IDAHOBIT 2022: Rights of LGBTQI+ people in and from Ukraine

On the occasion of IDAHOBIT, ilga-EUROPE and UNAIDS are hosting an event focusing on the rights of LGBTIQ+ people in and from Ukraine.

The event will take place on Tuesday, 17 May from 12:00 – 13:30 CET.

The interactive panel session will be moderated by Cianán Russell, ILGA-Europe’s Senior Policy Officer to discuss how to better protect the rights of LGBTIQ+ people in and from Ukraine.

The event will bring together:

  • Victor Madrigal-Borloz, UN Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Olena Shevchenko, Representative of the Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ Community
  • Tymur Lysenko, Representative of the Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ Community
  • Matthew Kavanagh, UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director a.i.
  • Marc Angel, Co-President of the European Parliamentary Intergroup on LGBTI rights
  • Maria Arena, Chair of the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights
  • Katalin Cseh, Member of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Joanna Darmanin, Head of Unit Humanitarian and Thematic Policies (C1), DG ECHO
  • Kate Thomson, Head of Community Rights and Gender Department, The Global Fund
  • Valeriia Rachynska, The Global Partnership to End HIV-Related Stigma and Discrimination

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