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In commemoration of the Year of the Vilna Gaon and of the History of the Jews of Lithuania, Lithuanians who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust were honored in the oldest Holocaust museum in the United States.

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On 21 December, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania Ambassador Andrius Krivas sent a letter to the UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers Diego García-Sayán regarding Russia's actions against Lithuanian justice officials in January 13 case and asked him to react in accordance with his mandate.

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On 18 December, Lithuania took the floor in the Interactive Dialogue with the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ms. Ilze Brands Kehris on the human rights situation in Ukraine.

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On 16 December, the 4th Jurgis Baltrušaitis Jr. Award has been presented at the National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia. Anna Karamyan, a master degree student in architecture, has received the award for her work on the preservation and renovation of the monastery of the Mekhitarists in San Lazzaro degli Armeni island in Venice.

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On December 14, Lithuanian Ambassador Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė met with Mr. Romanos Petrosyan, the new Minister of Environment of Armenia. The ongoing and planned bilateral projects in the sector of environment were discussed during the meeting. The Ambassador paid a great attention to the potential of cooperation in waste management, in particular to the possibility of transferring to Armenia the experience of Lithuanian deposit system.

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On the occasion of the Year of Chiune Sugihara in Lithuania that is coming to an end and to take stock of series of events dedicated to his heroic legacy, a reception was held at Lithuania's Embassy in Japan.

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On 8 December, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Ireland Marijus Gudynas presented his letters of credence to the President of Ireland Michael Daniel Higgins.

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On 30 November, the Lithuanian Embassy in Armenia provided humanitarian assistance to Armenians affected by the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, in cooperation with the Armenian Red Cross Society and local regional authorities.

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On 26 November, an online conference: “EU Eastern Partnership: Looking Beyond the 2021 Summit” was co-hosted by Lithuania's Embassy in Greece, the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), and the Embassies of Poland, Sweden, Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova.

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On 25 November, marking the 80th anniversary of the humanitarian actions of the Japanese diplomat Sugihara Chiune, a special online event 'Visas for Life' was co-hosted by the Embassies of Japan and Lithuania in the UK. The Author Kitade Akira told how Sugihara helped thousands of Jewish refugees flee Europe during World War II. 

 
 
 
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On 19 November, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania in Geneva, Ambassador Andrius Krivas, met with the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Daren Tang.

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On 2 November, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania Ambassador Andrius Krivas took the floor at the 36th session of the Working Group of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to address the human rights situation in Belarus.

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On 21 October, the Ambassador of Lithuania Laimonas Talat-Kelpša presented his letters of credence to the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman. 
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On 1st October 2020, Lithuania took the floor at the 45th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in interactive dialogue with the Dėputy High Commissioner for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Ukraine.

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Intervention by the Nordic and Baltic states delivered by the Ambassador Andrius Krivas, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Geneva during an Interactive Dialogue with Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ilze Brands Kehris on the report of the Secretary-General on cooperation with the United Nations, its representatives and mechanisms in the field of human rights.

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