This Thursday, the 14th of October International Organization "Global Initiative on Psychiatry" held a conference "Mental Heath as an Integral Part of European Development Assistance" in the European Parliament. The conference was held in the European Parliament under invitation of the MEP Leonidas Donskis. (Read more...)
Contest for Professor Leonidas Donskis and Dr. Eugenijus Gentvilas, co-founders of VšĮ "Atvira visuomenė ir jos draugai" (translation - open society and its friends), prizes has been announced for students who will defend best bachelor and master`s thesis in the academic year 2010-2011. This year nominees will receive two prizes for bachelor and two prizes for master`s thesis like the year before.
During its first year of existence the contest that encouraged students to explore both theoretical and practical context has received almost twenty bachelor and masters thesis with recommendations of thesis defence committees from five different Lithuanian universities. Four students from Vilnius, Kaunas and Vytautas Magnus universities were awarded - two for best bachelor and two for best master`s thesis. (Read more...)
Although plenary sessions of the European Parliament usually take place in Strasbourg once a month, MEPs also meet up in Brussels for plenary sessions few times a year. As Strasbourg sessions are not sufficient for discussions and voting on all arising issues additional part-sessions are held in Brussels few times a year. (Read more...)
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. (Read more...)
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. (Read more...)
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. (Read more...)