Estonian Embassy in Vilnius :: News & Events http://www.estemb.lt/eng en-us http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss WiseCMS 2.0 hille.lepp@vm.ee hille.lepp@vm.ee Estonian Film Days in Užupis http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1188 Estonian Film Days in Užupis invite you to see four Estonian films this autumn. All films are screened in Estonian with English subtitles on Fridays at 18:30 (Užupis Cafe, Užupio g. 2, Vilnius). Entrance is free.<br><br><font class="alampealkiri1">Film Days Programme: </font><br><br>10/11/2017 Disko ja tuumasõda (2009) Dir. J. Kilmi<br>17/11/2017 Eestlanna Pariisis (2012) Dir. I. Raag<br>24/11/2017 Polaarpoiss (2016) Dir. A. Aun<br>01/12/2017 Nõukogude hipid (2017) Dir. T. Toomistu <br> <div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/081/estu_kino_dienos_uz_2017-bendras.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/081/t_estu_kino_dienos_uz_2017-bendras.jpg" /></a></div> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:03:17 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1188 Estonian-Lithuanian band Heavy Beauty to perform at Vilnius City Fiesta http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1182 <p align="justify">Estonian-Lithuanian band Heavy Beauty will be performing at Vilnius City Fiesta on September 2nd, 15:00 at Veiksmai stage near Vincas Kudirka Square. <br></p><p align="justify">Heavy rock sound and jazz improvisation meet in the music of Heavy Beauty. Rarely used bass saxophone is the centre of the group, its sound range can vary from sensible beauty to raw violence. Lithuanian saxophonist Liudas Mockūnas and Estonian guitarist Jaak Sooäär are among the most internationally active jazz musicians of the Baltics. They met in late 90s in Copenhagen, where they studied together at the Rhythmic Conservatory. In Heavy Beauty they are joined by well-known Estonian rock musicians bassist Henno Kelp and drummer Tanel Ruben. The quartet released its debut album “Propaganda” (AVA Muusika) in 2016.</p><p align="justify"><a href="https://www.ev100.ee/en/heavy-beauty-concert-vilnius-city-fiesta">https://www.ev100.ee/en/heavy-beauty-concert-vilnius-city-fiesta</a></p> Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:44:56 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1182 Estonia takes over the Chairmanship of Baltic Cooperation http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1167 <div align="justify">Starting from today, Estonia is the Chairman of the Baltic Cooperation for the next 12 months. The chairing country coordinates cooperation of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the Baltic Council of Ministers and the Baltic Assembly.<br><br>“Estonia will concentrate primarily on intensifying security and defence cooperation, and developing regional energy market and transport connections,” Foreign Minister Sven Mikser introduced the aims of Baltic Cooperation this year.<br><br>“In the current security situation it is very important that the Baltic states work together to increase their security and economic well-being,” Mikser emphasised. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are good friends who have a lot of experience to share with each other, and close cooperation will only help strengthen these relations,” the minister added.<br><br>Chairmanship of the Baltic Cooperation rotates once a year at the beginning of each calendar year. The tasks of the chairing country include coordinating the cooperation of the three countries’ governments as well as their parliaments.<br><br>The first steps to establish this kind of cooperation were taken already in the 1920s, after all three countries had become independent. Perhaps the proudest moment of the Baltic states’ united efforts came in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when in fight to regain independence, the Baltic Way, organised on 23 August 1989, gained worldwide attention. Soon following the re-independence, fora for intergovernmental and parliamentary cooperation were created for developing trilateral cooperation.<br></div> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 09:40:21 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1167 Ambassador Jana Vanaveski presented her credentials http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1169 <div align="justify">Today, 31 August Estonia’s Ambassador to Lithuania Jana Vanaveski presented her credentials to the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė. </div><div align="justify">During the conversation following the ceremony, Lithuania’s President and Estonia’s Ambassador discussed the future and security of the EU. Ambassador Vanaveski noted that the successful Warsaw Summit demonstrated the unity and solidarity of the alliance and its ability to adapt to the changed security environment. As current priorities Vanaveski mentioned helping the allied forces settle in quickly and the cooperation of the Baltic countries regarding the presence of allied forces.<br><br>Ambassdor Vanaveski said during discussing the future of the EU that Europe needs to take more responsibility for its security. “To ensure Europe’s security, it is necessary to increase EU’s ability to decide and operate during difficult security crises,” the new Ambassador said. “It is also important to develop the EU-NATO cooperation,” she added.<br>Ambassador Vanaveski emphasized how important it is to finish setting up the digital single market. “We have to concentrate on specific measures to enable free movement of data so that citizens and industry get maximum benefit from the opportunities of the single market,” the Ambassador said.<br><br>Jana Vanaveski was born in 1971 in Tallinn. She graduated from Tallinn University of Technology in 1993, where she studied production economics and management and in 1995 she graduated from Amsterdam School of International Relations. Vanaveski has worked in the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1993 in the Foreign Trade Division, the Permanent Mission of Estonia to Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Estonia to the EU and she has been the Head of the Coordination Division in the Department of the EU Affairs. From 2007-2013 Vanaveski worked as the Head of the External Affairs Department at the Office of the President. From 2013 she was the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Estonian Embassy in Stockholm. From the autumn of 2016 Jana Vanaveski is Estonia’s Ambassador to Lithuania. </div><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/093/volikirjade_yleandmine.