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2019 10 08
Lithuania Delegates Professor D. Leinartė to the Election of Members of the United Nations Committee

On Tuesday, Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Kukuraitis and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius presented the candidacy of Professor Dalia Leinartė as the member of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women for the...

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2019 10 04
Agreement Has Been Signed in Azerbaijan: Lithuania Helps With Application of Its Experience

Lithuania and Azerbaijan strengthen cooperation in the field of labour and social security. The Parties will share useful information and good practices on the labour and social policy making and implementation. 

2019 05 27
OECD experts will help implement a centralised annuity system in Lithuania

Lithuania has reformed the second pillar pension system as of 2019, and the Social Insurance Fund Board (SODRA) will become the centralised pension annuity provider from 2020.

2019 02 28
ILO Experts Helped for Lithuania to Prepare for the Ratification of the ILO Convention Concerning Minimum Standards of Social Security

On 26-27 February social protection experts from the International Labour Organization (ILO) met with the specialists from the Ministry of Social Security and Labour and the Ministry of Health to discuss Lithuania’s preparedness for the ratification of the ILO Convention...

2019 02 07
Official Launch of the Centenary of the International Labour Organisation

On 22 January, 2019 International Labour Organisation (ILO) has launched the report by the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work marking the official start of the ILO100 celebrations.

2018 12 07
Lithuania and Ukraine Have Agreed on Conditions for Workers

Over the past year, the percentage of Ukrainians among foreigners arriving in Lithuania has been increasing. Ukrainians were the recipients of 18,929 multiple-entry national visas from January to October this year, which is 60% of all national visas granted on employment grounds. Over the same time period, Ukrainians also received the most permits for temporary residence...

2018 12 06
Good News for Parents with Children – the Seimas Approved Increasing Child Money to 50 Euros

The Seimas has approved amendments to the Law on Benefits for Children, whereby, beginning in 2019, every child will receive 50 Euros in benefits, and large and poor families will also receive an additional 20 Euros together with child’s money. This means that children living in large and poor families will receive 70 Euros in...

2018 12 05
Government Has Agreed to Amendment of Laws to Make it Possible to Remove Children from Parents only in Extreme Cases (Diagram/Chart and Statistics - Inside)

The Government has agreed to proposed amendments of the Law on the Fundamentals of Children’s Rights Protection and other laws prepared by the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, whereby the children’s rights protection system that started in...

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