Valdas Adamkus EN

Valdas Adamkus EN

Valdas Adamkus (born Voldemaras Adamkavičius; 3 November 1926) is a Lithuanian politician. He was the President of Lithuania from 1998 to 2003 and again from 2004 to 2009.

Lithuanian higher education system needs drastic reforms, say academics

Many believe Lithuania has too many universities, and some are beginning to address this problem by downsizing or merging. To read this article, try a...

Political leaders and commentators react to president's State of the Nation address

In her annual address on Thursday, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė did not put the blame for the country's problems solely on the government and...

Wave of refugees 'cannot be rejected or trusted'

Former Lithuanian president Valdas Adamkus has expressed strong opinions about the refugee crisis affecting Europe, saying that the wave of immigrants...

Lithuanian government must halt Belarus nuclear plant, say former heads of state

Two former Lithuanian leaders – ex-president Valdas Adamkus and the country's first post-independence leader Vytautas Landsbergis – have urged the...

Hints that Polish-Lithuanian relations may improve from Polish president Andrzej Duda (6)

When former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus read a report at a conference in Warsaw last week called Sovereignty, Solidarity and Security: Lech...