Defending LGBTI rights in the EU: linking Rule of Law with Fundamental Rights

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Defending LGBTI rights in the EU: linking Rule of Law with Fundamental Rights

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable for the occasion of #IDAHOBIT 2021. The event counts on the presence of MEPs, the Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, and experts from NGOs.

Introduction

  • Terry Reintke MEP, Intergroup Co-Chair (G-EFA)

Panel 1 – National breaches of the rule of law and their impact on LGBTI persons’s lives

Moderation: Malin Björk MEP, Intergroup Vice-President (The Left)

  • Kaspars Zalitis, MOZAIKA (Latvia)
  • Mirka Makuchowska, KPH (Poland)
  • Tamás Dombos, Háttér Society (Hungary)

Panel 2 – Reactions from MEPs on EP positions on the matter

  • Juan Fernando López Aguilar MEP (S&D), Intergroup Member, Chair of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee, rapporteur on the article 7 on Poland
  • Michal Simecka MEP (Renew Europe), Intergroup Member, rapporteur on the EU mechanism on Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights and shadow rapporteur on the Commission’s Rule of Law report

Keynote address

  • Helena Dalli, Commissioner for Equality

Conclusion

  • Liesje Schreinemacher MEP, Intergroup Vice-President (Renew Europe) 
  • Marc Angel MEP, Intergroup Co-Chair  (S&D)

Details

Date:
May 17
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/137645468350191

Organiser

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

Venue

Online conference
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