On 3rd of October 2018, Lithuanian Diversity Charter was successfully launched in Vilnius, Lithuania. Almost 30 organisations have singed the Charter and committed to promote diversity. The conference “Diversity as Economic, Social and Cultural Potential” followed the official launch of the Charter after the press conference and official signing procedure.
During the conference, topics, such as discrimination in Lithuanian labour market and advantages of diversity were discussed. The opening remarks were given by Mariano Andrade Gonzalez, Head of Barclays Global Operations Lithuania. Then keynote presentations by Wendy Papworth from Barclays UK, Zuzana Dorazilova from European Commition and Karolis Žibas from Diversity Development Group followed. Finally, best practises to foster diversity were presented by 9 well known companies in Lithuania.
In total almost 100 participants attended the event, representing private, public and non government sectors. Around 15 publications about the Charter and discrimination were published in Lithuanian media outlets, including the most popular ones, such as: delfi.lt, 15min.lt, lrt.lt and others.
For more information, please visit Lithuanian Diversity Charter’s website www.diversity.lt