President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended a special meeting of the European Council to discuss how to allocate the EU's seven-year budget for the period 2014-2020. The President also met with Lithuanian farmers gathered in Brussels and thanked them for their support in the negotiations.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the European Council meeting in Brussels. The heads of state or government of the EU member states discussed proposals to strengthen supervision of the finance and banking sector in the euro area and reviewed progress in the implementation of measures to boost economic growth.
2012-10-22 Visit by President Dalia Grybauskaitė to New York, United Nations General Assembly, 23-28 September 2012
President Dalia Grybauskaitė attended the General Debate of the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. This year, the leaders of the world discussed ways to resolve international disputes by peaceful means.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė made a reciprocal official visit to Romania where she met with Romanian President Traian Băsescu, Prime Minister Victor Ponta and Romanian President of the Senate Crin Antonescu. Key items on the visit's agenda included EU funds absorption, discussion of negotiating positions on the EU's new financial framework, the projects important for the countries' energy security and independence, prospects for bilateral cooperation.
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.
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