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2016 12 20
Minister of the Interior and Ambassador of Israel Discussed Bilateral Cooperation in the Area of Law Enforcement

Minister of the Interior Eimutis Misiūnas today met the Ambassador Extradordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Lithuania Amir Maimon and discussed cooperation of the countries in the area of law enforcement.

2016 12 14
Minister E. Misiūnas started his work at the Ministry of the Interior

On Tuesday, during the plenary sitting of the Seimas, together with other members of the new government, Minister of the Interior Eimutis Misiunas, having replaced Tomas Žilinskas in this position, swore in and officially took office.

2016 12 07
Minister T. Žilinskas met with the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe N. Muižnieks

Today the delegation headed by the Council of Europe (COE) Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks visited the Ministry of the Interior. During the meeting with the ending his term Minister of the Interior Tomas Žilinskas, implementation of Lithuania's international obligations in the fight against domestic ...

2016 11 25
The Efforts and Common Challenges of the Baltic Sea Region States in the Fight against Organized Crime Were Discussed

On November 24–25, Chancellor of the Ministry of the Interior Affairs (MoI) Algirdas Stončaitis together with the representatives of police and the State Border Guard Service under MoI participated in the meeting of the Baltic Sea Task Force on Organized Crime (BSTF) which took place in Moscow.

2016 11 25
High Level Migration Officials Met in Vilnius

November 24–25, in Vilnius, the meeting of high level officials of the Prague Process took place. Participants of the meeting – representatives of the EU and non-EU countries, the European Commission, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees office, the International Migration Policy Development Centre – summarized the results of the Prague Process activity in 2012–2016 and discussed the ...

2016 11 24
Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Moldova appreciates Lithuania as a trustful ally and partner

On their reciprocal visit to Vilnius, the leadership of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Moldova were interested to learn about the management of Lithuanian internal affairs divisions and improving the effectiveness of their work, as well as the practice of the Emergency Response Centre, preparedness ...

2016 11 18
Lithuania Approves Establishment of European Travel Information and Authorisation System – Minister of the Interior T. Žilinskas

European Union Justice and Home Affairs Council, which had meeting on Friday in Brussels (Belgium), was presented the European Commission's proposal to establish a European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS).

2016 10 13
Council of the European Union – proposals on voluntary nature of resettlement of refugees

During the European Union (EU) Council meeting in Luxembourg on Thursday the EU ministers of the interior and justice discussed prospects of the resettlement of refugees from third countries.

2016 10 11
The Minister and the Chinese Ambassador Discussed Cooperation in the Area of Law Enforcement

During his visit at the Ministry of the Interior, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China Wei Ruixing discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation with the Minister Tomas Žilinskas.

2016 10 07
Baltic ministers discussed regional development and local self-governance policies

Lithuanian Minister of the Interior Tomas Žilinskas, Latvian Minister of Environmental Protection and Regional Development Kaspars Gerhards and Estonian Minister of Public Administration Arto Aas discussed regional development and local self-governance issues.

2016 09 12
In Tallinn – the First Meeting of Baltic Ministers of the Interior and US Homeland Security officials

On Monday in Tallinn (Estonia), ministers of the interior of the three Baltic countries Tomas Žilinskas, Rihards Kozlovskis Hanno Pevkur and the representatives of the United States Department of Homeland Security discussed the issues of strengthening European Union external border.

2016 09 09
Cooperation in the Fight against Human Trafficking Was Discussed with the US Representatives

Today the new United States of America (USA) Embassy’s in Lithuania adviser on political and economic issues Edward Janis visited the Ministry of the Interior (MoI). The aim of the visit – to discuss the situation of human trafficking and anti-human trafficking measures carried out in Lithuania.

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