Petition against the new Education Act which discriminates against national minorities in Lithuania

European Parliament Comittee on Petitions The Secretariat Rue Wiertz B – 1047 Bruxellles Vice-president and Commissioner Ms. Viviane Reding European Commission DG Justice B-1049 Brussels We demand that immediate steps be taken against the new Education Act passed on March 17th 2011 by the Lithuanian Parliament (Lietuvos Respublikos Švietimo Įstatymo Pakeitimo Įstatymas 2011 m. kovo…


European Foundation of Human Rights declared full support for Mr. Snarski’s initiative

The European Foundation of Human Rights expressed its full appreciation for an initiative of assistant lecturer at the Department of Criminal Material and Executive Law and Judicial Psychiatry at the University of Gdańsk – Mr. Tomasz Snarski, who has submitted at March 31, 2011 a petition to the European Parliament, which tittle was “Lingual rights…


European Foundation of Human Rights sends 3 more petitions to Brussels

On Wednesday, September 28th, EFHR sent 3 petitions to the following European institutions: European Parliament and European Commission. The petitions were against: Processing of personal data revealing ethnic origin Educational Law, which discriminates against minorities in Lithuania Limiting the rights of the Polish minority in Lithuania (support of the complaint of Tomasz Snarski) (full text…


Everyday Europe competition

The European Foundation of Human Rights would like to invite everybody to take part in a creative competition entitled Everyday Europe, which starts as of Monday, 3rd October. The main prize is a light, energy-saving, 13-inch notebook as well as MP3, MP4 players, board games outstanding books and many more.


Art & Craft 2012

It’s the second time that Social Thought Club Initiatives has organised International Art&Craft Workshops funded within the framework of Grundtvig programme. The initiative aims at giving adults an opportunity to participate in workshops organised in other European countries within the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP).


The ongoing weekend training courses of the EFHR

Today and tomorrow (22 and 23 October), in the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius are held trainings in human rights addressed to teachers, journalists, lawyers, politicians and all other people interested in these issues. Here are some photos from the meeting that took place on Saturday. To be continued… 🙂 Tomorrow (Sunday) we invite…


Summary of the October training courses conducted by the Foundation

Last weekend, at the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius free training courses on human rights were organized by the European Foundation of Human Rights, attended not only by teachers, lawyers, politicians and journalists, but also by many other people interested in the theme.


Scholarships and financial help for youth and training programme for teachers.

  European Foundation of Human Rights is pleased to announce interesting programs which can offer scholarships and financial help for youth and training programs for teachers. In the text you will find short characteristics with all details and contact data. Also, we would like to invite you to attend our website where you can…


Europe in every day

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…


Lecture series on human rights

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…


The court rescinded the Inspector‘s penalty for

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 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…