In January 1991 the citizens of Lithuania united by national solidarity and desire for freedom defended restored country independence and resisted against the soviet occupants’ and their local collaborationists’ aggression and their attempts of coup d’état.
10–16 November a lot of educational communities in Lithuania marked the International day for Tolerance. In 1996, the UN General Assembly (by resolution 51/95) invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November. This action followed on the United Nations Year for Tolerance, 1995, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 at the initiative of UNESCO.
The International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania
Address: Gedimino Ave. 11, LT-01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel.: +370 706 63804
Fax: +370 706 63805