Lithuanian Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations

Centre for Equality Advancement

I. Field of Activity and Areas of Expertise
Main Field of Expertise: III. Sustainable Development , Social Development, Gender Equality and Women's Rights/Empowerment
Additional Field of Expertise: II. Good Governance, Human Rights, Gender and Democratic Governance
Field of Activity: Research, Capacity Building/Training, Development Education/Awareness Raising
II. General Information
Internet site:
Address: Raugyklos g. 15-209, LT-01140 Vilnius
Tel./fax.: +370 5 2335380
Contact person/contact details: Virginija Aleksejune at
Number of employees: 5
Existing since: 2003
Source(s) of funding:
EU Structural Funds in Lithuania
EU Direct Financing
Development Cooperation Finances (national ODA budget line)
Financing from private sources/Charity
Annual turnover (in Litas): 1 euro= 3.45 Litas
≤ 500 thousand
Member of Lithuanian Umbrella:
(Lithuanian Umbrella is a non-formal entity uniting NGDO Platform and LITDEA)
About the Organisation. Role, goals, key activities: CEA has a goal to strengthen civil society by promoting respect for diversity and encouraging individuals and organisations to combat discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. CEA conducts professional trainings on the issues of gender equality, human rights, multiple discrimination and intercultural dialogue; completes research on women's rights, equality policies and intersectionality; compiles training tools and manuals for diverse groups; identifies the concepts of social campaigning; actively participates in human rights advocacy work. CEA is a member of a number of European and national networks.
III. Development Cooperation Experience
Geographical coverage of activities: Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Short-term assistance/expertise (study visits, trainings, fact finding missions, feasibility studies etc.) provided in third countries
Country and benefiting organisation/organiserDate (Month, Year)Brief description of the eventThematic topics covered
Ukraine, Ukrainian Women’s Fund 0 Study visit/Trainings Mainstreaming of Gender Equality, Women’s Political Participation, Gender Budgeting
UNDP Ukraine 0 Study visit/Trainings Gender Equality and Education
Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan 0 Study visit/Trainings Women’s leadership
Ukraine, Government office 0 Conference Mainstreaming gender in public policies
Participation in projects in the third countries
Project TitlePartner Country where project was implementedDuration (start/end dates)Partner(s) from EU/if applicablePartner(s) in the beneficiary/third countryOrganisation's role in the ProjectBrief description of the ProjectBudget
Empowering Women – Strengthening Democracies Ukraine 2013 Women's Perspectives (UA), Women`s Independent Democratic Movement (BY) Project Lead Conference 54000 Lt
Open Your Eyes for Democracy Belarus 2012 Women's Perspectives (UA), Gender Answer (BY) Project Lead Seminar 41360 Lt
V. Capacity Building Needs
Resource Mobilisation
Thematic Knowledge
VI. Planned/Preferred Project Activities in 2014 and beyond
Target CountryThematic AreaSearching for Partner
In EUIn partner country
Republic of Moldova Gender Equality and Women's Rights/Empowerment Yes Yes
Ukraine Gender Equality and Women's Rights/Empowerment Yes Yes
Armenia Gender Equality and Women's Rights/Empowerment Yes Yes
Azerbaijan Gender Equality and Women's Rights/Empowerment Yes Yes