On Wednesday, 9 November, the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA) organised a conference "Psychology - a contribution to EU policy making" at the occasion of the 30th anniversary of this organisation, which unites European national psychologists` associations. The decision to organise this event with European psychologists was made by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Group and three of its members: Leonidas Donskis, Nadja Hirsch (Germany) ir Vilja Savisaar Toomast (Estonia). (Suite...)
On Wednesday, November 9, MEP Leonidas Donskis, together with the Permanent Representations of Lithuania and Poland to the EU, organised the 100th birth anniversary event of Nobel Prize winner, poet and essayist Czeslaw Milosz in the European Parliament in Brussels.
For the third academic year in a row VšĮ „Atvira visuomenė ir jos draugai“ is organising L. Donskis’ and E. Gentvilas’ awards competition for best students. This academic year of 2011-2012 there are, as usual, four awards for Bachelor’s and Master’s level works. (Suite...)
In the last week of October MEPs gathered in Strasbourg and watched how EU leaders manage to adopt vital decisions concerning the financial crises in the old continent, and relaxed after hard work, discussing achieved results on Thursday. (Suite...)
Le Prix Sakharov pour la liberté de l`esprit 2011 du Parlement européen a été attribué à un groupe de cinq militants du printemps arabe en reconnaissance et soutien de leur combat en faveur de la liberté et des droits de l`homme. Il sera remis aux lauréats par le Président Jerzy Buzek lors d`une session solennelle du Parlement à Strasbourg, le 14 décembre. (Suite...)
Last Friday all of Leonidas Donskis` meetings were more or less related to law. Before noon he welcomed the congress of district court judges in Kaunas. In the evening he attended a discussion with a companion of lawyer Sergei Magnitski who died in a Russian prison, and gave a public lecture about the exclusive Lithuanian political thinker, lawyer and dissident Aleksandras Stromas.