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/093/t_volikirjade_yleandmine.jpg" /></a></div> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:00:00 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1169 International Christmas Charity Bazaar in Vilnius http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1159 <div align="justify">International Christmas Charity Bazaar 2015, organized by International Women's Association of Vilnius, foreign embassies and cultural associations, was held on December 5th at Vilnius Town Hall. Our stand offered the visitors wooden handicrafts, woolen socks and mittens as well as typical Christmas drinks and sweets made in Estonia.<br></div><div align="justify"><br>Estonian Embassy kindly thanks all our sponsors and partners for their valuable support:<br><br>LIVIKO AS<br><br>MARIS GILDEN AS<br><br>A. LE COQ AS<br><br>PIANO EUROPA UAB<br><br>SOKISAHTEL OÜ<br><br>E.STRAUSS AS<br><br>SALTSUP OÜ<br><br>AALE KÄSITÖÖ OÜ<br><br>LUX EXPRESS ESTONIA AS<br><br>BIURO PASAULIS UAB<br><br>Christmas Bazaar raised 143 235 euros for charity, Estonian stand’s input was 1000 euros. In total, 11 organizations will be offered necessary support, several nurseries, children and elderly care houses, day centers and hospitals among them. For instance, Vilnius and Kaunas University Hospitals will receive special medial equipment needed to help premature babies in intensive care.&nbsp; <br></div> <div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/084/eesti_stend_joululaat_2015.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/084/t_eesti_stend_joululaat_2015.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/067/toetajad_joululaat_2015.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/067/t_toetajad_joululaat_2015.jpg" /> </a></div> Sat, 05 Dec 2015 10:47:09 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1159 Prime Minister of Estonia met with the members of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1157 <div align="justify">Prime Minister of Estonia, Mr. Taavi Rõivas visited Lithuania on December 14th to take part in the meeting of the prime ministers of the three Baltic states and participate in the festive opening of NordBalt and LitPol Link. <br><br> In the afternoon, Prime Minister's meeting with members of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania took place at the Embassy where bilateral economic relations, investment and infrastructure projects as well as other current topics were discussed. </div> <div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/013/taavi_roivase_kohtumine_elkkga_14.12.2015.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/013/t_taavi_roivase_kohtumine_elkkga_14.12.2015.jpg" /></a></div> Mon, 14 Dec 2015 09:52:15 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1157 Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited Tauragė http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1151 <p align="justify">On November 10th, Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited the city of Tauragė where he met with Mayor Mr. Sigitas Mičiulis to discuss bilateral cooperation as well as learn more about investment opportunities at Tauragė Industrial Park. Ambassador was accompanied by the business delegation of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania. </p> <div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/095/taurage.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/095/t_taurage.jpg" /></a></div> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 11:28:11 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1151 Round table discussion on gas sector in the Baltic region http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1153 <div align="justify">On October 1st round table discussion "State of Play in the Gas Sector of the Baltic Region" took place at the Estonian Embassy in Vilnius. The event was organised by the Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania in partnership with VARUL Lithuania for the third time already. Participants were welcomed by the Estonian Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk. <a name="top"></a> <a name="top"></a></div> <div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/032/gaasiseminar.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/032/t_gaasiseminar.jpg" /></a></div> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 11:01:55 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1153 Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited Klaipėda http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1146 <P align=justify>Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk together with the Estonian Chamber of Commerce business delegation visited the City of Klaipėda on September 15th to meet with Mayor Mr. Vytautas Grubliauskas and&nbsp;take part in&nbsp;a familiarization tour of&nbsp;LNG terminal "Independence" organized by Klaipėdos Nafta.</P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/091/img_3485.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/091/t_img_3485.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/010/img_3424.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/010/t_img_3424.jpg" /> </a></div> Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:37:43 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1146 Presentation of Estonia’s e-Residency and Season Opening of Estonian Chamber of Commerce http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1144 <P align=justify>Estonia’s e-Residency programme launched by the Estonian Government last year, was presented at the Estonian Embassy on September 9. Afterwards opening of the new&nbsp;business&nbsp;season&nbsp;of Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania took place where guests were welcomed by the Estonian Ambassador, H.E. Mr Toomas Kukk and Member of the Board of the Chamber, Mr Deniss Davõdov.</P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/096/150909-estonian-chamber---embassy-vilnius-14-photo-ludo-segers.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/096/t_150909-estonian-chamber---embassy-vilnius-14-photo-ludo-segers.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/034/150909-estonian-chamber---embassy-vilnius-06-photo-ludo-segers.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/034/t_150909-estonian-chamber---embassy-vilnius-06-photo-ludo-segers.jpg" /> </a></div> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 11:57:47 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1144 Nordic Baltic Midsummer celebrated in Vilnius http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1140 <P align=justify>Nordic Baltic Midsummer celebration took place on 18th of June&nbsp;at Vilnius University Botanical Garden in Kairėnai. Event was organized by Estonian, Latvian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Embassies, Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Lithuania and the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania. </P> <P align=justify>During the event, a national table with Estonian cuisine was presented by the Estonian Embassy, Ministry of Agriculture, Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce as well as leading cheese maker in Estonia, E-Piim. Menu which included appetizers from&nbsp;smoked Baltic herring, salted elk and Estonian cheese, was prepared by Chef Nikita Ulitin from Senses Food. Embassy also contributed to the Midsummer cultural programme. For the first time Estonian folk dance Kaera-Jaan was performed at the Midsummer celebration in Vilnius which was held for the third consecutive year already. Dancers were accompanied by Lithuanian folklore ensemble.</P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/065/suupisted.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/065/t_suupisted.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/009/eesti_laud.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/009/t_eesti_laud.jpg" /> </a></div> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:30:59 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1140 Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited Šiauliai http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1137 <P align=justify>Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited the city of Šiauliai on June 3rd where he met with the Mayor Mr. Artūras Visockas and other officials of the City Municipality. Ambassador was accompanied by a large business delegation&nbsp;from Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania. In the afternoon, a visit to Lithuanian Air Forces Šiauliai Air Base took place to meet with the Italian and Norwegian detachments which are participating at the NATO air-policing mission in the Baltics. </P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/097/estijos_ambasadorius03.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/097/t_estijos_ambasadorius03.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/008/iauliai_air_base_italian_detachment.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/008/t_iauliai_air_base_italian_detachment.jpg" /> </a></div> Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:55:01 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1137 Estonian Pop Art exhibition opened at National Gallery of Art in Vilnius http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1134 <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> 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During the visit activities of Kaunas Free Economic Zone and company group ELINTA were presented. In the afternoon, a seminar on business opportunities in Estonia took place at Kaunas Technology University. Ambassador also paid a courtesy visit to the new Mayor of Kaunas, V. Matijošaitis.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/014/pilt_4.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/014/t_pilt_4.jpg" /></a></div> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:27:14 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1130 Estonian Embassy took part of the Open House Vilnius event http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1127 <p>During the Open House Vilnius weekend April 23-26, 2015, 209 visitors came to explore the Estonian embassy building.</p><p>Volunteers were the masters of the event and Estonian embassy thanks Lithuanian architect Algimantas Grigas and three young ladies Viktorija, Rugile and Goda for making it happen.</p> <p>The embassy was pleased to welcome Victoria Thornton from UK, the initiator and promoter of Open House events in different countries of the world. <br></p><p>Brief Skype video conference connected her to Estonian architects Andres Ojari and Ilmar Valdur in Tallinn. </p> <p>We were happy to see among us Mrs Valvi Strikaitiene, the first Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia in Vilnius following the restoration of independence. She and the architects shared memories about the construction process.</p> <p>Today, the Embassy of the Republic of Estonia, is one of the most contemporary buildings in Vilnius. Those hundreds of guests who visited the embassy, can confirm that this building is with a character. </p> <div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/071/dsc01057.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/071/t_dsc01057.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/056/dsc01039.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/056/t_dsc01039.jpg" /> </a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/080/dsc01048.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/080/t_dsc01048.jpg" /> </a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/069/img_0472.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/069/t_img_0472.jpg" /> </a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/059/stk.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/059/t_stk.jpg" /> </a></div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:24:30 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1127 Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited Marijampolė Municipality http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1122 <P align=justify>Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited the city of Marijampolė on April 16 where he met with the Mayor Mr. Vidmantas Brazys and other officials of the Municipality. Mr. Mayor introduced the delegation with the construction process of Rail Baltic and other ongoing investment projects. In parallel, a meeting between the business delegations of Kaunas Chamber of Commerce Marijampolė branch and the Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania took place. Estonian Embassy thanks Marijampole Municipality for hosting the delegation. </P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/065/rail_baltic.