Eastern Partnership teleconference sets priorities for summit in spring

By |junij 19th, 2020|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, coronavirus, Eastern Partnership summit, EU enlargement, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, News, nuclear energy, Ukraine|

EU and Eastern Partnership (EaP) heads of state and governments as well as European institution leaders met on Thursday  (18 June) to discuss the COVID-19 crisis as well as reaffirm the strategic partnership and discuss its future. However, the talks...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eastern Partnership teleconference sets priorities for summit in spring

EU code of practice on disinformation ‘insufficient and unsuitable,’ member states say

By |junij 5th, 2020|Code of practice against disinformation, disinformation, Estonia, EU, European Union, fake news, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Slovakia, Věra Jourová|

A coalition of EU member states have hit out at the bloc's efforts to stem the spread of disinformation, calling the self-regulatory framework currently in place "insufficient and unsuitable."

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU code of practice on disinformation ‘insufficient and unsuitable,’ member states say

Baltics open Europe’s first pandemic ‘travel bubble’ as curbs ease

By |maj 15th, 2020|Baltics, coronavirus, Estonia, Finland, freedom of movement, Krišjānis Kariņš, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Saulius Skvernelis, Schengen|

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia opened their borders to each other at the stroke of midnight, creating the first "travel bubble" within the European Union in a bid to jump-start economies broken down by the coronavirus pandemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Baltics open Europe’s first pandemic ‘travel bubble’ as curbs ease

Lithuania declares nationwide quarantine, reintroduces borders

By |marec 16th, 2020|Breaking, coronavirus, COVID-19, Latest, Lithuania, News, update, Vilnius|

**This article is continuously updated with the latest developments. Lithuania has registered 17 Covid-19 cases as of Monday afternoon as as the country reintroduced borders at the EU’s internal borders with Poland and Latvia to stem the spread of the coronavirus....

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Lithuania declares nationwide quarantine, reintroduces borders

Six EU countries join call for 100% renewable energy scenario

By |marec 13th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Austria, Claude Turmes, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, Spain|

Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Spain have sent a joint letter to the European Commission calling for the inclusion of a 100% renewable energy scenario in long-term climate projections.

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Eastern Europeans want more EU funds for military mobility

By |marec 10th, 2020|Bucharest Nine, Eastern Flank, EU budget, Four Thirties, Latvia, Lithuania, MFF, Military Mobility, Nato, News, Poland, Romania|

The EU should provide more funds to enable faster movement of military forces across Europe, defence ministers from four eastern European member states said on Tuesday (10 March), two weeks before the bloc starts a new round of divisive talks over the ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eastern Europeans want more EU funds for military mobility

EU’s creeping clean energy efforts risk missing 2020 goal  

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Estonia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, The Netherlands|

Renewable energy made up 18% of the EU’s power consumption in 2018, according to statistics compiler Eurostat. But the slow pace of development may leave the bloc short of its 2020 target.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s creeping clean energy efforts risk missing 2020 goal  

US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber-attacks

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Baltic States, cyber-attacks, electricity grids, Estonia, Gas, Latvia, Lithuania, LNG, News, Poland, Rick Perry, Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, United States|

The United States and Baltic states on Sunday (6 October) agreed to beef up cooperation to protect the Baltic energy grid from cyber-attacks as they disconnect from the Russian electricity grid.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber-attacks

Lithuania wants EU to bar east Ukraine’s Russian passports

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Donbas, Eastern Ukraine, Lithuania, News, Russian passports|

Lithuania is working with the European Union to establish a common policy not to recognise Russian passports issued in east Ukraine, currently controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, Vilnius said Tuesday (6 August).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Lithuania wants EU to bar east Ukraine’s Russian passports

EU bans cod fishing in Baltic Sea

By |julij 24th, 2019|Baltic Sea, cod, fisheries, Karmenu Vella, Lithuania, News, overfishing, Poland|

The EU announced Tuesday (23 July) an immediate ban on fishing cod, the staple of Britain's fish and chips, in most of the Baltic Sea in response to an impending stock collapse.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU bans cod fishing in Baltic Sea