European Foundation of Human Rights draws attention to the funding of minority media

In 2020 January 15th there was information published online that the Press, Radio and Television Sponsorship Foundation (hereafter – the Foundation) tendered allocation of 2020 state support for designing public information providers. As stated on the Foundation’s website, 439 applications were submitted for the competition. The amount requested for assistance from the Foundation was €…

EFHR met with researches to discuss national minority rights

On 12th March 2020, representatives of the European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) met with three researchers working on the situation of national minorities: Dr Timofey Agarin (Queen’s University, Belfast), director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict, Prof. Martin Klatt (University of Southern Denmark) and Patrick Utz (University of Edinburgh). They were…

EFHR team will be working remotely

The European Foundation of Human Rights team will be working remotely over the next two weeks in response to the situation of COVID-19. If you have any questions, please contact us via email (info@efhr.eu) or Facebook. You can find more information here.

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New volunteer joins European Solidarity Corps project in “Čiauškutis”

Last week, a new face has joined the team of volunteers at Vilnius’ special kindergarten “Čiauškutis”. Pascal Strum from Germany came to Lithuania for six and a half months. The volunteer will be joining the daycare center, where he will have the opportunity to observe therapeutic activities, assist daycare staff, and contribute to the development…

10 Cases of Hate Crime in Lithuania in 2019 submitted to ODIHR

A total of ten hate-driven incidents appeared in a report compiled by the European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) for the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). The list comprises key information about those hate crimes that were committed in Lithuania in 2019 and were reported in the public media. Due to…