Proceedings of the Conference

Created: 2017.07.11 / Updated: 2017.09.21 08:41

Opening session

Video greeting from H.E. Ms. Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania

Opening speech by Assoc. Prof. Algirdas Monkevičius, Rector of Mykolas Romeris University

Welcome speech of H.E. Mr. Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

Wecome speech of Mr. Linas Kukuraitis, Minister of Social Security and Labour of Lithuania

Special adress of H.E. Mr. M.J.Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs of India

Address of Mr. Motome Takisawa, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan

Session 1

Speech by UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women Lakshmi Puri

Remarks by Ambassador Mara Marinaki, EU/EEAS Principal Advisor on Gender

Equal pay for equal work or work of equal value: Swiss practices - dr. Sylvie Durrer

Remarks by the ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai

Remarks by the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Welfare, Republic of Latvia Hosams Abu Meri

Enabling Policies for Women's Economic Empowerment - NCPE Commissioner Renee Laiviera

Equality bodies and the economic empowerment of Women - Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner of Estonia Lissa-Ly Pakosta

Remarks by the Vice-President of the All-China Women's Federation Madam Tan Lin

Remarks by the Minister for Human Rights on Women Empowerment Pakistan Mr.Kamran

Session 2

Economic costs of violence against women - National University of Ireland, Galway Nata Druvvury

Social economic inequality from the gender perspective - Mykolas Romeris University Dr. Eglė Krinickienė

Economic benefits of gender equality in the EU - EIGE Virginija Langbakk

Economic benefits of unlocking markets for women to trade - Nneca Henry

Lithuanian situation on violence against women - Viktorija Cmilytė-Nielsen

Women, business and the law: the economic costs of gender inequality - World Bank Group Sarah Iqbal

Session 3

Overcoming stereotypes in energy sector: "Lietuvos energija" experience - Dr. Dalius Misiūnas

Half-empty or half-full? Lim Hwee Hua

Statement by MP, Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Bangladesh, Meher Afroze Chumki

Gender equity and water PhD Sara Ahmed

Session 4

Women go tech - Paulius Vertelka

International Girls in ICT Day - Laura Kangas

Economic benefits of gender equality in the EU-Stem - Helena Morais Maceira

Our social gender and our schools. What should we change? - Simonas Gentvilas

Gender challenges in education, STEM and occupational segregtation in the labour market - Deputy Secretary General, OECD Mari Kivinemi

Strategies for solving gender equality problem in research: women in STEM - Dalia Šatkovskienė

Session 5

Economic empowerment of women: challenges and good practices in rural areas in Japan - Asako Osaki

Creating equal opportunities in the world of work - CEO Flanders Investment & Trade Claire Tillekaerts

Inclusive, green business and women's entrepreneurship - Silvia Sartori

Women GoDigital empowerment - Vilma Misiukonienė

Women’s Entrepreneurship, a Multibillion Euros Missed Opportunity – Madi Sharma - UK Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, Entrepreneur, Founder and Owner of „Madi Group"

Video presentation by Ms. Pacita Juan, President, Women`s Business Council of the Philippines

Session 6

Experience and implication of South Korea's work-family balance policies - Eun Ha Chang

Modern work-life balance framework as a tool to promote gender equality in the EU - Giedrius Sudikas

Family-friendly policies for a better future of women at work: an ILO approach - Manuela Tomei

Family-friendly policies and programs in the Philippines: initiatives and challenges - Emmeline L. Verzosa

Promoting equal economis opportunities for women and men - Sweden - Cecilia Ruthstrom-Ruin






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