The co-chairs of the United Nations Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists - Lithuania, France and Greece - and the undersigned Members of the Group of Friends and the UN Member States, express their deep concern over the attacks on the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the situation of journalists and media workers in Myanmar and strongly condemn their harassment, arbitrary arrests and detention, as well as of human rights defenders and other members of civil society.
The following is a joint statement by the Permanent Missions of the Republic of Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, the Republic of Bulgaria, Canada, Costa Rica, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the Republic of Estonia, the Federated States of Micronesia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Latvia, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Republic of Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Republic of Moldova, the Principality of Monaco, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Republic of North Macedonia, Norway, the Republic of Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, the Republic of Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States of America to the UN on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of adoption of UN General Assembly Resolution 68/262 “Territorial Integrity of Ukraine”
The following is a joint statement by Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Statement by the Republic of Lithuania at the Security Council Open Arria-formula Meeting "Call to Lead by Example: Ensuring the Full, Equal and Meaningful Participation of Women in UN-led Peace Processes" on Monday, 8 March 2021.
Statement by Finland on behalf of Nordic and Baltic countries at the informal meeting of the General Assembly on the Secretary-General’s Call to Action for Human Rights on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.
Statement by Finland on behalf of Baltic and Nordic countries (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden) at United Nations General Assembly 75th Session 54th plenary meeting Agenda item 65 “The situation in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine” in New York, 23 February 2021 delivered by H.E. Mr. Jukka Salovaara, Permanent Representative of Finland to the UN.
On February 5th the Ambassador A. Plepytė made a statement at the virtual briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Ukraine organized by United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
On 9 December, the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius took part in a virtual ministerial roundtable on the safety of journalists. The event took place in the course of the 2 days of the World Press Freedom Conference 'Journalism without Fear or Favour', organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and UNESCO.
On October 15th the Ambassador A. Plepyte made a statement at the UNGA 75th Session of the First Committee, General Debate.
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.
Statement by the President of the Republic of Lithuania H.E. Gitanas Nausėda at the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. New York, 22 September 2020.
On 21 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius made a statement at the High-level Meeting to Commemorate the Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the United Nations.
Written statement subbmitted by the Nordic and Baltic States: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden on the adoption of UNGA resolution “Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia”.
Written statement submitted by the Republic of Lithuania for the High-level Open Debate of the UN Security Council on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Turning commitments into compliance.
Written statement submitted by the Republic of Lithuania for the UN Security Council Open High-Level VTC on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict.