2012-03-03 Working visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to the European Council, Brussels, 1-2 March 2012
Prior to the European Council meeting, President Dalia Grybauskaitė chaired the NB6 meeting which following the Nordic-Baltic cooperation tradition focused on discussing and reconciling the positions on the EU-related matters that were of foremost importance for the region. The participants of the meeting discussed the items on the agenda of the European Council summit: the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union, the priorities of the European Union economic policy, the appointment of the European Council President, and the granting of EU candidate status to Serbia.
2012-01-31 Working visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to Brussels, informal meeting of the European Council, 30 January 2012
The leaders of the EU member states, attending an informal meeting of members of the European Council in the capital of Belgium, approved the Fiscal Compact Treaty designed to obligate the eurozone members to observe stringent fiscal discipline and pursue a responsible economic policy. All of the EU member states, except United Kingdom and Czech Republic, agreed to join the treaty.
2011-12-24 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the State Funeral of the former Czech President Vaclav Havel, Prague, 23 December 2011
President Dalia Grybauskaitė in Prague, St. Vitus Cathedral, attended the State Funeral of the fighter for freedom and former President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel. According to the President, Vaclav Havel was a great European figure whose courage, moral values and idealism have changed Europe.
2011-12-10 Working visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to the European Council, Brussels, 8-9 December 2011
Early Friday morning, the heads of state or government of EU Member States in the capital of Belgium agreed on stringent financial discipline and saving measures needed to overcome the debt crisis in the eurozone.
2011-12-02 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the meeting of Presidents of the Baltic States in Estonia, 1-2 December 2011
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the meeting of Presidents of the Baltic States in Estonia. Discussing the goals and new challenges of the Baltic States the Presidents underlined that energy security and the ending of energy isolation of the region was currently a key priority for Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė went on a working visit to Ukraine. In Kiev, she met with President Viktor Yanukovych and Prime Minister Mykola Azarov of Ukraine, attended the fifth session of the Council of Presidents of the Republic of Lithuania and Ukraine, welcomed the participants of the business forum of both countries, and participated in the exhibition - fair of Lithuanian products.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė participated in the festive events dedicated to Poland's Independence Day, on the invitation of President Bronisław Komorowski of Poland, and extended congratulations to all Polish people on their National Day. According to the President, the Polish people have already achieved very much in creating the wellbeing of their state: “Your country is an honored and trusted partner in the European Union and NATO and this is the result of hard and continuous work which will further contribute to strengthening Poland.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė during her working visit in Helsinki met with the President of Finland, Tarja Halonen, to discuss Nordic-Baltic cooperation issues. This year Finland coordinates the Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) cooperation with Lithuania taking over these duties next year.
2011-10-27 On 26 October 2011 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the informal meeting of members of the European Council
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the informal European Council meeting to discuss a comprehensive set of measures for controlling the euro zone debt crisis. The euro zone countries submitted to the European Council concrete measures how to consolidate – using the EU’s available instruments to a maximum extent – public finances and stabilize the banking sector.
The heads of state or government of the European Union countries, gathered in the capital of Belgium, discussed the EU economy revival and finance stabilization measures and debated how to solve the issues relevant for the euro zone. According to the President, the European Union has all the necessary measures to cope with the existing economic hardships – the member states should only find the political will to implement such measures.
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