The first newsletter of MEP Leonidas Donskis has already reached its readers. The newsletter reaching subscribers via e-mail will contain concentrated information on the MEP`s activities in Lithuania and the European Parliament, his creative, academic and public activities. The newsletter is published in Lithuanian language. (Suite...)
On 27 September, Leonidas Donskis, Member of the European Parliament, and adviser and chief of staff of his bureau Jurgita Choromanskytė participated in European Liberal Forum (ELF) conference "Human Rights in the European Union in the context of the War on Terror". Leonidas Donskis was among other MEPs, former experts of the United Nations and human right experts reading a report. (Suite...)
Well-known American political strategist, informally known as the architect of NATO`s eastern expansion Bruce Jackson held the second seminar in the European Parliament this year by an invitation of Leonidas Donskis. Mr. Jackson presented his insights on "The Eastern Partnership and The Problems of Europe’s East" in the crowded hall to the audience that included MEPs, the EU institutional experts and those who are interested in the EU Eastern Partnership Programme. (Suite...)
The second round of discussions this month was started on Monday in Strasbourg one week passed full and intense first plenary session of the European Parliament. Two plenary sessions take place in September so that MEPs would manage to discuss all the important issues that were anticipated prior to the August holidays and would respond to all significant events that occurred during the summer.
Economic relations and trade with Turkey (Suite...)
One of the world`s greatest social theorists and the most important twentieth century representative of postmodernism Professor Zygmunt Bauman is going to visit Lithuania. It is going to be professor`s first visit in the country. Professor will give two public lectures in Vilnius and Kaunas on 30th of September and 1st of October. (Suite...)
This week the political groups in the European Parliament each saw a presentation of candidates for the 2010 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Though. Leonidas Donskis, Member of the European Parliament`s Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, has suggested that this year`s Prize be awarded to human rights defenders working in North Korea. Nominees from this country have never so far received the Prize. (Suite...)