Annual Diversity Charter conference

Conference-2022

Speakers

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OLE TERJE HORPESTAD

Ambassador of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Vilnius
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DK Bartley

Global D&I lead at Moody's
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Vladimir Simonko

CEO at LGL
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Adam Long

Board member at the National LGBT Federation in Ireland
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Erica Jennings

Singer, songwriter, social activist
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Agnė Jonaitytė-Karalienė

Head of Human Resources & Infrastructure at Swedbank
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Cecilia Brinck

Chairwoman of Stockholm City Council
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Colin Ratushniak

La Ronge Mayor
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Donatas Paulauskas

Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Well-being at Ignitis Group
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Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez

Expert for Intercultural Cities programme of the Council of Europe
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Jessica Stern

U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons
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Jurgita Kuprytė

CO-FOUNDER AND CEO AT SOPA
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Karolis Žibas

INTEGRATION OFFICER AT UNHCR REPRESENTATION FOR THE NORDIC AND BALTIC COUNTRIES
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Marius Zelenius

Head of Communication at Lithuanian airports
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Marriane Borgen

Mayor of Oslo
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Peo Hansen

Professor of Political Science, Linköping University
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Remigijus Šimašius

Vilnius City Mayor
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Vaida Kaikarienė

Rimi Lithuania Country HR Manager
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Yolande Ditewig

DEPUTY REPRESENTATIVE, UNHCR REPRESENTATION FOR THE NORDIC AND BALTIC COUNTRIES
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Rugilė Trumpytė

CEO AT LITHUANIAN DIVERSITY CHARTER

Programme

  • 09:00 - 09:55
    Registration and coffee
  • 10:00 - 10:15
    Opening of the Conference with Erica Jennings
  • 10:15 - 10:30
    Welcome speeches:

    • Remigijus Šimašius, Vilnius City Mayor
    • Ole Terje Horpestad, Ambassador of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Vilnius
    • Rugile Trumpyte, Lithuanian Diversity Charter and Vladimir Simonko, LGL

  • 10:30 - 12:00
    Panel I: Equality, Diversity, Inclusion: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

    Moderator: Adam Long, National LGBT Federation in Ireland

    • Colin Ratushniak, Mayor of La Ronge, Canada
    • Cecilia Brink, President of Stockholm City Council, Sweden
    • Marianne Borgen, Mayor of Oslo, Norway
    • Remigijus Šimašius, Vilnius City mayor, Lithuania
    • Jessica Stern, U.S. special envoy to advance the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons

  • 12:00 - 13:00
    Coffee and Snack Break
  • 13:00 - 13.15
    Welcome back and musical performance with Erica Jennings
  • 13:15 - 13.50
    Panel II: How to achieve sustainable impact in organisations? (Language - Lithuanian)

    Moderator: Rugilė Trumpytė, Lithuanian Diversity Charter

    • Donatas Paulauskas, Ignitis Group
    • Vaida Kaikarienė, RIMI Lietuva
    • Marius Zelenius, Lithuanian airports
    • Agnė Jonaitytė - Karalienė, Swedbank Lithuania
    • Jurgita Kuprytė, SOPA

  • 13:50 - 14.50
    Panel III: The Value and Potential of Migration, Refugee Integration and Diversity

    Moderator: Karolis Žibas, UNHCR

    • Peo Hansen, Linköping University, Sweden
    • Gemma Pinyol-Jiménez, The Council of Europe
    • Yolande Ditewig, UNHCR

  • 14:50 - 15:30
    Coffee Break
  • 15:30 - 16.30
    Panel III: Proud Cities: From Struggle to Success Story. LGBTI Equality as a Pivotal Point for Diversity Mainstreaming

    Moderator: Kaspars Zalitis, Deep White, Latvia

    • DK Bartley, Moody's
    • Inge Alexander Gjestvang, FRI association
    • David Catterall DL, representative of Greater Manchester
    • Henk Nijmeijer, Drenthe Regional Parliament

  • 16.30 - 16.35
    Closing the conference

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