Lithuania - Organizations
Important economic organizations include the Association of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an organization that coordinates the activities of all the chambers of commerce in Lithuania. There are three umbrella trade union organizations in the country: the Lithuania Confederation of Free Trade Unions, the Lithuania Union of Trade Unions, and the Lithuanian Workers' Union.
The Lithuanian Academy of Sciences promotes education and research in a wide variety of scientific fields. There are a number of sports associations in the country. The Council of Lithuanian Youth Organizations helps organize and support a variety of youth groups. Scouting programs and chapters of the YMCA/YWCA are also active for youth. Kiwanis and Lion's clubs that programs in the country. The Red Cross is also active.