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March 2021

Workshop on LGBTI+ Rights in the EU

22nd March 2021 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

On 22 March the Committee on Petitions will host a workshop on LGBTI+ Rights in the EU, organised by Policy Department C. In this workshop the study “Obstacles to the Free Movement of Rainbow Families in the EU” will be presented. This study examines the various obstacles rainbow families face when moving within the EU. The workshop will be followed by the presentation and discussion of several petitions received by the committee, exposing examples of these obstacles.

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May 2021

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

12th May 2021 @ 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:…

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

17th May 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

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 -…

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June 2021

Confronting anti-LGBTI+ human rights abuses in Chechnya: what can the World’s parliaments do?

15th June 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable on human rights abuses in Chechnya. This roundtable will focus on what responses can be given to the situation of LGBTI+ persons in Chechnya, following the making of the documentary "WELCOME TO CHECHNYA: The Gay Purge", BAFTA winner for the International category. The event is the result of a collaboration between the LGBTI Intergroup at the European Parliament, the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global LGBT+ Rights and the USA Congressional LGBTQ…

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October 2021

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

29th October 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

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…

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November 2021

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…

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April 2022

FIGHT LIKE A LESBIAN: Activist against war, oppression and discriminations

April 26 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
European Parliament, Brussels, Rue Wiertz 60
Brussels, 1047 Belgium
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You are cordially invited to attend the Left's event: "On Lesbian Visibility Day 2022 (26 April), EL*C, the Eurocentralasian Lesbian* Community, and MEP Malin Bjork invites you to come and meet the lesbian activists at the centre of many of today’s most urgent fights for solidarity and equality in the EU. Being lesbian, bisexual and queer women means being at the crossroad of multiple discriminations. Based on gender and sexual orientation, but not only. It also means that in times…

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May 2022

LGBTIQ Freedom Zone: From Europe to Cities

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
European Parliament, Strasbourg, All. du Printemps
Strasbourg, 67070 France
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You are cordially invited to attend Renew Europe's event: "In response to the backsliding of LGBTIQ rights in some EU countries notably Poland and Hungary, and at the initiative of Renew Europe, the European Parliament declared the EU to be an ‘‘LGBTIQ Freedom Zone’’ in a resolution adopted by a large majority of 492 votes in favour in March 2021. This resolution proved its success! Since then many municipalities in Europe declared themselves at LGBTIQ freedom zones and around half…

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National Action Plans on LGBTIQ Equality: How do they contribute to equality in the EU?

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
European Parliament, Brussels, Rue Wiertz 60
Brussels, 1047 Belgium
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You are cordially invited to the cross-party event organised by MEPs Malin Björk, Pierre Karleskind and Maria Walsh for the occasion of IDAHOBIT 2022. May 17 is the internationally recognised International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia and Interphobia (IDAHOBIT). For this year's occasion, and ahead of the official publication of the European Commission's Guidelines on National Action Plans and Strategies for LGBTIQ Equality, the MEPs will look at how these can have impact in the European level. This roundtable will…

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