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The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in South Africa announces a vacancy for the position of Consular clerk

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H.E. Ms Rasa Jankauskaite, Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania, attended a memorial event in Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (JHGC) to honor Jewish victims of the Holocaust in Lithuania and commemorate the 80th anniversary of the liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto.

“Every September, we are not only commemorating the millions of innocent lives lost during the Holocaust, but we are also renewing our commitment to ensure that such atrocities never happen again “, - emphasized Ambassador addressing the Holocaust survivors and their relatives, members of Johannesburg Jewish community and other guests.

Tali Naten, Director of Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (JHGC), and H.E. Paul Jansen, the Belgian Ambassador to South Africa also welcomed the guests.

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After the changes in the Law on the Legal Status of Foreigners came into effect on 1 July, foreigners who are not in Lithuania will apply for national visas only through the external service provider chosen by the Migration Department. Until now, such applications were accepted by Lithuanian diplomatic missions, consular offices or visa centers abroad selected by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Ambassador's Farewell Added2023.07.14

Dear fellow citizens, colleagues and friends,

As my tour of duty is coming to an end, I am proud to share with you the highlights of my nearly three-year ambassadorial service in South Africa. Representing Lithuania's interests, developing diplomatic, political, economic, and cultural relations, promoting tourism to Lithuania, and providing development assistance to South Africa have been the Embassy's most important priorities. I am extremely satisfied with the results of our consistent work and efforts that will benefit my country as well as the Lithuanian citizens.

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The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to South Africa calls to submit project applications for the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion activity in the Republic of South Africa in 2023.

Embassy calls for submission of applications for the implementation of the following project concept:


The maximum grant per project is 15 000 EUR.

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A mobile exhibition dedicated to the life story of the famuos singer Chayela Rosenthal (1924-1979) has opened at the Holocaust and Genocide Center in Cape Town on June 18, 2023.

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Consular Announcement Added2023.06.09

Please note that the Consular Section of the Embassy of Lithuania will be closed from 30 June till 17 July 2023.

Limited service – applications for passport/ ID and collection of the documents - will be available from June 19 till June 29, 2023.

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As the amendments to the Law “On the Legal Status of Aliens” come into force on 1 July 2023, foreigners who are not in the Republic of Lithuania will have to submit applications for a National visa only through an external service provider chosen by the Migration Department.

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The Good Will Foundation (GWF) in Lithuania invites eligible Holocaust survivors and their heirs to submit an application for a one-time payment of compensation for the private real property expropriated in Lithuania during the occupation of the Nazi and Soviet regimes. More information and application documents are under the link.

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