Friday, 23 May 2014

10 Years in The European Union: Time for Reflection

On 1st May 2014, Lithuania celebrated the anniversary of the first decade of being an EU member State and donor country. A great moment to have a look at the progress made in development cooperation since the accession. For this metter Association LITDEA is orgnizing the international conference “10 Years in The European Union: Lithuanian Development Cooperation Progress, Challenges and Prospects“, which will be held on 11th June, 2014 in Vilnius.

The Conference stage will welcome the insights of guests from the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European NGO confederation CONCORD, the international projects TRIALOG and DEEEP, from Lithuanian NGOs, partner countries and the academic community. The event aims to review the progress of Lithuania‘s development cooperation in the period of ten years, to discuss the challenges and also what kind of development cooperation policy does Lithuania need our days.

Special focus will be given to the involvement of NGOs in European development cooperation policy-making process, and experiences of Lithuanian and European NGOs woking in the field of development cooperation. In the second part of the conference, participants will have the chance to take part in thematic workshops, namely, East-Central European NGDOs in development cooperation, Involvement of private and public sector in development, and Global citizenship education.

Association LITDEA is kindly inviting to attend and actively participate the Conference. The registration is available until 1st of June by e-mail to For more information, please visit or contact Partnership and Communication officer Agne Baleisyte at

Information provided by Agne Baleisyte, LITDEA

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