1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

  • 0
  • 0

Back | Programme Area: Gender and Development, Gender Justice and Development

VoiceIt: LGBTQI+ Rights in Everyday Life

Date: 14 Oct 2021

  • Time: 10:30-13:00 CET
  • Location: Online
  • Donor(s): EU Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme
  • Counterpart(s): KMOP Social Action and Innovation Centre (event host); Accept LGBTI; ANS
  • Project Title: VoiceIt: Strengthening LGBTQI+ Voices in Politics

VoiceIt: LGBTQI+ Rights in Everyday Life
By engaging institutions such as elected officials, LGBTQI+ organizations, politics and government representatives in a constructive dialogue regarding LGBTQI+ rights and participation in political discourse, VoiceIt aims at increasing the participation and direct involvement of LGBTQI+ individuals in political decision making, creating a more inclusive vision of their rights.

The event is implemented in the context of the project VoiceIt: Strengthening LGBTQI+’s Voice in Politics, which is funded by the European Union's Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme and is implemented in Greece, Cyprus and Italy.
The event is open to the public and hosted, mainly, in Greek with interpretation in English.

Please register in advance via this link to attend the event online. Thursday, 14 October 2021, 10:30 - 13:00 CET

10:30 - 10:40
Ηarris Ioannou - Chief Editor at THE TOC

10:40 - 11.20
Presentation VoiceIt-Strengthening LGBTQI+’s Voice in Politics: Results of the project implemented in Greece, Cyprus and Italy
Maria Elli Doufexi Kaplani - Coordinator of the project and Researcher, KMOP

11:20 - 11:40
LGBTQI+ rights and politics: Representation and obstacles
Rebecca Graziosi - ANS, Italy
Nikolas Giatromanolakis - Deputy Minister of Culture and Sports, responsible for Contemporary Culture

11:40 - 12:00
The impact of mass media on the formation of the perceptions about LGBTQI+ people and their rights
Maria Elli Doufexi Kaplani - KMOP, Greece
Christina Hela - Journalist at Kosmodromio

12:00 - 12:20
LGBTQI+ children in education: Inclusion and protection of rights
Dimitra Kogidou, Professor of Psychology and President of the Committee on Gender and Equalit, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece

12:20 - 12:40
LGBTQI+ rights: Recommendations and claims
Maggie Carter, Research Analyst - UNRISD, Switzerland
Apostolos Karampairis - Thessaloniki Pride, Member of the Committee for the Development of the National Strategy for LGBTQI+ Equality

12:40 - 13:00
Questions & Discussion with the participants

Mandatory disclaimer:
The content of this webpage represents the views of the author only and is their sole responsibility. The European Commission does not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.