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Newsletter No. 12

Kaunas district court equipped with stationary video transmission, recording and storage equipment.
Switzerland supported the installation of video systems in Lithuanian courts. © Vaida Petraviciene

Lithuania, May 2017 – The newsletter provides information on results of projects in Lithuania. The current edition features three project descriptions. 

Modern Technology in the Courts

In an effort to make case proceedings a quicker and more convenient process, as well as to ensure the protection of the participants’ rights, over 2 million CHF were invested in Lithuania in creating a video conferencing system that allows organisation of remote court proceedings and recording and storage of these recordings.

Maltese Youth Learn and Increase Awareness of Their Organisation

Using the funds available under the NGO Block Grant, the Maltese Youth organisation created a model of the development and management of activities as a result of which the NGO provided training to about 400 young volunteers, increased the quality of services it provides and allowed the network to gain greater financial autonomy.

HIV and AIDS in Lithuania: Efforts to Dispel Myths

The Association Positive Life has decided to solve the problems involving lack of information about and intolerance towards people suffering from HIV. Swiss Funds available under the NGO Block Grant helped to create and develop a dialogue between NGOs and state institutions, and - most importantly - in turning the attention of municipalities on continued cooperation on preventive programmes.

Newsletter Nr. 12 Lithuania (EN) (PDF, Number of pages 6, 692.2 kB)

Project description Courts

Video  LT Courts (in Lithuanian)

Project description NGO Fund Lithuania

Video LT NGO Fund (EN)

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