Content

The analysis of the international anti-terrorist challenges: the case of Lithuania (2006)

Project duration

2006

Grant giver

State Science and Studies Foundation

Project description

Project aims are:
1. A comprehensive review of the readiness of the Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament), Government, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania and State Security Department to participate in a long-term counter-terrorist missions abroad and the ability to respond to terrorist threats within the country;

2. To analyze the possible contribution of non-governmental sector (public, religious, ethnic and cultural organizations) to anti-terrorist fight;

3. To evaluate existing scientific and expert potential and to foresee future needs of Lithuania's participation in international counter-terrorism missions;

4. To study the adequacy of Lithuanian public perception to terrorist threats, and media‘s influence to form this perception.

Instituto ekspertai išanalizavo Lietuvos valstybinių institucijų pasirengimą dalyvauti ilgalaikėse antiteroristinėse misijose užsienyje bei gebėjimą  reaguoti į teroristinio pobūdžio grėsmes šalies viduje.

Experts of the Institute analyzed readiness of Lithuania state institutions to participate in long-term counter-terrorist missions abroad and the ability to respond to terrorist threats within the country.

 IIRPS academic staff involved

Assoc. prof. E. Račius, V.Urbelis, D.Šlekys, A. Maskoliūnaitė

Participant institutions

 IIRPS VU