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.
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.
On September 28, Lithuania, together with the co-chairs of the United Nations Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists, France and Greece, released the Joint Statement on the situation of journalists in Belarus. The Joint Statement was supported by more than fifty United Nations Member States, and the European Union.
On August 24, Evaldas Galvanauskas, representative of Lithuanian Embassy in Armenia, participated at the ceremony of installation of plastic and paper recycling bins in Armavir schools.
On the 20th-23rd of August events to commemorate Black Ribbon Day and the 31st anniversary of the Baltic Way were organized in different cities of Canada.
On 13 July, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Croatia Jūratė Raguckienė presented her letters of credence to the President of North Macedonia Stevo Pendarovski.
On 10 July, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Croatia Jūratė Raguckienė presented her letters of credence to the President of Montenegro Milo Đukanović in Podgorica.
On 7-10 July, the Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Vidmantas Purlys attends the 94th session of the Executive Council of the OPCW in The Hague. The most important item on the Council’s agenda – the first report of 8 April by the OPCW Investigation and Identification Team (IIT), which concluded that units of the Syrian Arab Air Force had used chemical weapons in Syria in March 2017.
On 6 July, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Croatia Jūratė Raguckienė presented copies of her letters of credence to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Andrej Zernovski.
On 3 July, the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health Professor Dainius Pūras presented his last annual report to the UN Human Rights Council.
On 26 June, Lithuania’s Honorary Consulate in Heraklion, Crete, officially opened with a virtual ceremony. Yiannis Giakoumakis, who has the authorization to act as the Honorary Consul on the island of Crete, will head the Honorary Consulate.
On 10-11 June, the Ambassador Gediminas Varvuolis participated in the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Board of Governors’ online meeting.
On 13 December, the Ambassador of Lithuania to Australia Gediminas Varvuolis opened the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Darwin. Egle Garrick, an active member of the Lithuanian World Community, was appointed as the Honorary Consul of Lithuania in the Northern Territory.