Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders Year 2019

Call for Nominations: U.S. Embassy is pleased to invite candidates for the summer Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on four themes of Civic Engagement, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Journalism and Media, and Youth, Education, and Closing the Skills Gap. The deadline for candidate applications to be received is January 31, 2019.
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Ambassador Hall’s Opening Remarks at #That’s Harassment Panel Discussion at Vilnius University Library

Thank you for joining us this afternoon to discuss an incredibly important topic – sexual harassment and sexual violence. We began this conversation last year and as we have seen worldwide, it is vital that we continue addressing this issue.   
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks at “Women, Peace and Security Capacity Building Conference”

I am delighted to join you today at the Women, Peace and Security Capacity Building Conference.  It is wonderful to see so many international experts gathered to discuss the role of women in peacebuilding and security.  I am especially delighted to welcome such a strong American delegation joining us here today, including representatives from the ...
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks at the Ceremony to Present the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom to President Valdas Adamkus

It is a great honor and privilege for me to take part today in this ceremony to present the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom to President Valdas Adamkus.  Each year, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation bestows this medal on individuals and institutions that have demonstrated a life-long commitment to freedom, democracy, and opposition to communism ...
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U.S. Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell Visits Vilnius

On October 31, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell visited Vilnius for a series of bilateral meetings, including at the Presidency and with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius, and Minister of Defense Raimundas Karoblis.  The main topics of discussion included strengthening our collaborative efforts to enhance security ...
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70th Anniversary – English Writing Competition

The U.S. Embassy in Lithuania in cooperation with Lithuanian state institutions invites all students from grades 9-12 to participate in an English writing competition to mark the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  This is a chance to express your personal views or stories about the importance of ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Current Time TV Launch in Lithuania

Gyvename skaitmeniniame amžiuje iš visų pusių apsupti informacijos srauto ir tampa vis sunkiau įvertinti jos tikrumą ir patikimumą. Mūsų dienomis informacija tapo ginklu kibernetinėje erdvėje. Į Lietuvą nukreipta organizuota dezinformacijos kampanija, kuria siekiama paminti lietuvių pasitikėjimą savo vyriausybe, Jungtinėmis Amerikos Valstijomis ir demokratinėmis institucijomis, kurioms Lietuva priklauso. Kaimyninės šalys taip pat patiria panašias atakas.
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Opening of the International Art Exhibition “Manuscript”

It has been a great honor for me to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania during the centennial celebration of the restoration of Lithuanian statehood.  The United States is proud of its long, rich history of friendship with Lithuania and its neighbors, Estonia and Latvia.  This friendship has endured many challenging days yet we ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Fulbright Tea at the Ambassador’s Residence

Thank you for joining us today to welcome our newest Fulbright participants to Lithuania and to celebrate the importance of the Fulbright program with our alumni and guests from the Ministry of Education. Senator J. William Fulbright, for whom this program is named, said many decades ago that “The Fulbright Program aims to bring a ...
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Call for Proposals for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship 2019-2020

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a Fulbright program that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts.
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Chargé d’affaires Solomon’s Remarks at Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Welles Declaration

In this exceptional year when Lithuania celebrates the 100th anniversary of the restoration of its statehood, the annual commemoration of the Sumner Welles declaration takes on a special meaning. Looking back at 100 years of U.S. and Lithuanian relations, there are numerous examples of the friendship between our peoples, cultural and economic ties, and our ...
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Ambassador Hall Remarks at the Reception Honoring U.S. participants in Exchange Programs

The United States has proudly called Lithuania a friend for the past century and that is, in large part, because of the strength of the ties between the people of our two great countries. As we look forward to the next 100 years of U.S.-Lithuanian relations, we know that the strength of our bond will ...
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U.S. Embassy presents exhibition “Across the Ocean: The Age of Friendship between Lithuania and the United States of America”

On April 18 the exhibition “Across the Ocean: The Age of Friendship between Lithuania and the United States of America” opens at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library. The exhibit, created in partnership with the Valdas Adamkus Presidential Library and American Fulbright Scholar Charles Perrin, reveals one hundred years of friendship between the U.S. and Lithuania and ...
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A Declaration to Celebrate 100 Years of Independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and Renewed Partnership

