What is the foreign policy orientation of the majority in Lithuania? Is their pro-Western orientation in direct clash with a preference for a strong leader?

For a sixth year, GLOBSEC Trends 2021 report provides unique insight into public attitudes towards the functioning of democracy, proneness to belief in conspiracy theories and trust in institutions, mainstream media and authorities in ten Central and Eastern European countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

his summary focuses specifically on Lithuania and has been developed in cooperation with the Eastern Europe Studies Centre / Rytų Europos studijų centras (EESC).

Read the highlights in the fact-sheet below and watch EESC’s Analyst, Jurgis Vedrickas, talk about the trends in public perceptions in Lithuania.

To discover more about the GLOBSEC Trends 2021 publication, please go here.

For more information about Lithuania, please visit EESC’s website.

This work has been supported by the National Endowment for Democracy under a project „Understanding and Countering Authoritarian Interference“.