Analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them


The Eastern Europe Studies Centre hosts regular events, meetings, conferences and discussions. It brings together experts from different professional and academic backgrounds, representing and working in the disciplines of international relations and political science.

Events Mar 13, 2023
EESC meeting with President Valdas Adamkus

During our informal meeting we discussed international affairs and were delighted that the President was once again visiting the EESC conference hall named after him.

Events Feb 22, 2023
Discussion “What does Zeitenwende mean for NATO’s Eastern Flank?”

The Eastern Europe Studies Centre, in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, hosted the discussion “What does Zeitenwende mean for NATO's Eastern Flank?”, which mainly focused on the changes in Germany's foreign and security policy since 24 February 2022.

Events Feb 20, 2023
Munich Security Conference Debrief

Our Centre’s Director, “Munich Young Leaders 2023” member Linas Kojala today shared his insights on the main topics of the Munich Security Conference, which took place on 17-19 February, as well as on global security trends.  

Events Feb 09, 2023
Call for applications for the 4th Vilnius Young Leaders Meeting

The Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC), in cooperation with the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), is bringing back the Vilnius Young Leaders Meeting (VYLM) format and invites to apply for its 4th instalment, which is to be held on April 17–18 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Events Dec 15, 2022
The 8th Annual Eastern Europe Studies Centre Conference on Lithuanian Foreign Policy

On 13 December, the Eastern Europe Studies Centre, in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Baltic States, organised the 8th Annual Conference on Lithuanian Foreign Policy. The conference introduced with a presentation of the latest EESC study "Barometer of Sustainability of Democracy”, based on a sociological survey of the Lithuanian population, as well as the annual publication "Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review”.

Events Nov 23, 2021
Discussion “National security challenges in managing the migration crisis”

The discussion was attended by Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Chairman of the National Security and Defense Committee of the Republic of Lithuania (NSDC), Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis, and other guests took part in the discussion. The event was hosted by EESC Senior Policy Analyst Vladimir Laučius.

Events Jul 08, 2021
A meeting with the Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba

During a discussion, which was moderated by the EESC’s director Linas Kojala, he discussed ongoing reforms in Ukraine, the importance of the Eastern Partnership format, security dilemma and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, the country’s integration with transatlantic structures and matters of bilateral relations between Lithuania and Ukraine.