Thursday, 15 October 2009

Di-ve: What's on [ILGA Conference in Malta]

What's on

Start date10/29/2009 9:30:00 AM
End date11/1/2009 6:00:00 PM
TitleILGA-Europe conference (LGBT)

From Thursday, 29 October to Sunday, 1 November the 13th Annual Conference of ILGA-Europe will be held in Malta.

The annual conference allows LGBT activists from across Europe to discuss common problems and challenges, in the hope of tackling discrimination and advancing equality and human rights for LGBT people, as well as celebrating achievements and sketching future projects, strategies and tactics.

This year’s conference is titled, “Overcoming Religious and Cultural Barriers to LGBT Equality”.

Speakers include;
Ulrike Lunacek, Member of the European Parliament, Vladimir Luxuria, former member of the Italian Parliament and a journalist, Juris Cālītis, pastor of the Anglican Church of Latvia. Francis Agius, head of Maltese delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Frits Huffnagel, Alderman of The Hague City Council.

The theme of the conference will be explored through over 30 different workshops covering, religion, culture and European policy, combating hate crimes, asylum and transgender rights. Officials from the European Union, the OSCE, Scottish and Dutch governments and academics from Spain and UK have confirmed their contribution to these workshops.

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