3 December 2019: International Day of People with Disabilities 

To celebrate the International Day of People with Disabilities on December 3, LDIA was delighted to present a “Spotlight on Disabilities” evening in collaboration with DiversiCom.  A non-profit organization, Diversicom shared how they provide advice to employers, connect employers to jobseekers and generally raise awareness around disability issues by sharing best practices.  LDIA members were truly impressed by the testimonials of some amazing disabled individuals working in the legal profession.  As the photos from the event below show, the workshops facilitated by Diversicom on sensory, intellectual and physical handicaps, gave participants an eye-opening opportunity to try to understand, first hand, the difficulties that disabled colleagues overcome daily.  LDIA would like to extend its warm thanks to the Diversicom team and all those who facilitated such a positive evening.

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10 October 2019: World Mental Health Day 2019

All 44 LDIA members proudly celebrated the WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY by organizing various events in their respective offices.

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18 June 2019: LDIA Lunch & Learn Series, organized by Steptoe

A panel discussion regarding gender equality moderated by Dirk Van Gerven, Nauta Dutilh: “All human beings are equal, also women” based on his book ‘Alle mensen zijn gelijk, ook vrouwen – Over gendergelijkheid in de professionele loopbaan’. 

Panel members:

  • Sylvie Dubois – Altius
  • Fiona Carlin – Baker McKenzie
  • Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte – Hogan Lovells
  • Ruxandra Cana – Steptoe 
  • Etienne Dessy – Linklaters

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5 June 2019: Breakfast discussion with Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Minister of Finance and Development Cooperation:

‘The age of women.  Why feminism also liberates men’ Read Article – Breakfast Seminar with Alexander De Croo – 5 June 2019.

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18 May 2019: LDIA joined the Open@Work organization to the Belgian Pride parade

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16 May 2019: Open@Work panel discussion

What an incredible evening! Proud of our moderator and panel members! Many people participated, were inspired by the discussion and exchanged valuable information during the reception afterwards.

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8 March 2019: International Women’s Day

LDIA members proudly celebrated the INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’s DAY by organizing various events in their respective offices.

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31 January 2019: The Legal Diversity & Inclusion Alliance launch event took place at Hotel Le Châtelain in Brussels.  The start of all!

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