Lithuanian Youth Council


About us

LiJOT − the biggest non-governmental, non-profit umbrella structure for Lithuanian national youth organizations and regional unions of youth organizations.




LiJOT runs various international and national projects and already for more than 20 years LiJOT is a valuable partner for governmental institutions regarding formation and implementation of youth policy in Lithuania. 



LiJOT − thousands young people under one umbrella. Currently LiJOT has 70 members (non-governmental youth organizations), and represents more than 200 000 young people in Lithuania.

LiJOT submitted shadow report for UN
Category: News Published on 2016-05-10

April 30th LiJOT Coordinator of international affairs Rita Jonušaitė was in Brussels were participated in the meeting of the European Youth Forum Expert Group on Youth Rights.
The focus of the meeting was shadow reports submitted by LiJOT and Moldovan Youth Council together with European Youth Forum on the state of youth rights in respective countries. Both reports were presented in terms of content and the process of compilation. Possible actions in order to further stay involved in a process.

European Youth Forum Comem 2016 Spring
Category: News Published on 2016-04-26

April 14th-17th in Brussels was happening European Youth Forum (YFJ) COMEM. During the time of the COMEM annual report of YFJ was presented by the president Johanna Nyman that was followed by the report of the chair of the Council of Europe Advisory Council on Youth and financial results and accounts presentation by board and secretariat.

European Youth Forum academy in Paris
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-07-13

June 28th- July 1st in Paris was happening European Youth Forum academy. The academy had the theme “empowering, mobilizing and connecting young people” and brought together more than 50 young people from across the whole Europe. LiJOT coordinator of international affairs Rita also participated in the event.

Forum network on migration and human rights in Vienna
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-03-14

Meeting of the European Youth February 19th-20th LiJOT coordinator of international affairs was participating in a breakthrough meeting on the new Migration and Human Rights Network of the European Youth Forum. The meeting co-hosted by Austrian National Youth Council was attended by 11 Youth Forum member organizations which identified some of the key recommendations from the Resolut…

Meeting of the Council of Europe's Advisory Council on Youth in Strasbourg
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-02-08

January 27-29th LiJOT representative Karolis Žemaitis was participating in the introductory meeting of New Members of the Council of Europe's Advisory Council on Youth in Strasbourg, France. In 2015 in European Youth Forum General Assembly Karolis as LiJOT representative was elected as one of the delegates who from this year start their two years long term in Council of Europe's Ad…

Information tour in Germany
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-01-05

LiJOT coordinator of international affairs Rita Jonušaitė November 8th -14th was participating in information tour about work with young people at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. During the tour participants visited bureaus of youth organizations and organizations working with youth in Bonn, Koln and Berlin. There was presented how youth policy in G…

LiJOT participated in YFJ‘s COMEM in Madrid
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-01-05

November 27th -28th LiJOT representatives together with other delegates of youth organization s from all across the Europe were participating in European Youth Forum‘s (YFJ) Council of Member/Extraordinary General Assembly. There member organizations had a chance to have a discussion on the most relevant issues, express their opinion on organizational issues etc. Together with…