Declaration to Celebrate 100 Years of Independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and Renewed Partnership. The United States of America, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia, and the Republic of Lithuania, Commemorating the centennial anniversary of independence of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in 2018, Marking the beginning of diplomatic relations between the United States of ...
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Lithuania’s Centennial Message from Former Ambassador Deborah McCarthy

On this 100th Day of celebration of our friendship, I would like to congratulate Lithuania on its unwavering commitment to the ideals of freedom and democracy. I recall the reaffirmation of these values during the visit with President Obama at the White House in September 2013 as well as during Vice President Biden’s visit to ...
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Lithuania’s Centennial Message from Former Ambassador Anne E. Derse

I would like to express my admiration for the courage and vigor Lithuanians consistently have exhibited in building an independent and democratic state.  Please also accept my deepest thanks for the great kindness and friendship you extended to me and my family when we served in Lithuania. Congratulations on this important occasion!
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Lithuania’s Centennial Message from Former Ambassador John Cloud

Mary and I are honored to congratulate President Grybauskaitė, the Lithuanian Government, and the Lithuanian people on the centennial anniversary of the restoration of Lithuanian independence. It was an honor and a privilege to represent the United States to Lithuania, our great friend and ally, from 2006 to 2009.
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Lithuania’s Centennial Message from Former Ambassador Stephen D. Mull

Warm congratulations on the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Lithuanian statehood!  Lithuanians have inspired the world with their remarkable struggle to secure their independence, overcoming oppression with an extraordinary commitment to their history, their culture and their values.  It is those traits which make America proud to call Lithuanians friends and allies in our ...
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Ambassador Hall’s Centennial Message to Lithuania and Lithuanians

It is a great honor to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania during the centennial celebration of the restoration of Lithuanian statehood.  The United States has proudly called Lithuania a friend for the past century.  We congratulate the Republic of Lithuania on this important milestone in the history not only of this country and ...
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U.S. Ambassador Invites to Apply for Lithuanian-American Innovation Award

U.S. Ambassador in Lithuania Anne Hall announces the new round of applications for the annual Lithuanian-American Innovation Award worth of €10.000. Launched in 2016 by the Baltic American Freedom Foundation (BAFF), the American-Lithuanian Business Council (ALBC), and the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, the Award highlights and promotes innovative cooperation between the United States and Lithuania.
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BAFF Summer Leadership Academy – Application Period Opened

Baltic-American Freedom Foundation Leadership Academy invites all 11th graders from the Baltic countries  to take part in the competition for the BAFF Leadership Academy summer program. Application deadline is March 4, 2018. For application forms and competition requirements, please visit BAFF website.
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Ambassador Hall’s Remarks at Press Conference for the Samuel Bak Museum Opening

It is a great privilege for me to be here today. The opening of the Samuel Bak Museum in Lithuania is a historic milestone for U.S.-Lithuanian friendship. We are enormously grateful to the Vilna Gaon Jewish Museum and the Pucker Gallery in the United States for their phenomenal efforts.
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Ambassador Hall’s Opening Remarks at International Conference “#RemembranceResponsibilityFuture in Lithuania”

The United States strives to support a Europe committed to democracy, pluralism, human rights, and tolerance.  As Secretary Tillerson has said: “No one should have to live in fear, worship in secret, or face discrimination because of his or her beliefs.”  And so that is why we have come here, to remember and through remembering, ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks at the Groundbreaking for Hollister Inc. Plant in Kaunas

I’m honored to be celebrating the groundbreaking ceremony of Hollister Incorporated in Lithuania – and the arrival of another U.S. company to Lithuania.  Hollister’s arrival demonstrates the strong and growing ties between our countries’ economies.  Known worldwide for its advanced medical products sold in 80 countries, Hollister will serve the European market with this manufacturing ...
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25th Anniversary of the US-LT Educational Exchanges

On May 16, Ambassador Hall gave remarks at the Reception Marking the 25th Anniversary of the US-LT Educational Exchanges. For 25 years the U.S. Embassy in Vilnius has been proud to sponsor the academic and professional development of Lithuanians through our exchange programs, which include the Fulbright program, the International Visitor Leadership Program – more ...
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FACT SHEET: The United States and Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania – NATO Allies and Global Partners

As NATO allies, the United States, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania remain unwavering in their commitment to mutual defense, including building national resilience in line with the pledge made by all allies at the Warsaw Summit.
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