On 22 October, well-known Lithuanian artist Sigita Maslauskaitė-Mažylienė presented her art work „Wall“ at the opening of the art exhibition “The Future We Want” in Geneva‘s historic Palace of Nations. The art work was nominated to the United Nations Office in Geneva art contest by the Permanent Mission of Lithuania in Geneva.
On 24 September, the diplomatic conference “Beyond Duty – Visas for Life” to mark the Year of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, who served as vice-consul in interwar Lithuania, took place at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) in Kaunas. The conference was opened by the VMU Rector, Professor Juozas Augutis and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius.
On 25 May, the Africa Day is celebrated in Lithuania and around the world. This day has been celebrated in Lithuania since the 1999. On this occasion, various cultural and educational events cultivating deeper and closer knowledge of the African continent usually take place in Lithuania.