Archive for December, 2011

Competition of Janowicz brothers "My Vilnius. Generational Conversations"

Competition of Janowicz brothers “My Vilnius. Generational Conversations”

Posted on December 30, 2011 by admin
European Foundation of Human Rights invites to participate in the artistic competition of Janowicz brothers “My Vilnius. Generational Conversations”. The aim of the competition is to show the bonds that unites Poles and Lithuanians in the generations’ conversations. To win is 15 thousand zlotys. Competition of Janowicz brothers “My Vilnius. Generational Conversations” is a personal initiative of Jan and Leon Janowicz family. In Poles mind and artistic activity who brought up in Vilnius, Lithuania always stayed as a unique and magical place. The initiators and...
The court rescinded the Inspector‘s penalty for Wilnoteka.lt

The court rescinded the Inspector‘s penalty for Wilnoteka.lt

Posted on December 23, 2011 by admin
December 22, 2011. The Vilnius County Administrative Court revoked the penalty of an admonition imposed by the Inspector of Journalistic Ethics on a web portal Wilnoteka.lt for publishing the article “In defence of Polish schools in Lithuania”. The complaint about Wilnoteka was lodged by Kazimieras Garšva, the president of “Vilnija” association, who accused the web portal of misleading society about the actual state of Polish education in Lithuania and stirring up the national feuds. In the article Wilnoteka published the open letter and the petition submitted to Lithuanian and...
European Foundation of Human Rights is satisfied with the verdict of Tuwim’s case

European Foundation of Human Rights is satisfied with the verdict of Tuwim’s case

Posted on December 23, 2011 by admin
photo from: http://wikipedia.org European Foundation of Human Rights accepted the verdict of theVilnius Local Administrative Court’s from 22nd November 2011 concerning the decision of the Vilnius Regional Council Committee to name of one of the streets in the region with Julian Tuwim’s name. ...
Lecture series on human rights

Lecture series on human rights

Posted on December 13, 2011 by admin
foto: EFHR This month, EFHR organises a series of lectures on human rights, whose main recipients are students from Polish secondary schools. Lectures have already been given at the junior high school under the name of John Paul II in Vilnius, school under the name of S. Moniuszko in Kowalczuki, trocki secondary school, school under the name of J.I. Kraszewski in Vilnius, as well as the junior high school under the name of R. Kalinowski in Niemież. Tomorrow, on 14th...
The awards have been handed out!

The awards have been handed out!

Posted on December 13, 2011 by admin
„Europe is not only a continent“ the participants of the „Europe everyday“ contest, which was organized by the European Human Rights Foundation, tried to convince. On December 11th in the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius the final ceremony of the contest „Europe everyday“ took place and the international Human Rights Day was commemorated. Over 450 guests arrived to the ceremony. The atmosphere among the guests was festive and full of curiosity who is going to win.  The most interesting thing for the youngest guests was the exhibition of the entry works, which was lively...

“NO” to the names, “YES” to the companies.

Posted on December 05, 2011 by admin
Last week EFPCz sent to the State Language Inspectorate a letter, which contains a list of companies whose names, according to the Foundation, are inconsistent with a number of legal standards existing in Lithuania, including in particular the Constitution of RL. These are among others Teletower, Ademax,Aqua Express, KVWC LX ir Imon T. Norkausprojektavimo (Lithuanian companies) and Alpiq Energija Lietuva, Maxima, Swedbank, IFOSanitär, Rockwool (foreign companies). In its letter the Foundation highlights violation of many laws, resulting from using in...

Europe in every day

Posted on December 03, 2011 by admin
Praca grupy “Pszczółki”, Przedszkole w Miednikach The contest titled Europe in every day of live organized by European Foundation of Human rights is almost over. Foundation is very pleased with so big interest of the contest among youths and especially among first graders. We received over 120 artworks from schools in Vilnius and Vilnius and Šalčininkai region. Creativity and imaginativeness of the contestants made us amazement, artworks had different forms beginning form drawings, collage, films, pictures essays, dairies and finishing at poems, comics. A Commission who is...