Photo credit: Official Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, photos by Robertas Dačkus
IWF Sweden member and Ambassador to Lithunaia Maria Christina Lundqvist visited the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) this week.The EIGE mission is to make equality between men and women a reality for all Europeans and beyond. They are currently developing a measurement framework for violence against women (VAW) in the EU, which will become a part of EIGE’s Gender Equality Index for European States.
— Maria C Lundqvist (@LundqvistMC) November 16, 2016
Ludqvist received her official accreditation as Ambassador to Lithunaia on October 6th. She presented her credentials to the President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is one of 22 women currently serving as head of state. Sweden makes the majority of foreign direct investments in Lithuania and is a key economic partner.
IWF Sweden will host the 2017 World Cornerstone Conference in May.