Foreign affairs

Lithuanian president to host OSCE-UN conference on women in international politics

On Monday, 20 April, President Dalia Grybauskaitė will attend an international conference which will focus on ways to enhance the role of women in promoting international peace and security. The conference is organised by the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the United Nations, the presidential press service announced. […]

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Vilnius to host conference on equal opportunities

The Office of Equal Opportunities Ombudsman, National Equality and Diversity Forum, the Committee on Human Rights of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the European Information Office of the Seimas organize the Human Rights Conference on “Equal Opportunities Policy in Europe and in Lithuania: Current Challenges and Future Perspectives”, the European Information Office of the Seimas reports. […]

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President Grybauskaitė says there needs to be more progress in gender equality

President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that although Lithuania can boast of great results in the area of women’s rights and their active participation, women are still paid less compared to men and are dramatically underrepresented in top positions. […]