On 27 February, the annual Development Cooperation Conference took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. The event focused on Lithuania’s development cooperation policy and results.
On 4 February, the international conference “Mobilizing Public Sector Expertise for EU Development Cooperation” was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Participants discussed the importance of public sector experience in implementing the EU development cooperation projects.
On December 9-12, at the 33rd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva Lithuania reiterated its support for the activities of the movement and announced its contribution to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) activities in Ukraine.
On 2 July in Canada, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The meeting took place on the margins of the third Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto.
On 28 May, the international conference “Lithuanian Development Cooperation: Contribution to the Africa-EU Partnership” was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. The event focused on the possibility for the Baltic states to engage in mutually beneficial cooperation with African countries.
On 10 April, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published the “Official Development Assistance 2018 – Preliminary Data”.