin will win, EU will back down
2016 m. liepos 25 d. 07:00
Albinas Januška , Lithuanian politician, one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party , a signatory of the Lithuanian Independence Act and once the ultimate...
Opinion: EU's biggest fault lines exposed by Brexit
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 16:27
Britain’s historic decision to leave the European Union has exposed big fault lines inside...
Lithuanian TV watchdog lifts sanctions on pro-Russian broadcasts
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 14:42
Lithuania's media watchdog has cancelled restrictions on two Russian-language TV channels after signals from the European Commission that the sanctions may run...
Butkevicius invites Israeli scientists to use Lithuania’s ‘science valleys’
2016 m. birželio 28 d. 17:17
Lithuania is inviting Israel's scientists to use its integrated science, studies and business centres, or "science valleys" said Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius...
Lithuania’s prime minister blames EU institutions for Brexit vote
2016 m. birželio 24 d. 11:39
Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius said some of the blame for the vote to...
Britain votes to leave EU sparking global turmoil
2016 m. birželio 24 d. 11:15
Britain has voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52% to 48% leading British...
Stockholm arbitration ruling in Lithuania-Gazprom case 'not a total loss'
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 08:51
A four-year-long dispute between the Lithuanian government and Russia‘s gas company...
Kaunas and Klaipėda short-listed for 2022 European Capital of Culture
2016 m. birželio 22 d. 12:29
Kaunas and Klaipėda , Lithuania’s second and third biggest cities, respectively, have been shortlisted in the competition for the title of European Capital of...
Lithuania's new finance minister: Real estate and car taxes are coming sooner or later
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 15:40
Rasa Budbergytė , Lithuania’s former representative at the European Court of Auditors , has been appointed as the country’s new finance minister. To read this...
Rail Baltica gets €200m EU funding
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 10:38
The European Commission has approved €202 million in funding for the Rail Baltica...
300 protest Seimas Labour Code liberalization proposal  (1)
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 13:08
About 300 people organized by Lithuanian trade unions gathered to protest the new Labour...
EC to discipline France on posted workers wage regulation
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 11:22
The European Commission (EC) intends to send an official letter to France on Thursday, notifying the country about the initiation of an infringement procedure in...
Brexit 'challenge, not disaster', says Lithuanian EC commissioner
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 09:38
If the United Kingdom left the European Union (EU), it would present an enormous challenge, but would not be disastrous, says Lithuania's European Commissioner...
Lithuania joins call for EU visa-free travel for Georgia
2016 m. birželio 13 d. 09:03
Lithuania and four other countries of the European Union (EU) have signed a letter, urging...