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

Women’s leadership – the foundation of national welfare
President Dalia Grybauskaitė took part in a debate initiated by the influential US daily The New York Times on women’s leadership.
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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Presidents of Ethiopia and Georgia join the CWWL

07.02.2019

The President of Ethiopia, Mrs. Sahle-Work Zewde, and the President of Georgia, Mrs. Salome Zourabichvili, responded to the invitation of the President of the Republic of Lithuania and the Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders, Dalia Grybauskaitė, to join the Council. President Sahle-Work Zewde and President Salome Zourabichvili are the first female heads of state in their respective countries. “I commend the initiative taken in creating such a forum where women leaders, when they manage to get to these high and important positions, have the possibility to exchange experiences, learn from and support one another,” said the President of Ethiopia in her letter of response.

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...

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...

Economic Cost of Violence against Women to be discussed in UNGA

14.09.2016

During the UN General Assembly General Debate Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania and Chair of...

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