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EU: We report back - Cypriot development practitioner talks about their challenges prior to the Presidency 

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Konstantina-Nadia Karayianni, President, Cyprus Islandwide NGO Development Platform (CYINDEP) talks about the challenges they face during the preparation to the Presidency period and the importance of the government being accountable.About the conference:On the occasion of two New EU Member States holding the...

EU: We report back - Lithuanian development official talks about Presidency priorities and the Lithuanian development cooperation 

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Tomas Irnius, Head of Development Cooperation Policy and Planning Division, Department of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs gives some hints about the priorities of the upcoming Presidency and the direction of the Lithuanian development cooperation.About the...

EU: We report back - Lithuanian development practitioner says media could play an active role in the promotion of development issues 

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011.  In this recording:Vaidotas Ilgius, Director, Lithuanian National Platform of Development NGOs talks about the projects of development NGOs in Lithuania and also shares his thoughts on how the media could play an active role in raising awareness about development issues.About the conference:On the...

EU: We report back - Lithuanian development official says media should inform the taxpayers about state development programmes 

This is a recording from the ‘Challenges of Development Cooperation in EU New Member States’ Conference, held in Budapest in September 2011. In this recording:Tomas Irnius, Head of Development Cooperation Policy and Planning Division, Department of Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs talks about the active role media could play in informing the public about state development programmes. He brings up...

Lithuania's Roma - stateless and excluded 

Click on the links below to learn more about the history leading to the current statelessness of some members of the Roma community in Lithuania, as well as the factors maintaining their exclusion from citizenship, and the Roma Holocaust and the lack of public conscience of it in the country. http://advocacynet.org/wordpress-mu/efilo/2012/09/09/of-course-the-horse-is-still-romantic-but-a-car-would-be-preferable/http://advocacynet.org/wordpress-mu/efilo/2012/08/04/weve-all-heard-the-call-to-%E2%80%9Cnever-forget%E2%80%9D/Photo: A Romani family in The Kirtimai settlement in Vilnius.Credit: Eglė Kristina Kucinskaite...

Lithuania: Nobody wants a 'gypsy' on their staff 

Read a blog by Elise Filo about the discrimination and difficulties Roma face in finding work in Vilnius, Lithuania.Elise is a human rights advocate and photographer, currently focusing on Roma rights.Image: The Advocacy Project...

Lithuania: Obstacles to Roma Education in Kirtimai 

Click on the link below to read a blog entry from Elise Filo discussing the obstacles hindering Roma children's access to education in Vilnius, Lithuania. http://advocacynet.org/wordpress-mu/efilo/2012/10/08/kids-will-be-kids-conditions-permitting/Photo credit: Elise Filo...



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