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LGBTIQ+ Rights Defenders in Europe
11.9.2020 15:00 – 16:30
What does Europe look like for LGBTIQ+ rights defenders today? What kind of resistance and support are they experiencing? What needs to be done next?
LGBTIQ+ people are currently facing vocal and active resistance against their rights all over Europe. During the past few years, LGBTIQ+ organizations have reported an increase in acts of hatred against LGBTIQ+ individuals It is also evident that positive legislative development regarding LGBTIQ+ rights is slowing down. Recently, the situation has radically worsened in some countries, even including restrictions of laws and authorities playing an active role in discrimination against LGBTIQ+ persons.
This discussion aims to find out how we should move forward from here. What can local governments, the EU, and each of us do to defend the rights of LGBTIQ+ people?
Aili Kala, Eesti LGBT Ühing, Estonia
Krisztina Kolos Orbán, Transvanilla Transgender Association, Hungary
Silvia Modig, Member of European Parliament, GUE/NGL, Finland
Nitin Sood, Fem-R, Finland
Johanna Sumuvuori, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
Yuri Yoursky, IGLYO (The International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organisation)
Moderator: Elina Korhonen, Seta’s international affairs committee.
The discussion will be led in English.
When and where?
Time: Friday 11.9. at 15-16:30
Venue: Online discussion will be streamed on Seta’s Youtube channel.
Organised as part of Helsinki Pride Week 7.–13.9.2020
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