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.MORE
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.MORE
In 2018 Lithuanian Youth Council travelled around Europe to look for new ideas and to conquer new challenges! All in all, LiJOT had 17 delegations for 17 different trips to various European cities.
Lithuanian Youth Council presented their daily activities and challenges in youth policy. The presentation was arranged in the Baltic Leadership Programme on Youth and Bio-economy Module II meeting in Vilnius.
On the 22nd of November (2018) in the European Youth Capital of a year 2019 – Novi Sad, third largest city in Lithuania – Klaipėda was announced as the European Youth Capital of 2021!
The Lithuanian Youth Council (LiJOT) is the biggest non-governmental, non-profit umbrella structure for Lithuanian national youth organisations and regional unions of youth organisations and an Affiliated Organisation of ERYICA since 2012. It was founded on 19 September 1992. Hence this year, LiJOT is celebrating its 25-year anniversary.
An increase of interest in young people's problems, their situation in society and the opportunities for action, learning and mobility at the national and international levels can be clearly noted in Lithuania. Young people can act and influence the development of positive changes and innovative solutions of youth policy and youth work not only at local, but also international level…
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.
How far decisions from LiJOT General Assembly can actually go? Today we already know that even to UN OHCHR Universal Periodic Review.