Trans people and the EU LGBTIQ Strategy: One year in

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Trans people and the EU LGBTIQ Strategy: One year in

19th November 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable on the occasion of Transgender Day of Remembrance, celebrated internationally on 20 November.
In November 2020, the publication of the first ever EU LGBTIQ Strategy was a defining moment for LGBTIQ rights. One year after its publication, we will look at how it has contributed to trans rights advocacy in the EU.
This roundtable will count on the presence of CSOs working in the field, MEPs and a keynote speech by the Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli.
📅 When: Friday, 19 November 2021 – 10:00-11:30 CET
💻 Where: Online – streamed live onto the Facebook event
  1. Opening remarks: Malin Björk, MEP, Intergroup Vice-President
  2. Panel (Moderation by Maria Walsh, MEP, Intergroup Vice-President)
  3. Leading safe, healthy and equal lives – key projects for trans people in the LGBTIQ Strategy
    ▫️Evin Incir (S&D), Intergroup Member and Member of LIBE
    ▫️Diana Riba i Giner (G-EFA), Intergroup Member and Member of FEMM
    ▫️Anne Gaspard, EQUINET, Executive Director
  4. Reactions from Civil Society
    ▫️Richard Köhler, Transgender Europe, Advocacy Director
    ▫️Krisztina Orban, Transvanilla (Hungary)
    ▫️Adrián Luna, International Relations Officer in Federación Plataforma Trans, No Binaries España and Euforia (Spain)
  5. Keynote Speech: Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli
  6. Questions from moderator & participants
  7. Closing remarks by Liesje Schreinemacher, MEP, Intergroup Vice-President


19th November 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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LGBTI Intergroup
Transgender Europe (TGEU)