aA
Adas Jakubauskas, 55, has been appointed director of the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania on Thursday after 71 lawmakers voted in favor, 15 were against, eight lawmakers abstained and one voting ballot was damaged.
Adas Jakubauskas
Adas Jakubauskas
© DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

He will assume his new position on July 1.

Under the existing law, the GRRCL's director is appointed for a five-year tem.

The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania investigates all of the manifestations of genocide, crimes against humanity and humaneness, persecution of the Lithuanian population during the years of occupation, and also the processes of armed and unarmed resistance against the occupations, and initiating legal assessment of the organizers and perpetrators of genocide.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
|Populiariausi straipsniai ir video

Vilnius centre becomes art gallery

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has turned its centre into an open-air art gallery . The outdoor...

Lithuania faces new educational trends in post-pandemic reality

Scientists predict the second wave of coronavirus, and this uncertainty encourages high school...

Summer discoveries: exhibitions in Kaunas

After a couple of months with the doors closed, museums and galleries are eager to attract visitors.

Online from Kaunas: Lithuanian language and culture summer school

Baltic Summer University organisers have decided to use this time to explore the opportunities to...

Jakubauskas appointed director of Lithuania genocide center

Adas Jakubauskas , 55, has been appointed director of the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of...

Top news

President hopes for fair distribution of EU recovery fund

Increased financing for the European Union’s (EU) cohesion policy is one of the biggest expectations...

Number of workplace deaths down by one-third

The number of workplace deaths in Lithuania shrank by 33 percent, or 7 cases, in the first half of...

Skvernelis to lead Farmers and Greens' list in election

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will lead the Farmers and Greens Union 's candidate list...

Lithuania bans arrivals from Bulgaria, Romania

Lithuania has added Bulgaria and Romania to the list of countries from where travel is banned due...

Unique integrated health monitoring system for stroke survivors patented in Lithuania

Group of biomedical engineers from biotech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania together with researchers at...

|Maža didelių žinių kaina