President of the Republic of Lithuania
Speech by President Gitanas Nausėda at the video conference "Strengthening Lithuanian science and innovation policies for the implementation of Horizon Europe“
Dear Madam Commissioner, Ministers, Professors, Business Representatives, It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to this video conference dedicated to shaping the research and innovation policies of Lithuania and the European Union. I have initiated this discussion for several reasons. First, we need a breakthrough. For more than two decades now all political parties in Lithuania have been declaring the importance of making research and innovation a top priority.
The President and the World Lithuanian Community discussed the education of Lithuanians abroad
President Gitanas Nausėda held a conference call with members of the board of the World Lithuanian Community and the World Lithuanian Youth Association. During the conversation diaspora’s topical issues were discussed as countries struggle to deal with the consequences of the crisis caused by the pandemic.
The President encouraged Armenia to share its nuclear safety experience with Belarus
President Gitanas Nausėda held a conference call with Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan to discuss the agenda of EU Eastern Partnership, progress of reforms, dynamics of the spread of the coronavirus and the plan to tackle the social and economic consequences of the pandemic.
The Presidents of the Baltic States: we firmly reject attempts to divide Europe into spheres of influence
On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Presidents of the Baltic States Gitanas Nausėda, Egils Levits and Kersti Kaljulaid signed a joint statement where they paid tribute to all victims of World War II and urged the world leaders to reject efforts to rewrite history.
The President: we cannot forget the Eastern Partnership countries as we support the Euro-Atlantic integration of the Western Balkans
President Gitanas Nausėda took part at the video conference of leaders of the European Union and the Western Balkan countries. The video conference was arranged instead of the summit scheduled for May 7 in Zagreb. The leaders discussed priorities and prospects in relations between the European Union and the Western Balkans as well as EU measures to help the Western Balkans implement reforms and Community support programs to combat the effects of the coronavirus crisis.
Speech by President Gitanas Nausėda at the video conference "Strengthening Lithuanian science and innovation policies for the implementation of Horizon Europe“
Speech by President Gitanas Nausėda at the video conference "Strengthening Lithuanian science and innovation policies for the implementation of Horizon Europe“
The President and the World Lithuanian Community discussed the education of Lithuanians abroad
The President and the World Lithuanian Community discussed the education of Lithuanians abroad
The President encouraged Armenia to share its nuclear safety experience with Belarus
The President encouraged Armenia to share its nuclear safety experience with Belarus
The Presidents of the Baltic States: we firmly reject attempts to divide Europe into spheres of influence
The Presidents of the Baltic States: we firmly reject attempts to divide Europe into spheres of influence
The President: we cannot forget the Eastern Partnership countries as we support the Euro-Atlantic integration of the Western Balkans
The President: we cannot forget the Eastern Partnership countries as we support the Euro-Atlantic integration of the Western Balkans

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The President says a new approach in science and innovation policy is needed

2020-05-28

On May 28, at the initiative of President Gitanas Nausėdos a high-level video conference was held “Strengthening Lithuanian science and innovation policies for the implementation of Horizon Europe”. The event discussed the EU and Lithuanian science and innovation policies, the experience of Lithuanian science and business participation in the EU programs, as well as recommendations based on the insights of Lithuanian experts for possible policy decisions to change the current science and innovation policy.

Speech by President Gitanas Nausėda at the video conference "Strengthening Lithuanian science and innovation policies for the implementation of Horizon Europe“

2020-05-28

Dear Madam Commissioner, Ministers, Professors, Business Representatives, It is a great pleasure to...

The President extended congratulations to Ethiopia on its national day

2020-05-28

On behalf of the people of Lithuania, President Gitanas Nausėda extended sincere congratulations to President Sahle-Work Zewde of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on national day. “We support the Government and the people of Ethiopia on the path of reforms and democracy. We value Ethiopia’s regional peace efforts. This year is very important for the development of relations between the European Union and Ethiopia. I strongly hope that the scheduled EU-Africa Summit will give a fresh impetus for building up EU ties with African countries in the spirit of equal partnership”, said the President in...

The President congratulated Azerbaijan on the Republic Day

2020-05-28

On behalf of the people of Lithuania, President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to President Ilham Alijev of Azerbaijan on the 102nd anniversary of the Republic Day. The President emphasized an increasingly strong relationship between Lithuania and Azerbaijan. “Lithuania sees the relationship between Azerbaijan and the European Union as very significant. The finalizing of the EU-Azerbaijan negotiations on a new comprehensive agreement would serve as an adequate step towards enhancing these ties. Lithuania is ready to support Azerbaijan’s more active dialogue with the European Union and to...

The King of Spain thanked the President for solidarity

2020-05-26

King Felipe VI of Spain thanked President Gitanas Nausėda for the gesture of solidarity with Spain. In his letter...

The President congratulated Georgia on the 102nd anniversary of independence

2020-05-26

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to President Salome Zourabichvili on the 102nd anniversary of the independence of Georgia. According to the President, the two nations are bound by ties of true friendship and shared values: love of freedom and fights for independence. Lithuania has always been and will continue to be a staunch supporter of the independence, territorial integrity and Euroatlantic integration of Georgia.

The President congratulated Argentina on national day

2020-05-25

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to the President of the Argentine Republic, Alberto Fernández, on May Revolution Day. According to the President, Lithuania and Argentina are connected by strong historical links, successful bilateral relationship, mutual support and assistance in international organizations as well as cooperation within the EU-Mercosur framework. He underlined that Lithuania was ready to deepen and expand contacts – developed in the spirit of friendship and respect – between the two countries and their people.

The President congratulated Jordan on independence anniversary

2020-05-25

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to His Majesty King of the Hashemite Kingdom Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein and all the people of Jordan on the 74th independence anniversary.

The President agreed on ambitious goals of the Eastern and Southern Partnership

2020-05-22

President Gitanas Nausėda had a telephone call with President Borut Pahor of Slovenia to discuss bilateral...

The President encourages to use the opportunity to set a new perspective for the Eastern Partnership policy

2020-05-18

President Gitanas Nausėda had telephone conversation with President of the European Council Charles Michel. The conversation focused on the implementation of the Eastern Partnership initiative, safety issues of the Ostavets nuclear power plant (NPP) as well as negotiations on the multiannual financial framework and the European Recovery Fund.   

The President congratulated Norway on Constitution Day

2020-05-16

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to King Harald V of Norway on national holiday – Constitution Day. The President expressed delight over close bilateral relations and mutual understanding within multilateral formats between Lithuania and Norway. We are grateful for Norway’s commitment to strengthen Lithuania’s security and defendability.

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Video conference "Strengthening Lithuanian science and innovation policies for the implementation of Horizon Europe“ (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a. 3)

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The President participates in the “Thank you to the teacher - give five!”campaign (Cathedral Square, Vilnius)

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