Lithuanians in the News
23rd September 2012
|XIV Lithuanian World Community Congress|
Australian Lithuanian delegates to the World Lithuanian Community Congress. (L-R)
Sigita Gailiūnaitė, Lidija Šimkutė-Pocienė, Dr Kazys Zdanius, Birutė Prašmutaitė,
Gabrielius Žemkalnis and Dr Saulius Varnas. Photo courtesy ”Mūsų Pastogė”
World Lithuanian Community President
Danguolė Navickienė. Photo courtesy plbe.org
Ambassador Gintė Damušytė.
Photo courtesy urm.lt
Danguolė Navickienė from the USA was elected as Chairperson of the Lithuanian World Community Council for next three year term. Also elected to the World Community Council were Jūratė Caspersen (Switzerland), Artūras Maslaukas (Denmark), Dalia Henke (Germany), Gintautas Želvys (Russia), Aušra Laurušaitienė-Kromelis (USA), Juan Ignacio Fourment-Kalvelis (Argentina), Aurelija Norienė (Belgium), Lina Stode (Sweden), Angelė Vaičiūnienė (Canada).
Appreciating the significance of the Lithuanian diaspora to Lithuania the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has appointed an experienced diplomat, Gintė Damušytė, as ambassador to the World Lithuanian Community. Ambassador Gintė Damušytė has held many important diplomatic posts, including ambassador to NATO and Canada.
Further information: www.plbe.org “Mūsų Pastogė” 05/09/12