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23 05 2022 - International conference “Work-Life Balance: Why it Matters and How to Ensure it” is coming soon

Center for Equality Advancement in cooperation with the Office of the Equal Opportunities Ombudsperson and the Committee on Human rights of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania is organizing an international conference Work-life Balance: Why it Matters and How to Ensure it.

The conference aims at discussing the statutory policies that encourage or hinder individuals to reconcile family and work responsibilities, and sharing European best practices on effective strategies to involve fathers in childcare and gradually implement the dual earner/dual career family model.

The speakers will present legal measures to balance family and work responsibilities in Lithuania and the EU, discuss the impact of these measures on individual choices in fulfilling care obligations and pursuing professional career. Evidence on the benefits of men’s involvement in caring will also be presented.

Simultaneous translation will be provided.

Registering is mandatory via this link, until 27th of May.

Event takes place on 31st of May, 2022; 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. EEST
Lithuanian Parliament, Konstitucijos hall (Gediminas ave. 51, Vilnius) or online via “ZOOM”.
The link will be sent on the 30th of May.
The conference will also be live-streamed on YouTube.

Picture 1The project is co-funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020) of the European Union (Project Agreement with the European Commission No. 881615 – BALANCE – REC-AG-2019 / REC-RGEN-WWLB-AG-2019).