The 7th Annual EESC Conference on Lithuanian Foreign Policy

Lithuanian Foreign Policy in a Turbulent World



The Eastern Europe Studies Centre together with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung invite to follow the 7th annual “Chief of Diplomacy” Stasys Lozoraitis Lithuanian foreign policy conference, which is organized at the Palace of the Grand Dukes. The conference will be held on December 10, 2021, between 11 AM and 1 PM.

The topic for this year’s conference – Lithuanian foreign policy in a turbulent world. During the conference, Lithuanian foreign policy regarding China and Belarus will be discussed.

The conference will be broadcast by LRT, DELFI and 15min. The event will be also available in Lithuanian and English on the Eastern Europe Studies Centre and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Facebook profiles.



11.00-11.10         Welcome Remarks

Linas Kojala, Director of the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC)

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

Elisabeth Bauer, Head of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in the Baltic States

11.10-11.20         Introductory Speech on Energy Security in the Region

Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Energy of Lithuania

11.20-12.05         Part I: The Challenge of the Belarusian Regime

Moderator: Simona Merkinaitė, Chief Project Officer, EESC

Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Chairman of the National Security and Defence Committee, Lithuanian Seimas

Tomas Vytautas Raskevičius, Chairman of the Human Rights Committee, Lithuanian Seimas

Closing comment: Vytis Jurkonis, Chairman of the EESC board, Lecturer at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University (VU IIRPS)

12.10-12.55         Part II: A European and Lithuanian Policy on China

Moderator: Vladimiras Laučius, Senior Policy Analyst, EESC

Matas Maldeikis, Head of Parliamentary Group for Relations with the Republic of China (Taiwan), Lithuanian Seimas

Gintautas Paluckas, Chairman of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party Political Group, Lithuanian Seimas

Closing comment: Tomas Janeliūnas, Head of the EESC Research Programs, Professor at the (VU IIRPS)


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Palast der Großfürsten von Litauen
Kathedralplatz 4,

Elisabeth Bauer




Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC)