DIVERSITY
DEVELOPMENT
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Improve and manage diversity towards a sustainable, tolerant and socially responsible society

WELCOME

It is not our diversity which divides us; it is not our ethnicity, or religion or culture that divides us. Since we have achieved our freedom, there can only be one division amongst us: between those who cherish democracy and those who do not

Nelson Mandela

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ABOUT US

NGO ‘Diversity Development Group’ (DDG), founded in 2012, is a non-profit organisation with an objective to carry out scientific, applied and infrastructural projects in the fields of human rights, education, equal opportunities, diversity, migration and integration. The main aim of organisation is to improve and manage diversity towards a sustainable, tolerant and socially responsible society. DDG activities include the following areas:

Benchmarking

Monitoring of contemporary processes of migration and integration of migrants in order to accumulate, develop and disseminate the theoretical and empirical knowledge about contemporary migration processes in Lithuania

Equal opportunities

The development of equal opportunities for migrants and other vulnerable groups: monitoring of living and working conditions, human rights and social inclusion, social mobility and networks

Fundamental rights

Promotion and consolidation of fundamental rights and freedoms: equal rights for migrants and other vulnerable groups in areas of employment, housing, health care, social services and education; policy analysis and recommendation

Fighting against

Preventative actions against xenophobia, racism and intolerance; fighting against human trafficking

DDG aims

  • Inform and educate the society about the various minority groups: dissemination of research results, seminars, conferences, trainings, social actions. Active participation in shaping public attitudes;
  • Actively participate in the development and implementation of social policies to ensure the protection of vulnerable groups in the society (including prevention of discrimination, promoting tolerance, improving equality and human rights);
  • While aiming for a harmonious, tolerant and fully integrated society, to create and develop mechanisms for intersectional cooperation: to include governmental institutions, non-governmental organisations, academia, independed experts and business sector in shaping social policies, political debates and discourse;
  • Raise awareness about human trafficking in contemporary societies.

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Team

DDG team is actively involved in researches and project-based activities on national and international levels. It has been working in the field of migration and human rights for more than five years. Its experience covers qualitative and quantitative research, evaluation of migrant integration indicators and monitoring tools of migration policies. Experts of DDG contributed to the conceptualisation of migrant integration policy model in Lithuania and Lithuanian Migration policy guidelines

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CONTACT

Applied and infrastructural projects in fields of human rights, education, equal opportunities, diversity, migration and integration

Do not hesitate to contact us.

Z. Sierakausko 15,
Vilnius, 03105, Lietuva

Address for correspondence: Dociškių 7-66, Vilnius, 06154, Lithuania

+370 670 84739
+370 615 14401



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