President of the Republic of Lithuania

Lithuania supported U. N. reform
Lithuania joined political declaration on reforming the United Nations, drafted on the initiative of U.S. President Donald Trump. President Dalia Grybauskaitė representing Lithuania at the General Assembly of the United Nations underscored that U.N. reform was unavoidable and necessary.
Directly to the UN Secretary-General – about “Zapad 2017” challenges
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York and directly informed him about Russia‘s actions at the border with Lithuania, security situation in the region and threats posed to the people all over the world by aggressive military exercise “Zapad”.
Viable relations with Israel are beneficial for Lithuania
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Speaker of Israeli Parliament (the Knesset) Yuli-Yoel Edelstein. Bilateral relations, Israel’s cooperation with the European Union, security situation and geopolitical tension provoked by Russia as well as the Middle East peace process were discussed at the meeting.
The European Court of Human Rights enhances the basis for peace and security in Europe
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos-Alexander Sicilianos and ECHR judge Egidijus Kūris. Enhancing human rights protection, challenges posed to the rule of law and cooperation with the ECHR were discussed at the meeting.
New challenges – faced by the rule of law
President Dalia Grybauskaitė opened the fourth Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice "the Rule of Law and Constitutional Justice in the Modern World”. The first ever event on this scale in Europe is attended by over 300 experts of constitutional law from 90 countries of the world.
Maltesers: integral part of safe Lithuania
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the Sovereign Order of Malta’s Grand Chancellor Albrecht Freiherr von Boeselager and Grand Hospitaller Dominique Prince de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel to discuss cooperation between Lithuania and the Order in providing social and humanitarian support.

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Lithuania supported U. N. reform

2017-09-19

Lithuania joined political declaration on reforming the United Nations, drafted on the initiative of U.S. President Donald Trump. President Dalia Grybauskaitė representing Lithuania at the General Assembly of the United Nations underscored that U.N. reform was unavoidable and necessary. According to the President, the largest international organization established after World War II in 1945 operates in an outdated fashion, fails to meet the challenges of the time and address global problems in a timely and effective manner.

Directly to the UN Secretary-General – about “Zapad 2017” challenges

2017-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations in New York and...

The President will bring world’s attention to the security of our region

2017-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė has left for the General Assembly of the United Nations where she will directly inform world leaders about the security situation at Lithuania’s border and in the region as well as about aggressive scenarios practiced at the offensive military exercise “Zapad”. The Presidents of all countries in the region, which experience direct threat by “Zapad”, i.e. Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Ukraine, will attend the UN General Assembly. According to the President, it is paramount to warn the international community in a loud and clear voice about the dangers posed to the region: we will be...

The President congratulated Chile on Independence Day anniversary

2017-09-18

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Michelle Bachelet of the Republic of Chile on Independence Day and wished every success and prosperity to all citizens of Chile. According to Dalia Grybauskaitė, shared values and approach towards topical issues of the global agenda predetermined deepening bilateral dialogue and successful cooperation in international organizations between Lithuania and Chile. The President stated that joint efforts to promote the inclusion of women into political, social and economic processes and the...

The President congratulated Mexico on Independence Day

2017-09-16

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations on behalf of the Lithuanian people and on her own behalf to President Enrique Peña Nieto of the United Mexican States on the occasion of Independence Day. “Allow me to take this opportunity and wish that our common values and goals, our aim to engage in joint development of beneficial economic relations, enhance security and prosperity of our states continue to promote our cooperation at bilateral level as well as at the level with the European Union,” the President wrote in her message of congratulations.

In the meeting between the President and the German Ambassador - focus on the Act of February 16 handover

2017-09-15

President Dalia Grybauskaitė received letters of credence from Angelika Viets, Ambassador of the German Federal...

The President presented letters of credence to Jonas Paslauskas, Lithuanian Ambassador to Norway

2017-09-13

President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented letters of credence to Jonas Paslauskas, Lithuanian Ambassador to the Kingdom...

Viable relations with Israel are beneficial for Lithuania

2017-09-13

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Speaker of Israeli Parliament (the Knesset) Yuli-Yoel Edelstein. Bilateral...

The European Court of Human Rights enhances the basis for peace and security in Europe

2017-09-12

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Vice-President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos-Alexander...

New challenges – faced by the rule of law

2017-09-12

President Dalia Grybauskaitė opened the fourth Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice "the Rule...

The President congratulated Brazil on independence anniversary

2017-09-07

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President Michel Temer and the Brazilian people as they celebrate the 195th anniversary of national independence. With the European Union and South American nations set on strengthening their economic ties, the President underlined that bilateral cooperation between Lithuania and Brazil, especially in trade, investment and innovation, would grow and expand. "I firmly believe that the ongoing joint business and tourism projects as well as academic and inter-societal exchanges will consolidate the bonds of friendship that exist between our people,...

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