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.
Advisers to OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities visit Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson
On March 17th advisers to the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Iryna Ulasiuk and Jennifer Croft met with Agneta Lobačevskytė to discuss ombudsperson’s perspective on issues of national minorities in Lithuania.
Agneta Lobačevskytė meets the Chair of the Senate of the Kingdom of Belgium
On 14th January Agneta Lobačevskytė, Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson, met with Christine Defraigne, Chair of the Senate of the Kingdom of Belgium. During her official visit to Lithuania the Chair of the Senate expressed her wish to meet the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson to discuss the situation of women in Lithuania.
National Equality and Diversity Awards 2014
In a gala ceremony on 28 th of April 2015 night, national awards were handed out to individuals, organizations and initiatives that contributed most to promoting equality and diversity in Lithuania. The annual event was organized by the Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson and a forum of seven NGOs for the second time to recognize achievements in eight categories. The award for promoting gender equality went to Margarita Jankauskaitė, a prominent feminist and equal opportunities expert.