At the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II, the President participated in a reception at Buckingham Palace hosted on the occasion of the Olympic Games; visited the Olympic Village where she met with Lithuanian athletes to hand over a symbolic Olympic torch brought from Lithuania.
2012-06-30 Working visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to the European Council, Brussels, 28-29 June 2012
EU leaders in Brussels have endorsed the Compact for Growth and Jobs which sets out measures to boost economic growth and jobs in Europe. The European Council meeting has also approved country-specific recommendations for enhancing economy in each EU member state.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the United Nations Global Conference on Sustainable Development, RIO+20. The President delivered a speech at a plenary session and chaired, at the invitation of President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil, one of four high level UN Dialogues where representatives from 70 countries discussed how to get balance between economic growth and environmental protection.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė made a state visit to Latvia where she met with Latvian President Andris Bērziņš, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis and Speaker of the Parliament Solvita Āboltiņa. The Presidents discussed the aspects of bilateral and regional cooperation, joint energy projects and their positions in negotiations on EU's new financial perspective, with the highest focus on the strengthening of energy security.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended an informal meeting of the European Council in Brussels which focused on economic situation in Europe. The Lithuanian leader underlined that the economic situation in the European Union was still complicated and, therefore, the need to pursue stringent fiscal policies remained.
2012-05-22 Working visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to Chicago to attend the NATO Summit, 20-21 May 2012
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the NATO Summit in Chicago which focused on the strengthening of collective defence, the missile defence system, the mission in Afghanistan, and new threats. The President underlined that at this Summit Lithuania had achieved and reaffirmed all the goals it sought to ensure the security of our country and people.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė had a bilateral meeting in Kiev with the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. In Kharkov, the President met with Mikhail Dobkin, the Governor of Kharkov Region, and visited former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in hospital.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, during her working visit in Qatar met with the Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar, Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada, to discuss the prospects for cooperating in the energy sector and gas supply to Lithuania. The meeting included the introduction of the project of the liquefied natural gas terminal under construction in Lithuania.
2012-03-29 President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, 26-27 March 2012
President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the Nuclear Security Summit held in Seoul, the capital of South Korea. On the first day of her visit in South Korea, President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Yukiya Amano, the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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.
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