2013-11-06 On 6 October 2013, President Dalia Grybauskaitė watched the NATO Exercise Steadfast Jazz 2013 at the Adazi Base (Latvia)
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, together with Latvian President Andris Bērziņš, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, attended NATO Response Force Exercise Steadfast Jazz 2013 at the Adazi Base in Latvia - the first such exercise in the region. It is the largest NATO exercise since 2006.
2013-11-01 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended a traditional meeting of the Baltic presidents in Latvia, 31 October 2013
President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Latvian President Andris Bērziņš and Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves. It is a traditional annual meeting of the three Baltic presidents who gather to discuss topical regional issues and ways to strengthen cooperation among their countries.
2013-10-26 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended a European Council meeting in Brussels, 24-25 October 2013
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a working visit to Brussels, together with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barosso attended a coordination meeting to discuss major issues on the European Council agenda. Dalia Grybauskaitė briefed the EU leaders on continuing trade restrictions by Russia on the Lithuanian dairy products.
During her working visit in New York, President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented state decorations to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and artist Michael Philip Davis. The decorations were awarded on the occasion of the Lithuanian State Day, but H. Clinton and M. Davis could not collect them during the awards ceremony on 6 July. President delivered a speech at the general debate "The Post-2015 Development Agenda" during the 68th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. The discussion includes assistance to the developing countries and challenges faced on the path towards sustainable development of the countries around the world.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych opened an international Yalta conference held to discuss Ukraine's European perspective. The President underlined that the European Union is ready to sign an Association Agreement with Ukraine at the Vilnius Summit this coming November. Therefore, the last remaining months are very important both to Ukraine and the EU. On Ukraine's efforts next month will depend whether it is really determined to build its European future, or maybe it will yield to the pressure and threats giving up the achievements and results of the past five years.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė took part in the conference "Visions for Europe" held at the European Policy Centre where she delivered a speech on the challenges faced by the EU's energy policy and its prospects for the future. The participants of the conference included foreign diplomats, EU officials, business people, and representatives of non-governmental organizations, trade unions, regional and local institutions.
2013-09-01 Visit by the President Dalia Grybauskaitė in United States of America, 2013 August 30 - September 1
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a working visit in the United States of America, met with President Andris Bērziņš of Latvia and President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of Estonia in Washington. Before their White House meeting with President Barack Obama, the Baltic heads of state reviewed issues of primary importance to the Baltic region at a trilateral working level. The Presidents of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and the United States of America signed a joint political declaration at the White House, reaffirming the commitment of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and the United States to strengthen their strategic cooperation on defence as well as on energy, cyber and economic security.
2013-07-14 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Darius and Girėnas transatlantic flight in Polish village of Pszczelnik, 14 July 2013
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of Darius and Girėnas transatlantic flight. The President laid a wreath of flowers at the monument marking the site where the two pilots perished near the Polish village of Pszczelnik. The airplane Lituanica, piloted by Steponas Darius ir Stasys Girėnas, crashed on 17 July 1933.
2013-07-03 President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with EU leaders participated in a high-level conference in Berlin, 3 July 2013
In Berlin, President Dalia Grybauskaitė together with EU leaders participated in a high-level conference on fighting youth unemployment. The objective of the conference held on the initiative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to discuss measures to tackle alarmingly high levels of youth unemployment in Europe and share the EU member states' national best practices.
2013-07-03 President Dalia Grybauskaitė officially launched Lithuania's EU Presidency in Strasbourg, 3 July 2013
At a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, President Dalia Grybauskaitė outlined Lithuania's EU Presidency priorities and key tasks and answered questions from members of the parliament. This is an official working start of Lithuania's six-month Presidency of the Council of the European Union. According to the President, the Lithuanian Presidency agenda is ambitious and very important for all European citizens.
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10:00 Solemn parliamentary sitting to commemorate the Day of Restoration of Lithuania's Independence (Seimas, Gedimino pr. 53)
12:00 The Baltic States’ flag-raising ceremony (Independence Square)
13:30 Holy Mass (Vilnius Cathedral)
17:15 Meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Presidential Palace, S. Daukanto a.3)
19:00 The President greets laureates of the Honor of Lithuania awards (National Philharmonic Hall)
19:50 Address by the President at the concert dedicated to March 11 (Cathedral Square)