On 12 November, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius met with the Finnish Minister for European Affairs Tytti Tuppuraine, the Under-Secretary of State for EU Affairs Jari Luoto, and the Permanent State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland Matti Anttonen in Helsinki, Finland.
On 11 November, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius met with the Deputy Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Masamichi Kono. Representatives of the Government, the Office of the President, and other institutions responsible for cooperation with the OECD also attended the meeting.
On 11 November, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels. The meeting focused on regional security in the Gulf and the situation in Afghanistan.
On 24-25 October, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania is hosting the international conference “Pivot to Asia: Challenges and Opportunities” in Vilnius. Speakers from more than a dozen countries and international organizations are sharing their insights into developments in the Asia-Pacific region and their impact on Europe and Lithuania.
On 15 October, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Albinas Zananavičius attended the General Affairs Council in Luxembourg. Ministers continued preparations for the European Council meeting on 17-18 October, discussed the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, enlargement, and negotiations on the multiannual financial framework.
On 14 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg, which focused on the Turkish military operation in Syria's north-east and Turkey’s continued drilling activities off the southern coast of Cyprus.
On 14 October, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to the Council of Europe Laima Jurevičienė presented the ratifications of the Protocol amending the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (Strasbourg, 22.XI.2017) to the Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni.
On 11 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Rīga Conference. Lithuania’s Foreign Minister, his Latvian counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs, and other guests had a discussion entitled “Can the EU reform itself?”.
On 7 October, the second ministerial meeting of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation (P-TEC) is taking place in Vilnius. Its goal was to bring together policy makers, civil-society stakeholders and business leaders of the transatlantic community, and to tackle the most pressing energy security challenges of the day.
On 4 October in Vilnius, Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized the second international trade policy conference “Shaping the Future of Trade: Outlook on Asia”. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius delivered opening remarks, emphasizing the importance of trade rules and of embracing the potential of new technology in developing business relations with Asia.
On 26 September in New York, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius spoke at the launch of the Alliance for Multilateralism hosted by France and Germany. Initiatives to increase multilateral efforts to achieve global goals, including those related to media freedom, climate change, cybersecurity, and women's rights, were presented during the event.
On 25 September in New York, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius held meetings with his counterparts from North Macedonia, Jordan, and Belarus.
On 25 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius spoke at a high-level United Nations event, which focused on challenges facing Mali and the Sahel, as well as proactive measures to counter extremist narratives and ideologies.
On 23 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the second Ministerial Meeting on Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace. The event was hosted by the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan.
On 13 September in Rīga, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Neris Germanas participated in the second Japan – Baltic cooperation dialogue. The Japan-initiated cooperation dialogue with the Baltic states was launched in 2018 in Vilnius.