Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1/22 Speeches and remarks Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0300 en Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on EU priorities for the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1702 <p>On March 12, 2014 at the EP Strasbourg plenary debate Leonidas Donskis on behalf of ALDE group speaks on EU priorities for the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The video record is available&nbsp;here.&nbsp;</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1702 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 Discussion "A Touch of Evil" http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1643 <p>In May 2013 Leonidas Donskis took part in the philosophy and music festival&nbsp;"HowTheLightGetsIn". Here is the video of one of the debates of the festival on the Devil in the lives of humans.&nbsp;</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1643 Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0200 Concert of Petras Geniusas at the European Parliament http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1633 <p style="text-align: justify;">On the eve of December 17, 2013, marking the end the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, on the invitation of MEP Leonidas Donskis, the renowned Lithuanian piano player Petras Geniusas gave the concert at the European Parliament in Brussels. He played the music of M. K. Ciurlionis, F. Liszt, F. Schubert and S. Prokofiev. Our special thanks to the music lover Randall Calvin for the video of the concert.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1633 Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 Leonidas Donskis on the Eastern Partnership Vilnius Summit http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1631 <p style="text-align: justify;">On December 10, 2013 at the EP Strasbourg plenary debate Leonidas Donskis speaks on the outcomes of the EU Eastern Partnership Vilnius Summit. The video record is available here.&nbsp;</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1631 Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0200 Discussion "The End of the University: Education and the Digital Revolution" http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1614 <p>In May 2013 Leonidas Donskis took part in the philosophy and music festival "HowTheLightGetsIn". Here is the video of one of the debates of the festival on the future of universities.&nbsp;</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1614 Fri, 08 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 Dialogue of prof. Z. Bauman and prof. L. Donskis http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1605 <p>On October 30, 2014, at Vytautas Magnus university prof. Zygmunt Bauman, one of the most prominent social thinkers and researchers of postmodernity, held a public lecture. During his lecture, the esteemed sociologist held a discussion with philosopher, Member of European Parliament, VMU Professor Leonidas Donskis.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1605 Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0200 Leonidas Donskis on local authorities and civil society in the EU development policy http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1567 <p>Brussels, September 16 2013. Leonidas Donskis speaks on local authorities and civil society in the EU development policy at the EP Development committee.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1567 Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on the Lithuanian Presidency in the field of the development policy http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1535 <p>Brussels, July 9 2013. Leonidas Donskis speaks on the priorities of the Lithuanian presidency in the field of the humanitarian aid and the development policy at the EP Development committee.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1535 Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on caste discrimination http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1534 <p>Brussels, July 8 2013. Leonidas Donskis speaks on caste discrimination at the EP Development committee.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1534 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis welcomes Lithuanian EU Council presidency http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1526 <p>On July 3 2013, Leonidas Donskis greets Lithuania and Europe after the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite presented the priorities of the Lithuanian EU Council presidency</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1526 Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on political prisoners in Russia http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1508 <p>EP Leonidas Donskis (ALDE) on the upcoming resolution on political prisoners in Russia (vote will take place on 13.06.2012 in The European Parliament in Strasbourg). In Russian.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1508 Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis address to Mikhail Khodorkovsky http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1497 <p>On the occasion of 50th anniversary of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and 10 years of his imprisonment MEP Leonidas Donskis sends him his video message of support.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1497 Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on the EU guidelines of freedom of religion or belief http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1490 <p style="text-align: justify;">Brussels, May 29 2013. Leonidas Donskis as ALDE shadow rapporteur presents his opinion on the recommendation to the Council on the draft EU guidelines on the promotion and protection of freedom of religion or belief at the Foreign Affairs committee.&nbsp;</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1490 Wed, 29 May 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on Human rights situation in Kazakhstan http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1431 <p style="text-align: justify;">On April 18 at the EP plenary session in Strasbourg Leonidas Donskis presents the position of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) on the topic of human rights situation in Kazakhstan.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1431 Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0300 Leonidas Donskis on post Millenium Development Goals framework http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1436 <p style="text-align: justify;">Brussels, March 19 2013. Leonidas Donskis presents his opinion on post-MDGs framework during the sitting of EP DEVE committee.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1436 Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 Leonidas Donskis on Tibet http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1399 <p>Brussels, November 5, 2012. Leonidas Donskis, the rapporteur of on the annual report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2011 and the European Union`s policy on the matter, presents the compromises for the draft of the report at the meeting of EP Human Rights subcommittee.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1399 Thu, 07 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0200 Leonidas Donskis message to NGOs of Kazakhstan http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1314 <p style="text-align: justify;">MEP Leonidas Donskis sends his support to civil society, independent media and NGOs of Kazakhstan, who have gathered to the conference in Almaty on December 13, 2012.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1314 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0200 Leonidas Donskis presents EP Annual Report on Human Rights http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1310 <p style="text-align: justify;">Strasbourg, December 12, 2012. L. Donskis, the the rapporteur of on the Annual report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2011 and the European Union`s policy on the matter, presents the report at the EP plenary in Strasbourg.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">English version can be found here.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1310 Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0200 L. Donskis invites to join worldwide campaign "One Billion Rising" http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1276 <p style="text-align: justify;">Leonidas Donskis invites everyone to join the worldwide campaign drawing attention to the problem of violence against woman - "One Billion Rising". On February 14, 2013 let`s rise against violence, which is experienced by every third woman in the world! More information on the campaign www.onebillionrising.org</p> <p>To watch the video in English, click here. <br /></p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1276 Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200 Leonidas Donskis presents the compromises for the draft of EP Annual Report on Human Rights http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1257 <p style="text-align: justify;">Brussels, November 5, 2012. Leonidas Donskis, the rapporteur of on the annual report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2011 and the European Union`s policy on the matter, presents the compromises for the draft of the report at the meeting of EP Human Rights subcommittee.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">English version can be found here.</p> Speeches and remarks http://www.donskis.lt/p/en/1/1_/1257 Mon, 05 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0200