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Lithuanian EU Council Presidency completed negotiations on regulation stipulating noise limits from cars
2013 11 15
Lithuanian EU Council Presidency completed negotiations on regulation stipulating noise limits from cars

On 15 November 2013, the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER I) endorsed the agreement reached between the Lithuanian EU Council Presidency, the European Parliament and the Commission on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the sound level of motor vehicles.

Lithuanian presidency event ICT2013 attracted the largest number of participants
2013 11 12
Lithuanian presidency event ICT2013 attracted the largest number of participants

On Friday November 8, 2013, Europe‘s largest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event ICT2013: Create, Connect, Grow, which hosted the largest number of participants among all Lithuanian presidency to the EU Council, finished. Nearly 5 000 representatives of ICT sector among which the high-ranking EU officials, prominent ICT...

Lithuanian presidency completed negotiations on trans-European telecoms guidelines
2013 11 08
Lithuanian presidency completed negotiations on trans-European telecoms guidelines

On 8 November, Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER I) endorsed the agreement reached between the Lithuanian EU Council Presidency, the European Parliament and the Commission on the amended proposal for a Regulation on guidelines for trans-European telecommunications (TEN-TELE) networks. This will allow timely enter into force of...

The largest ICT event in Europe was opened in Vilnius
2013 11 07
The largest ICT event in Europe was opened in Vilnius

The largest European conference on Information and Communications Technology “ICT2013: Create, Connect, Grow” was opened yesterday. About 5000 representatives of ICT sector among which high – ranking EU officials, prominent ICT researchers, young scientists and students from all over the world are participating in the event.

National Digital Coalition will promote wider use of modern technologies
2013 11 07
National Digital Coalition will promote wider use of modern technologies

Today, during the ICT 2013: Create, Connect, Grow conference in Vilnius, which was organized by the European Commission, the Ministry of Transport and Communications, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a memorandum of cooperation regarding the creation of the National Digital Coalition in Lithuania was signed. The memorandum was also signed by Neelie...

The largest ICT event will host 5500 participants from all over the world
2013 11 04
The largest ICT event will host 5500 participants from all over the world

Already this Wednesday, November 6, 2013, Europe‘s largest three-day information and communications technology (ICT) event “ICT2013: Create, Connect, Grow” will be held in Vilnius. Around 5500 participants from all over the world will be present in the Lithuanian Exhibition and Convention Centre LITEXPO.

Audit ordered by the European Commission evidenced that “Rail Baltica” is being conducted transparently and efficiently
2013 10 28
Audit ordered by the European Commission evidenced that “Rail Baltica” is being conducted transparently and efficiently

The accountancy firm of the United Kingdom PKF Littlejohn LLP performed an audit ordered by the European Commission on the utilization of EU funds for establishing the European gauge railway project “Rail Baltica”. The actions carried out by the “Rail Baltica” project executors were...

Information and Communication network security standard improvement was discussed in Vilnius
2013 10 18
Information and Communication network security standard improvement was discussed in Vilnius

On 17 October, 2013, the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania was hosting European Network and Information Security Agency‘s (ENISA) Management Board Meeting. The meeting was set to discuss the agency‘s operating changes aiming to develop a common approach on the network and information security...

Lithuania supports Ukraine‘s European integration
2013 10 18
Lithuania supports Ukraine‘s European integration

On 17 October, 2013, the Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevičius attended the Ukrainian-Lithuanian business forum, where he informed the Ukrainian Industrialists about the decisions made on the establishment of a common transport network between the EU and Eastern Partnership countries. Decisions in regard common transport network...

Lithuania encourages the further development of the Trans-European Transport Networks
2013 10 18
Lithuania encourages the further development of the Trans-European Transport Networks

On 17 October, 2013, in Tallinn, Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Arijandas Šliupas attended the grand opening session of “TEN-T days“, where he stated “after two years of hard work in negotiating the new Trans-European Transport Network guidelines and Connecting Europe Facility’s...

“Rail Baltica” Express Vilnius–Riga–Tallinn – a vision of a united Baltic Sea region
2013 10 15
“Rail Baltica” Express Vilnius–Riga–Tallinn – a vision of a united Baltic Sea region

Today, October 15, 2013, a departure ceremony of “Rail Baltica” Express, operating in the future “Rail Baltica 2” route Vilnius–Riga–Tallinn and connecting the capitals of Baltic States, will be held in Vilnius railway station (the main hall). A brief press conference is scheduled to take place at 12:15 a.m.

Important decisions by the Transport Council on rail safety, air traffic management, on funding of maritime safety agency and on setting up a satellite navigation agency
2013 10 11
Important decisions by the Transport Council on rail safety, air traffic management, on funding of maritime safety agency and on setting up a satellite navigation agency

EU strategies on how to increase safety and efficiency of air traffic management, improve air traffic control and safety, and better protect air passenger interests were discussed on October 10, 2013, in Luxembourg at the Meeting of...

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