[Portuguese Council Presidency event] Together with LGBTI persons: paces, challenges and dialogues

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[Portuguese Council Presidency event] Together with LGBTI persons: paces, challenges and dialogues

May 12 @ 8:50 am - 1:00 pm

The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union will be organising the online event “Together with LGBTI persons: paces, challenges and dialogues” on 12 May.

This webinar aims to create an opportunity for debate and focus on the needs and the rights of LGBTI persons, revealing the importance of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and reaffirming the commitment to combating discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics.

Speakers will include:

  • Rosa Monteiro, Portuguese Secretary of State for Equality and Citizenship
  • Helena Dalli, European Commissioner for Equality
  • Sophie Elizéon, Head of the Interministerial delegation for the fight against racism, anti-semitism and anti-LGBT hatred in France
  • Terry Reintke, Co-chair of the LGBTI Intergroup
  • Eleni Tsetsekou, Head of the SOGI Unit at the Council of Europe
  • Juul van Hoof, Program Officer – Seconded National Expert at FRA
  • Ana Cristina Santos, Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra
  • Katrin Hugendubel, Advocacy Director at ILGA-Europe
  • Richard Köhler, Advocacy Director at TGEU
  • Paula Allen, Vice-President at Associação Plano I, Portugal
  • Sandra Ribeiro, President of the Portuguese Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality

The event will be live-streamed on the social media accounts of the Portuguese Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality.

Details

Date:
May 12
Time:
8:50 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
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Website:
https://twitter.com/cig_portugal

Organisers

Portuguese Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality
Portuguese Council Presidency
European Commission