Online Discussion “Protection of human rights in practice”

Human rights promotion would not be achieved without tremendous work done by human rights defenders. On April 22, we discussed human rights promotion with Tomas Vytautas Raskevičius, the chair of Lithuanian Parliament Committee on Human Rights of Lithuanian Parliament. During the discussion we deepened the knowledge on human rights promotion from the standpoint of human Read more

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International ECLAN PhD Seminar first time held at the Faculty of Law

Vilnius University Faculty of Law together with The European Criminal Law Academic Network (hereinafter, ECLAN) is proud to announce that the 9th ECLAN PhD Seminar on European Criminal Justice “The significance of EU criminal law in the 21st century: the need for further harmonisation or new criminal policy?“ was held in Vilnius (virtually) on 28-29 Read more

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Registration for the Second Cycle of the TechHub Pre-Acceleration Program Begins

The Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA) invites startup teams to register for the second cycle of the TechHub pre-acceleration program. During the program 25 startups will participate in a three-month training course, in which, with the help of innovation experts and personal mentors, they will develop their ideas, gain the necessary knowledge for Read more

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Seminar on ADR promotion in Lithaunia and Ukraine took place virtually

Vilnius University Faculty of Law together with Institute of Law of Taras Shevchenko KNU together perform a joint scientific project “Strengthening alternative dispute resolution in Ukraine and Lithuania: search for a solution for cross-border disputes”.  On the 22nd of October online seminar “Sharing Lithuanian Best Practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Ukraine” took place on Read more

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Discussing Interaction of Human Rights in Europe and the US

Diverging human rights standards in the US and Europe discussed in the guest lecture of Dr. Donatas Murauskas at Wake Forest University School of Law, USA on 24 February 2020. The lecture titled “The U.S. Effect: Influences on the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights” focused on specific examples how the difference Read more

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Vaidotas A. Vaičaitis participated in the meeting of the Group of Independent Experts (GIE) on the European Charter of Local Self-Government in Strasbourg

This was the second annual meeting of the GIE, wherein VU Faculty of Law Assoc. Prof. Vaidotas A. Vaičaitis participated as an independent expert representing Lithuania as member state of Council of Europe and member to the European Charter of Local Self-Government (1985), which Lithuania ratified twenty years ago (in 1999). The Group of Independent Read more

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European Commissioner participated in the discussion on the future of Europe

On the 23rd of November discussion organised by Vilnius University Faculty of Law together with European Commission representation office in Lithuania took place at Aula Parva of Vilnius University. European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová, Lithuanian minister of foreign affairs Linas Linkevičius, VU Faculty of Law dean prof. dr. Tomas Davulis and Vice-director of Read more

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Germany’s ambassador to Lithuania Angelika Viets gave a lecture on populism in Europe

On the 12th of November Germany’s ambassador to Lithuania Angelika Viets visited VU Faculty of Law and gave lecture on “Symphony or March – which sound in Europe? Populism and right-wing political movements: Challenges in Germany and Europe”. It was ambassador’s first lecture in Lithuanian universities. During her speech ambassador expressed worries about rise of Read more

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Data protection officer certification course for the first time in the Baltic States

We kindly invite you to participate in Data Protection Officer Certification course organized by Maastricht University European Centre on Privacy and Cyber Security in collaboration with Vilnius University which will be held on 5-9 November in Vilnius. The course will be delivered by world-class practitioners from the Netherlands, Belgium, Lithuania.  More information and registration. 

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VU Faculty of Law will cooperate with Maastricht University scholars

On the 25th of June VU Faculty of Law and Maastricht University Faculty of Law signed a memorandum to collaborate in the fields of education and research. Both parties agreed to work together, and develop their collaborative work with an aim to set-up executive education in Vilnius with a clear objective to reach the entire Read more

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