2022 10 25
Svalbard Global Seed Vault Welcomes First Ever Seed Deposits from Spain and Lithuania

Through clear Arctic skies, the small plane carrying 10 precious boxes of seeds from Spain arrived at Svalbard airport on the morning of the 7 th  of June. Two days later a box arrived from Lithuania. It was an occasion for the two countries to celebrate.

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2022 05 31
Lithuanian plant genetic resources are going to be stored in the Arctic Pole – at the Svalbard Seed Vault

The Lithuanian State Forest Service has signed an agreement with NordGen, the Nordic Centre for Genetic Resources, under which NordGen will store the seed collection of Lithuania's most valuable plant genetic resources at the Svalbard Seed Vault. The collection is currently being prepared for shipment and ...

2022 03 22
Lithuania simplifies the recognition procedures of professional qualifications for architects and civil engineers from Ukraine

The Ministry of Environment is shortening the procedure for recognizing the professional qualifications of architects and civil engineers for Ukrainians who have fled the war zone and are looking for employment possibilities in Lithuania.

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Simonas Gentvilas

Minister of Environment


Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania
A. Jakšto str. 4, LT-01105 Vilnius, Lithuania

Phone: +370 626 22252
Fax: +370 706 63663
E-mail: [email protected]