On the sidelines of the G20: how to achieve socio-cultural and economic inclusion of LGBTIQ persons?

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On the sidelines of the G20: how to achieve socio-cultural and economic inclusion of LGBTIQ persons?

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable on the sidelines of the G20. On October 30th and 31st 2021, Rome (Italy) will host the G20 Leaders’ Summit, comprising the G20 Heads of State and Government.
Ahead of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, this event aims at providing a forum to discuss how to cooperate to improve LGBTIQ rights in the G20 countries and globally, highlighting the need for the leaders of the G20 countries to take concrete action towards socio-cultural and economic inclusion of LGBTIQ people in their plans for a strong, inclusive and sustainable economic recovery.
This roundtable will count on the presence of CSOs working in the field, as well as the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the United Nations.
  1. Opening remarks: Fabio Massimo Castaldo, MEP, Intergroup Vice-President
  2. Keynote Address: Stella Ronner-Grubacic, Ambassador for Gender Equality and Diversity, European Union External Action Service (EEAS)
  3. Panel: Where do the G20 countries stand on LGBTIQ rights?
    1. Henry Koh, Executive Director, ILGA Asia
    2. Kseniya Kirichenko, Programme Manager, ILGA World
    3. Maria Sjödin, Acting Executive Director, OutRight International
    4. Mauro Cabral Grinspan, Executive Director, GATE
  4. Questions from moderator & participants
  5. Closing remarks by Fabio Castaldo, MEP

Details

Date:
October 29
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Website:
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Organiser

LGBTI Intergroup
Email:
contact@lgbti-ep.eu
Website:
www.lgbti-ep.eu

Venue

Online conference
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