President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė
Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders

The President's Office joins global movement against violence
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the President's Office will join the UN initiative "Orange the World” by illuminating the Presidential Palace in orange on Sunday, November 25.
Gender inequality costs trillions to the world
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who chairs the Council of Women World Leaders, held a high-level event on economic growth through women’s empowerment at the United Nations General Assembly.
The President encouraged women of the world
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who chairs the Council of Women World Leaders, attends Women Political Leaders Global Summit “We Can Do It!” in Iceland. The conference that brings together over 300 women parliament members from almost 100 countries, including the Presidents of Estonia, Malta, and Croatia, focusses on ways to end violence against women and empower women to participate in politics and innovative economy.

The beginning of the 20th century was defined by brave women who claimed their right to vote. It is up to us to define the beginning of the 21st century as the new era with equal pay, freedom from violence and universal respect for women’s rights. The time is now. 

                                                                                                    President Dalia Grybauskaitė

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CWWL members among 100 most powerful women in the world

05.12.2018

Magazine Forbes announced the 2018 World’s 100 Most Powerful Women list. Ten out of seventeen female politicians in the list are members of the Council of Women World Leaders. CWWL is a unique network of current and former female Head of States. The President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is also on the list, is a chair of the organization. Angela Merkel, Theresa May, Sheikh Hasina Wajed, Jacinda Ardern, Erna Solberg, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, Kersti Kaljulaid, Michelle Bachelet and Ana Brnabic are among most powerful women this year.

The President's Office joins global movement against violence

23.11.2018

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the President's Office will join the UN...

Gender inequality costs trillions to the world

27.09.2018

President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who chairs the Council of Women World Leaders, held a high-level event on economic...

Two new members join the CWWL

20.07.2018

At the invitation of the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, former Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma and former Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe Maria do Carmo Silveira joined Council of Women World Leaders.

The President encouraged women to be more self-confident

07.06.2018

President Dalia Grybauskaitė opened the global Women Political Leaders Summit “It’s about time! 100 reasons to act!”...

Women world leaders meet in Vilnius

06.06.2018

More than 300 female politicians and representatives of business, international and non-governmental organizations...

Focus on security at the meeting of Presidents of Lithuania, Estonia and Croatia

29.11.2017

President Dalia Grybauskaitė, attending the international conference of Women Political Leaders in Iceland, met with...

Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated President-elect of Estonia

03.10.2016

President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations to President-elect Kersti Kaljulaid of the Republic of Estonia....

Full Participation of Women – Essential for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

22.09.2016

President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders delivered a speech at the 71st United...

Violence against women – we all pay the price

21.09.2016

President of Lithuania and Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders Dalia Grybauskaitė hosted a high-level...

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