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Western Union has been supporting and participating in the LGBTQ+ community festival Baltic Pride for several years. Sergej Sidorov, Leader of Western Union in Lithuania, says that he is proud of the company’s culture, which encourages collaboration between representatives of various nations and cultures. Adrian Muller, Global Sanctions Advisory Group Leader, and Western Union Lithuania

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On 1-5 June 2022 the Baltic Pride 2022 festival took place in Vilnius. The festival provided Lithuanian and Norwegian partners to explore new cooperation opportunities, share and establish new best practices. The organizer of the Baltic Pride 2022, the National LGBT rights organization LGL together with partners Oslo City Municipality, Vilnius City Municipality and Lithuanian

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Swedbank in Lithuania has been implementing and contributing to various initiatives promoting equality and diversity for many years. The LGBT community festival Baltic Pride held in Vilnius this year is no exception. Simona Lėverienė, head of Swedbank’s Career Center and Board Member of the Lithuanian Diversity Charter, says that organizations promoting diversity reflect a more

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In collaboration with The Bęc Zmiana Foundation, Polar Rainbow, the AR sculpture from Latvian-British artist Kristaps Ancāns will be visible starting July 1st, 2022 from the Warsaw Meridian in Theatre Square in the Polish capital, and globally, across locations on the 21E meridian line. The project is curated by Corina L. Apostol (Tallinn Art Hall)

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LGL Annual Report for 2021 Now Available Online

The National LGBT rights organization LGL is proud to announce the annual report for 2021. Transparency and independence from any political or financial interests are one of the most important goals for our organization in order to achieve effective inclusion and social integration of local LGBT community. LGL’s annual report for 2021 comprehensively presents organization’s activities,

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On 27-28 June, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated at the kick-off meeting of the project COUNTER HATE in Piraeus (Greece). During the meeting LGL Project Manager Monika Antanaitytė and LGL Communication Manager Eglė Kuktoraitė introduced the project partners with the legal background against hate crimes and hate speech in Lithuania.

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LGL Executive Director Participated in Google.org Social Leaders Lab in Riga

On 20-21 June, 2022 Vladimir Simonko, the Executive Director of the National LGBT rights organization LGL, participated in the first Google.org Social Leaders Lab in Central and Eastern Europe in Riga, Latvia. The event included 2 days of networking, exploration, meetings with policy and business leaders as well as nonprofit leadership skills training delivered by

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LGL Representatives Participated in Riga Pride

On the 18th of June, 2022 representatives of the National LGBT rights organization LGL participated in Riga Pride March for Freedom. Around 5000 participants took part at the march. Showing support and solidarity to the LGBTQ community in Ukraine, Riga Pride took place together and as part of Kyiv Pride with the message “Until we

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Ambassador of Norway to Lithuania H. E. Ole Terje Horpestad says that Lithuania has made progress in LGBTI visibility in recent years, but to achieve prosperity and sustainable development, we should accept all our citizens and fully use their skills and talents. Norway is keen on supporting LGBTI rights both at home and abroad. What

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Marianne Borgen, the Mayor of Oslo, says that the Baltic Pride 2022 will become a platform for cooperation between Oslo and Vilnius municipalities on the topic of equal rights for all. The Mayor insists that it is essential that the local government take an active role in promoting equal opportunities and diversity for citizens and

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Kaspars Zalitis: Riga Pride is Coming Back and Invites to Celebrate Freedom

Riga Pride returns to Latvia this week with the most anticipated March for Freedom on Saturday, 18th of June. Showing support and solidarity to the LGBTQ community in Ukraine, Riga Pride will take place this year together and as part of Kyiv Pride with the message “Until we are all free”. With 40 events throughout

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DK Bartley, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at Moody’s, the global credit rating and financial services company, is keenly responsible for Moody’s acceleration of D&E&I as a business imperative and the international Diversity and Inclusion strategy for its internal and external framework. Having ample experience in advancing D&E&I he transformed the employee value proposition