Evelyne Paradis, Executive Director of ILGA-Europe reflects on the annual Gathering, the online version of Europe and Central Asia’s LGBTI conference, and what it affirmed for the movement at this time of momentous change.
The virtual replacement for ILGA-Europe’s annual conference, The Gathering Online 2020, was the largest coming together of LGBTI activists from across Europe and Central Asia since Covid-19 began, and a new collective agenda became fully apparent. ILGA-Europe’s Executive Director, Evelyne Paradis, reflects on a ground-breaking experience.
The ILGA-Europe board made the difficult decision as countries across the world take unprecedented measures to slow down the Covid-19 pandemic.
Stronger Together… what did this year’s ILGA-Europe conference theme mean to the 600 LGBTI activist participants who came to Prague in October? And if it is true that we are stronger together, how can we make it happen even more? Our conference reporter and former Executive Director of ILGA-Europe, Patricia Prendiville shares her thoughts.
Over 550 LGBTI activists and allies are gathering together in Brussels.
***Registration period closes on Monday 22 October 2018 at 17.30 CET.***
Anna Shepherd, ILGA-Europe’s Fundraising Manager
Do businesses have a role to play in advancing LGBTI equality? Debate on this topic really erupted around Europe during Pride season this summer.
We the participants of the ILGA-Europe 2017 Annual Conference express our concerns regarding the situation of LGBTI people in Poland.
Media accreditation period has now closed.
Miguel Vale de Almeida's 2016 report gathers together some of his main reflections as conferen