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2020 02 13
Officials discussed the hate crime situation in Vilnius

A round table discussion took place in Vilnius on the 11th of February 2020. During the meeting, police officers and prosecutors met with members of communities vulnerable to hate crime living in Vilnius and non-governmental organizations representing them.

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2020 01 30
Important message for UK nationals and their family members

Following the entry into force of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement, the status of UK nationals and their family members will remain unchanged and they will continue to enjoy free movement within the EU until the end of the transitional period (31 December 2020).  

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2020 01 28
MIA recommendations on how to prosecute hate crimes

Criminal act motivated by hatred and/or bias towards a group or a person based on age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, nationality, language, origin, social status, religion, beliefs or views significantly threatens democratic values, public security and the existence of a pluralistic society.

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2020 01 26
EU Home Affairs ministers met to discuss migration challenges and protection of the common European space

Minister of the Interior Rita Tamašunienė attended an informal meeting of the European Union (EU) Justice and Home Affairs Ministers in Zagreb (Croatia).

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2020 01 13
MI study: communities vulnerable to experiencing hate crimes interviewed

The study, commissioned by the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, evaluated manifestations of hate crimes experienced by vulnerable communities in Lithuania and identified potential methods for prevention of hate crimes.  

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2019 10 31
Qualitative study of the vulnerable groups in Lithuania presented at the Ministry of Interior

The results of a qualitative study of the vulnerable groups in Lithuania were presented during an event at the Ministry of Interior on the 29th of October. Various organisations from both the public and the private sector participated in the event. 

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2019 10 08
R. Tamasuniene highlights hybrid threats during the meeting of the European Union Justice and Home Affairs Council

The Minister of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, Rita Tamasuniene, has been attending the meeting of the European Union Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council on the 7-8 October in Luxembourg. The main questions discussed in the meeting have been internal security and migration issues.

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2019 09 30
National Exercises to begin in Lithuania - warning sirens will sound

Sirens will be tested in Lithuania on Tuesday (October 1) morning from 10:15 till 10:18 a.m. A test of the public warning and information system will take place for 18 minutes. Normally, this alert system is tested twice a year, but this year it is also a part of state-level functional exercises.    

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2019 09 26
Training on combating hate crime more effectively is continued

The Ministry of the Interior is implementing a project "Strengthening response to hate crime and hate speech in Lithuania" and continue the joint training for police officers, prosecutors and judges.

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2019 08 21
A new minister of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania – Mrs. Rita Tamašunienė appointed

Today Mrs. Rita Tamašunienė has been appointed as a new minister of the Interior. Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis congratulated the new Minister and wished her to seek effective results, constructive collaboration and make the most favorable work conditions for employees in the Ministry.  

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2019 07 19
Lithuania and Latvia signed an agreement on state border maintenance

During the informal meeting of the European Union (EU) Justice and Home Affairs Ministers in Helsinki, Lithuanian and Latvian Ministers of the Interior Eimutis Misiūnas and Sandis Girgens (Ģirģens) signed an agreement between the governments of both countries on the Lithuanian and Latvian border maintenance and  activities of border delegates.

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2019 06 19
Improving skills on combating hate crime more effectively

With the aim of strengthening the ability to recognize hate crimes and hate speech as well as to ensure effective investigation, prosecution and adequate punishment, the Ministry of the Interior has launched a joint training for police officers, prosecutors and judges.  

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