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Ministry of Environment

Ministry of Environment of Lithuania

The Ministry of Environment is the main managing authority of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania which forms the country's state policy of environmental protection, forestry, utilization of natural resources, geology and hydrometeorology, territorial planning, construction, provision of residents with housing, utilities and housing, as well as coordinates its implementation.

The main subdivisions of the Ministry of Environment:

  • Environmental quality department;
  • Environmental strategy department;
  • Nature protection department;
  • Department of forests;
  • Construction and housing department;
  • Territorial planning, urban development and architecture department.

Construction and housing department implements the strategic objective of the Ministry of Environment, which is to ensure sustainable development of the construction and housing sectors and to improve the conditions of construction business and provision of residents with housing:

  • It devises normative documents on supervision of construction and construction works, draft legal acts on construction and housing;
  • Devises construction and housing development strategies and programmes, and supervises their implementation;
  • Implements the provisions of the EU legal acts on the free movement of construction products and construction labour force, the implementation of the essential requirements for buildings, increase in energy efficiency of buildings;
  • Participates in the certification process of construction;
  • Supervises the evaluation process of construction products compliance.


Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania

Vytautas Jonaitis
Tel: +370 5 266 35 70

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News and Updates

June 2011
The BEENetwork Newsletter is available for downloading.

June 2011
The BEENetwork Flyer is available in English and German language.

May 2011
Residents will get additional support for refurbishment of multifamily buildings in Lithuania. more

April 2011
New European Energy Efficiency Facility to finance sustainable energy at the local and regional level. more

March 2011
On 8th March 2011, the European Commission published the new Energy Efficiency Plan (EEP). more

February 2011
State grants for the renovation of apartment buildings in Estonia. more



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