On 6 July, an exhibition 'Returned. The Lost International Treaties of the Republic of Lithuania, 1918–1940', under the auspices of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis, was opened in the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-organised the exhibition with the Office of the Seimas, the Lithuanian Central State Archives and the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. The exhibition, which will run until 18 September, presents 29 authentic international treaties of the interwar period, the fate of which has been unknown for decades. They testify to the recognition of an independent state of Lithuania, its active foreign policy and a broad geography of international relations.
Today, on 9 May, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Raimundas Karoblis congratulated the participants of the celebration on Europe Day, inviting them to celebrate the European unity, solidarity and close cooperation.
On 4 April, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Mantas Adomėnas met with Jonathan Brent, the Executive Director and CEO of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York, who is visiting Vilnius.
On 17 December, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis conferred the award of honor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Lithuania's Diplomacy Star – on Dr. Lara Lempertienė, Head of the Judaica Research Centre at the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the dissemination of research on the history and cultural heritage of Lithuanian Jews abroad, and to the commemoration of the Vilna Gaon’s 300th birth anniversary and the 700th anniversary of the history of Jews in Lithuania.
On 20 October, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis met with the Sakharov Prize winner, Ukrainian film director and human rights activist Oleg Sentsov, who is visiting Lithuania.
September 23, the anniversary of the liquidation of the Vilnius ghetto in 1943, is commemorated as the National Day of Remembrance of the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews.
On 8 September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis took part in a procession dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Holocaust and in the Holocaust memorial ceremony in Alytus. Lithuania's Foreign Minister stressed that the Holocaust was the greatest tragedy in the 20th-century Europe and its scale in Lithuania was appalling.