The Future Mobility Group was to commence its activity in the Ministry of Transport and Communications last week. The Group is to take on ambitious tasks of promoting the creation and development of innovative solutions in the transport sector and of increasing sector competitiveness and Lithuania’s innovation potential.
Wargaming said it has opened a new office in Vilnius, Lithuania, to strengthen the company’s distributed development model.
The office will employ developers and it will also act as a publishing arm for central and Eastern Europe. The new hub will be located in the city’s modern business district and will focus on current and future projects alike.
Vilnius, Lithuanian capital, considers converting Lukiškės Prison complex, a former prison and one of the shooting locations for Netflix’s Stranger Things, into a multifunctional center to suit cultural, educational, scientific, artistic, and commercial purposes. Private sector investors will be able participate in the complex regeneration project, and present their vision for transforming the non-conventional object.
The Lithuanian Culture Institute and the Contemporary Art Centre (CAC) in Vilnius present the first Lithuanian Visual Arts Showcase, which features a selection of prominent Lithuanian artists working in the field of contemporary art today.
Ieva Rojūtė is a Lithuanian artist working with installations, texts and drawings. Rojūtė is interested in a broad range of topics, including social constructions such as family, everyday language and basic human concerns.
On 7 April, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain Arancha González Laya, who is visiting Vilnius. The Foreign Ministers discussed bilateral relations, security situation in the region, and the most important items on the EU and international agendas.
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Last year, Lithuania demonstrated the second-best economic results in the EU. Lithuania’s industrial sector not only grew but also clearly surpassed the indicators of Germany and Poland.
Some of these results were due to new orders submitted to Lithuanian manufacturers when the global supply chains were disrupted, but market experts are confident that Lithuania has the potential to become one of Europe’s manufacturing leaders.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis met with foreign ambassadors on Thursday to discuss human rights issues, including the ratification of the Istanbul Convention.
According to the Foreign Ministry, during the meeting with the Vilnius-based ambassadors of Estonia, the Netherlands, France, Finland, Sweden, Germany and Spain's acting chargé d'affaires, Landsbergis underlined Lithuania’s priority to expand the area of democracy, the rule of law and human rights both within the EU and beyond.