Posts tagged as Society

System for relocating people of Lithuanian descent from crisis zones to be created

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The government has decided to create a system for relocating people of Lithuanian descent from humanitarian crisis zones, with a special law to be drawn up. Government Vice-Chancellor Deividas Matulionis told BNS that the possibility of returning to Lithuania and getting support for integration in the country would be a positive sign for Lithuanian expatriates. “There was Ukraine, there was a specific case, we had a decision for that in 2016, but…

Society has said a strict «no» to orphanages

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

The number of small children in state social care centres in Latvia has declined significantly. While one year ago there were approximately 80 children under the age of three in this category, their number was cut down by half by November 2017. At the moment there are 17 children under the age of three in orphanages, as reported by Welfare Ministry. The institution underlines that the continued reduction of small…