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.

Visit of the Ukrainian youth policy experts in Strasbourg
Category: News Published on 2016-12-20

In November by the end of the month a visit of the Ukrainian youth policy experts took place in Strasbourg where a member of the Advisory Council on youth of the Council of Europe Karolis Žemaitis had a chance to present the work of LiJOT member organizations and other European youth organizations to the participants from Ukraine.

Universal Periodic Review
Category: News Published on 2016-11-23

How far decisions from LiJOT General Assembly can actually go? Today we already know that even to UN OHCHR Universal Periodic Review.

European Youth Forum‘s General Assembly in Varna, Bulgaria
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-11-23

November 16-19 LiJOT Vice-president Elena Sinkevičiūtė and LiJOT Coordinator of International Affairs Rita Jonušaitė were participating in European Youth Forum’s General Assembly (GA) in which members to the board were elected as well as members of other governing bodies, European Youth Forum work plan and other important documents were adopted.  GA took place…

Youth organisations for the first time at the EU Strategy Forum on the Baltic Sea Region
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-11-15

Representatives from nine National Youth Councils, LiJOT was represented by Rita Jonušaitė, LiJOT coordinator of international affairs, from the nine Baltic Sea countries gathered together between 07th and 09th of November in Stockholm to represent a youth perspective at the 07th Strategy Forum on the EUSBSR.

An EU budget in support of efficient youth policies
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-09-21

In his speech on the state of the European Union Jean-Claude Juncker expressed the European Commission’s commitment to a continued fight against youth unemployment. A key means of achieving this is by implementing the Youth Employment Initiative, which will be boosted with an additional € 1 Billion, as foreseen by the mid-term review of the EU budget. The Youth Intergroup…

European Youth Forum face to face consultation in Brussels
Category: NewsPublished on 2016-09-21

September 3rd European Youth Forum organized a face to face consultation to discuss the work plan that is currently in a process of preparation and will define priority areas for the upcoming few years of the YFJ work. LiJOT participated in a meeting where representatives of the organizations analysed, discussed and suggested amendments for the work plan that will be adopted in Nove…

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.

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