Respect for Every Human Being – Fundamental Mission of Human Rights Officers
On December 7th, 2016 The Office of Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson together with the other Lithuanian institutions fighting for human rights and the Committee of Human Rights of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania have organised the conference “Respect for every human being: human rights’ achievements and challenges in Lithuania” in order to commemorate The International Human Rights Day. It was the first time that all the officials, defending human rights, met together to present their activities and priorities.
Visit of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
It was an honor for the Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson to have the Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks as a visitor. The Commissioner received an overview of the Office's expertise, the main issues and the key challenges.
New Law Amendments Ensure Highest Standards of Independence for the Equality Body
New amendments of Law on Equal Treatment provide for the highest standards of independence for the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson
Visit of Estonian Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner
Liisa Pakosta, Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner form Estonia, visited the Lithuanian Equality Body on the 13th of May.
Meeting with the Ambassador of Austria
On 28th April Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson Agneta Lobačevskytė held an informal meeting with the Ambassador of Austria dr. Johann Spitzer, during which the general equal rights situation in Lithuanian was discussed.