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Danish Government announces 4th European IDAHO Forum


This year, the annual European IDAHO Forum is taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 10-12.  The forum is titled “Building Bridges and Alliances” focusing on the inclusion of LGBTI people in the labour market and the social acceptance of LGBTI people in society. The Copenhagen IDAHO Forum will bring together key players working to advance the rights of LGBTI …

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UNESCO organises Inter-Governmental Conference on IDAHOT

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Organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the purpose of the meeting, was to raise political momentum for a meaningful agreement to tackle this violence in educational settings. It drew together Ministers and representatives from government, civil society, UN agencies and other multi-lateral agencies to: affirm their political commitment to ensure the right to education in a …

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European LGBTI Youth network invites video submissions for IDAHOT workshop

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The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Youth & Student Organisation (IGLYO), a pan European network, working with over 95 LGBTQ youth and student organisations, announces a youth-focused fringe event, associated with the IDAHOT Forum “Building Bridges and Communities” in Copenhagen, in May 2016. This initiative will have a dual goal, bringing together an advocacy perspective, through raising the voice of LGBTQI youth …

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How can we change people’s minds? Join our discussion


We are happy to announce that we teamed up with the brilliant New Tactics in Human Rights initiative to organise an online discussion on “Principles of Persuasion: The Social Psychology Behind Change”. What exactly is this topic? Tomorrow’s world is shaped by those who impact what people think and how they behave. But how do you influence people’s opinions, mindsets, and preconceived notions?  All of us …

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Chair of IDAHO Committee, Transgender lawyer Tamara Adrian, elected to Venezuela National Assembly

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(from Washington Blade) A lawyer on Sunday became the first openly transgender person elected to the Venezuelan National Assembly. Popular Will, a left-leaning Socialist party that is pro-LGBT, on its Twitter page announced that Tamara Adrián had been elected to represent the Venezuelan capital of Caracas. National Electoral Council President Tibisay Lucena announced the governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela …

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