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/065/t_rail_baltic.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/006/linnavalitsus.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/006/t_linnavalitsus.jpg" /> </a></div> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:34:38 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1122 Mr. Remigijus Šimašius visited the Estonian Embassy http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1118 <P align=justify>Mr. Remigijus Šimašius, winner of recent local elections for the post of the Mayor of Vilnius, visited the Estonian Embassy on March 30. During the meeting with Estonian diplomats as well as members of Estonian and Latvian Chambers of Commerce in Lithuania he spoke of his vision regarding future development trends of Vilnius and governance of the City Municipality. Our best wishes for Mr. Šimašius and great success in all his endeavours.</P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/062/visit_of_remigijus_simasius_at_the_embassy_30.03.2015.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/062/t_visit_of_remigijus_simasius_at_the_embassy_30.03.2015.jpg" /></a></div> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:43:38 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1118 Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited Alytus City Municipality http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1116 <P align=justify>Ambassador Mr. Toomas Kukk visited the city of Alytus on February 6. During the visit a meeting with the Mayor of Alytus, Mr. Jurgis Krasnickas was held. Estonian delegation received an overview of investment and living conditions in Alytus and discussed possibilities&nbsp;for further cooperation. The Ambassador used the opportunity to present to the City Municipality officials Mrs. Žaneta Simanavičienė who has recently been appointed as Estonia’s Honorary Consul for Kaunas, Alytus and Marijampolė regions. The Ambassador also met with local entrepreneurs at the Alytus branch of Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts as well as visited the local City Museum. The visit was covered by local TV, radio and newspaper Alytaus Naujienos. Estonian Embassy thanks the City Municipality of Alytus for hosting the delegation. </P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/023/ambassadors_visit_to_alytus_06.02.2015.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/023/t_ambassadors_visit_to_alytus_06.02.2015.jpg" /></a></div> Fri, 06 Feb 2015 07:09:48 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1116 Estonia opened honorary consulate in Kaunas http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1110 <P align=justify>On January 16, Foreign Minister Keit Pentus Rosimannus opened a new Estonian Honorary Consulate in Kaunas, Lithuania. <BR><BR>The Estonian Honorary Consul is Žaneta Simanavičienė and her consular area is Kaunas, Marijampolė and Alytus County. <BR><BR>The Honorary Consulate is located in Kaunas at Donelaicio 20, LT 44249 Kaunas. The Honorary Consul can be reached by telephone at +370 6143 6198, e-mails can be sent to <A href="mailto:zaneta.simanaviciene@mfa.ee">zaneta.simanaviciene@mfa.ee</A>.</P> <P align=justify>The Estonian Honorary Consul Žaneta Simanavičienė was born in 1956 and spent her early childhood in Estonia. She has worked as a researcher and lecturer at many Lithuanian institutes of higher education. Since 2007, she has been professor and head of the Institute of Business Economics at the Kaunas University of Technology. She currently works closely with the Tallinn University of Technology. The Honorary Consul speaks Lithuanian, English, Russian and Polish.</P><div class="img"> <a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/089/16113192079_3d0e606d80_o.jpg" target="_blank"><img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/089/t_16113192079_3d0e606d80_o.jpg" /></a><a href="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/094/16113191249_718f9cfff5_o.jpg" target="_blank"> <img style="padding:5px;border:0" src="http://www.estemb.lt/static/files/094/t_16113191249_718f9cfff5_o.jpg" /> </a></div> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:29:07 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1110 Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus will participate in a security conference in Lithuania and open an Honorary Consulate http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1106 <p>Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus will be in Lithuania on January 15th and 16th attending a conference on security and will meet with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. The Foreign Minister will also open the Estonian Honorary Consulate in Kaunas.</p><p>On January 15, Foreign Minister Pentus-Rosimannus will take part in the security conference "Snow Meeting", including participation in a panel discussion focusing on Russia's actions as a result of the changed security situation in Europe.</p><p>On the morning of January 16, Foreign Minister Pentus-Rosimannus meets with Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. Topics of the meeting will include the situation in Ukraine, relations between the European Union and Russia and other current foreign policy issues. Following the meeting, the Foreign Ministers of Estonia and Latvia will sign a cooperation agreement between the two countries regarding the prevention of marine pollution.</p><p>Then the minister will participate in&nbsp; a discussion taking place in Vilnius, which will be attended by participants of the "Snow Meeting" and the Vilnius Intellectuals Forum. The discussion will focus on relations between Russia and the West.</p><p>On Friday afternoon, the Foreign Minister will open the Estonian Honorary Consulate in Kaunas. The Estonian Honorary Consul in Kaunas is Žaneta Simanavičienė.</p> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:01:00 GMT http://www.estemb.lt/eng/frontpage/events/aid-1106