Lithuania – presentation of the National Report 2022
On 7 April 2022, the Diversity Development Group organized presentation of the “NIEM Lithuanian National Report 2022”.The national event was held in a hybrid format, with on-line streaming. Dr Giedre Blazyte (DDG) presented key insights from the whole research period and the most important changes that had taken place in the field of refugee integration in Lithuania. Refugee Council Lithuania representatives - Lina Grudulaitė and Hasan Agan - presented insights from focus group regarding challenges of people granted asylum in Lithuania. Representative of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour of Lithuania, Aistė Gerikaitė-Šukienė, presented strategic goals of integration policy for refugees. Event was finalized with the discussion on migration policies and current situation of migration in Lithuania.
Around 36 participants took part, including the main stakeholders working in the migration area: Lithuanian Refugee Council, Ministry of Social Security and Labour, Caritas Lithuania, Vilnius city municipality, The Refugees Reception Centre, different municipalities and etc.