Archive for March, 2015

Project ‘’Educating Active Citizenship through Simulation Games’’

Project ‘’Educating Active Citizenship through Simulation Games’’

Posted on March 30, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The European Foundation of Human Rights is participating in the project ‘’Educating Active Citizenship through Simulation Games’’. Young leaders from France, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Spain and Turkey will be able to participate in the seven-day training course. The training will take place from May 22-29 in Poland (Zamość). The accommodation for participants will be free and travel costs will be reimbursed. EFHR is happy to send two young leaders from Lithuania. Established in 2002, Zamojskie Voluntary Service Association coordinates this project and invites young...
EFHR is looking for a lawyer

EFHR is looking for a lawyer

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) is looking for new lawyer (full-time/part-time job). The offer is addressed to people interested in human rights as well as the rights of national minorities. We offer: • creative and interesting job; • possibility to work in an international environment; • possibility to use foreign languages at work; • continuous development thanks to participating in national and international training courses, conferences, internships, and workshops. Requirements: • university degree (at least Bachelor of Law); • good knowledge of Lithuanian and...
Parental responsibility for the actions of underage children in cyberspace

Parental responsibility for the actions of underage children in cyberspace

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
These days, the internet is not only a source of information. It is also a space for work or making friends and keeping in touch with friends, family and contacts. However, besides all of these benefits, the dangers the Internet brings should also be mentioned. Using the Internet one may feel anonymous, which very often leads to lack of control over one’s emotions and sometimes the outpouring of one’s anger at other people. As practice shows, this leads to slander, offending other people and incitement to hatred. Despite the fact that by monitoring cyberspace it is possible to find and...
The youth against racism - together in diversity!

The youth against racism – together in diversity!

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
On the 20th of March, at Vincas Kudirka square in Vilnius, an event was held as part of The European Week Against Racism organized by the European Foundation of Human Rights. The participants of the event had the possibility of taking part in many interesting games connected with promoting diversity. Everyone could pose for a photo in a specially prepared frame (with slogans like “I’m tolerant”, “I look at a person, not a colour”, “Do not judge by what you see” etc. displayed). Moreover, a less than conventional “Free Hugs Campaign”...
European Day of Action Against Racism at M. Romerio University

European Day of Action Against Racism at M. Romerio University

Posted on March 19, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
On 18th of March representatives of Amnesty International (AI), the International Student Association (ISA) of Mykolas Romeris University and the European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) co-organized a conference to honour the European Week of Action Against Racism. EFHR is happy to announce that the European Day of Action Against Racism at Mykolas Romeris University was a great success. During the conference participants learned about the activities of AI and EFHR in Vilnius. Representatives of these foundations gave an insight into the human rights situation in Lithuania. Moreover we...
European Action Week Against Racism – join us!

European Action Week Against Racism – join us!

Posted on March 17, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
Every year from 14th-22nd March the European Action Week Against Racism takes place. This is organized by inter-governmental organization UNITED in cooperation with other inter-governmental organizations, community organizations, schools and local communities. UNITED promotes many methods of participation in the European community and recommends those interested to find out more by visiting the website WeekAgainstRacism.eu. Here you will find details of previous campaigns, and you can get inspired and join the campaign. The main aim of the event is to fight against racism in the wider...
EFHR is looking for a lawyer

EFHR is looking for a lawyer

Posted on March 10, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The European Foundation of Human Rights is looking for a new lawyer. The offer is addressed to people interested in human rights as well as the rights of national minorities. We offer: o a creative and interesting job; o the possibility to work in an international environment; o the possibility to use foreign languages at work; o continuous development thanks to participating in national and international training courses, conferences, internships, and workshops. Requirements: o university degree (at least Bachelor of Law); o minimum of a year of experience as a lawyer; o analytical...
Election Tourism in Lithuania

Election Tourism in Lithuania

Posted on March 04, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
In all countries, the days leading up to elections are filled with exceptional tension and stress, as all of the candidates who have made it to the last leg are determined to make it to the final hurdle and win the race. In the second part of February the Lithuanian media reported information, following the controversial changes to the constituency boundaries, concerning the upcoming municipal elections. Journalists became interested in news about mass changes to registration in different areas of the country, which according to the State Election Commission and the head of state may...
EFHR is looking for a new employee – Project Coordinator

EFHR is looking for a new employee – Project Coordinator

Posted on March 02, 2015 by Krystyna Wojciukiewicz
The European Foundation of Human Rights is looking for a new employee for the position of Project Coordinator. The offer is addressed to people interested in human rights and the rights of national minorities. We are looking for an ambitious person, someone who is eager to learn and improve themselves. A strong knowledge of law and accountancy will be seen as an additional asset. We offer: a creative, interesting job; the possibility to work in an international environment; the possibility to use foreign languages at work; continuous development by participating in national and...