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2018 06 13
Lithuanian representative Jonas Ruškus re-elected to UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Lithuanian representative, Professor Jonas Ruškus will continue his work at the UN Committee on the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities. On 12 June Lithuanian candidate was re-elected for a second four-year term beginning in 2019 during the 11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the UN...

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2018 06 11
Experts analyze the experience of Lithuania

The states are struggling to unite the forces of their institutions and want to encourage the unemployed to work. A new model of cooperation between territorial labour exchange offices and municipalities is also being prepared in Lithuania which seeks to provide services for the unemployed that suits his or her needs.

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2018 06 08
Women World Political Leaders held a Discussion with Minister Linas Kukuraitis What Helps Women Get Ahead

Minister of Social Security and Labour Linas Kukuraitis, participated in the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit “It‘s about Time! 100 Reasons To Act!“ which took place in Vilnius and emphasized that “In order to promote motherhood is necessary to ensure maternal and prenatal health services and provide all other...

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2018 06 06
Vice-Minister of Social Security and Labour Eglė Radišauskienė: Equality between Women and Men Begins with Equal Pay for the Same Job

At the International Labour Conference (ILO) held in Geneva, representatives of governments, employees and employers discussed how to strengthen social dialogue and tripartite cooperation in the changing world of nowadays work.

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2018 05 23
The Youth Council focuses on the demographic and migration challenges

The EU Youth Council focused on issues of Demography, Migration and Information Literacy in its meeting.

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2018 03 15
EU Ministers of Social Security and Employment Focus on the Future of Social Policy and Reducing the Gender Pay Gap

During a meeting held in Brussels on 15 March, the Minister of Social Security and Labour Linas Kukuraitis, along with other EU ministers of social security and employment, discussed matters related to EU social policies after 2020 and reducing the gender pay gap.

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2018 03 15
UN Headquarters Hold a Discussion on the Social Inclusion of People with Down Syndrome

The 37 th Session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council held on 15 March at the UN Office in Geneva hosted a discussion to commemorate the World Down Syndrome Day. Member of the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Jonas Ruškus, currently running for a second term in 2019-2022, emphasised the role of the...

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2018 03 14
Vice Minister of Social Security and Labour Eglė Radišauskienė: “We are Responsible for the Assurance of Equal Rights and Opportunities for Men and Women both Collectively and as Individuals”

Along with representatives of other countries, the Vice Minister of Social Security and Labour Eglė Radišauskienė is currently taking part in the 62 nd Session of the United Nations Commission...

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2018 03 14
Housing Assistance for Young Families

The Government has approved the draft law developed by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour regarding financial incentives for young families purchasing their first housing. The goal of the draft law is to subsidise young families in regions in purchasing their first housing, thereby reducing the rate of emigration, improving the demographic situation in the country, and boosting the...

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2018 03 02
OECD: Lithuania needs to address its demographic challenge and boost job quality

Lithuania’s economy has recovered strongly from the global financial crisis, with GDP, wages and employment levels back up to their pre-crisis levels. The country should now focus on tackling the demographic challenge of a fast-declining population and making the job market more inclusive, according to a new OECD report.

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2018 02 01
The implementation of the European pillar of social rights was discussed with the EU political experts

At the meeting of Vice-Minister of Social Security and Labour Eitvydas Bingelis with the representatives of the European Economic and Social Committee and the European Commission Representation in Lithuania, the relationships of the European pillar of social rights with the European Semester, challenges faced during...

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2018 01 25
Minister Linas Kukuraitis: “Childcare and family care in the present ensures public well-being in the future”

At a high-level conference taking place these days in Ljubljana (Slovenia), Minister of Social Security and Labour Linas Kukuraitis, together with employment, health and education ministers of states united by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), international experts,...

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