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On Tuesday 28 November the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius in cooperation with the Presidential Palace of Lithuania, Swedish Institute, Save the Children and Global Child Forum are organising a high level inspirational conference regarding business opportunities and responsibilities relating to children’s needs and rights, under the National Campaign For a Safe Lithuania, an initiative by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė.
Dalia Grybauskaitė with children at Palanga
Dalia Grybauskaitė with children at Palanga
© Robertas Dačkus

Business leaders and media from all across Lithuania are invited to the event with the aim to deepen the understanding on how children are affected by business operations and how business can take action to contribute in securing good conditions for children.

Speaking at the conference are representatives from the Presidential Palace, the ambassador of Sweden, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, experts from Business Sweden and Global Child Forum. From business sector will IKEA, Telia, Girteka, Rimi Baltica and Tele2 be sharing their knowledge.

The conference will take place at the Presidential Palace of Lithuania, Colon Hall, on Tuesday, 28th of November 2017 at 13.00-16.30.

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