Posts tagged as depopulation

The problem of Lithuaia’s depopulation reached the hearts of Brussels specialists

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Almost 200 mln euros in emigration compensation, stipulated in the EU draft budget for Lithuania, should remain irrespective of the outcome of the negotiations, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said after the EU summit in Brussels where leaders failed to agree on the 2021-2027 budget. “Our argument on depopulation has reached the hearts and minds of Brussels specialists, and because of that we now have almost 200 mln euros more,” Nauseda…

Lithuania in EU budget talks: Ignalina NPP, farmers and depopulation in focus

Thursday, February 20, 2020

As Lithuanian president heads for budget talks in Brussels, farmers from the three Baltic countries are set to protest outside the European Parliament. Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda arrived in Brussels on Thursday for EU budget talks that will determine the bloc’s finances for the next seven years. In addition to agricultural payments, Nausėda will focus on three other areas in the talks: the so-called Cohesion support aimed at helping poorer…