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THE ROLE OF THE INTERNET AND SOCIAL NETWORKS IN MAKING MINORITIES VISIBLE

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

Room to be determined

New media has helped further many causes and minorities have been able to come together thanks to the internet. Social media, in particular, has changed the way we communicate and has successfully promoted visibility for certain collectives. However, just how much can be achieved through online campaigning? Is it realistic to talk about acceptance from big media companies? And do they engage in the fight for equal Human Rights?

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NGO’S ROLE IN CREATING LEGAL EQUALITY

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

Room to be determined

The work carried out by NGOs has been crucial both in giving visibility to a community which used to be invisible and in fighting for Human Rights. We are lucky enough, nowadays, to have a large number of NGOs supporting the LGBTQI cause and without which events like Madrid Summit wouldn’t be possible. This panel will therefore discuss the need society has for NGOs if it wants to create equality for its people.

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EASTERN EUROPEAN VIEWPOINT

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

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With the responsibility of shedding light on the LGBTQI reality of all parts of the world, there is a special need for those which are most troubled and urgent: Africa, Asia, South America, Central America and the one which concerns us for this panel: Eastern Europe.

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SOCIOSANITARY ADVANCES FOR THE TRANS COMMUNITY

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

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Recent developments within the world of medicine have helped make the process of transitioning easier. They will be explored and discussed by specialists with the intention of creating awareness of all aspects of such procedures.

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HOW TO ADRESS AGEISM IN THE LGBTIQ COMMUNITY

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

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Is old age visible? And what about when it comes to the LGBTQI collective? This panel will look to answer these questions and focus on the specific problems which this community faces, as well as looking at initiatives which are already taking place.

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REFUGEES AND MIGRATION

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

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The fact that the refugee crisis is an urgent social and political situation is obvious to us all, but getting the type of help these individuals need is often proving harder than expected. How should we be engaging with those fleeing from conflict?

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ADVANCES IN IVF AND SHARED MATERNITY

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

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There are new ways of starting a family making headway in society. By creating awareness of IVF and the ROPA method we can help LGBTQI families conceive and create family units, regardless of sex and gender.

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HOW TO CREATE A LGBTQI FRIENDLY WORKPLACE

Tuesday 27th June 12:00-13:30

Room to be determined

Most of us will spend a great deal of our lives at work. It is therefore imperative that the workplace is an environment where one can feel at ease and can carry out their job without being subjected to unequal treatment or having to keep secrets for fear of the consequences. This may well be a problem that needs addressing on a wider cultural scale but we can target the world of business specifically and explore how, through policy, companies can make themselves truly inclusive.

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THE CURRENT SITUATION OF THE TRANS COMMUNITY AROUND THE WORLD

Tuesday 27th June 12:00-13:30

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Despite recent legal developments of many countries, the Trans community remains the victim of many forms of violence and discrimination. This panel will look at how this discrimination obstructs access to basic rights such as education, healthcare, work, justice, identity and the right to a life without violence, amongst others. As a result, life expectancy for the community is generally lower than in other collectives - the need to examine this reality is therefore essential.

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HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN AID

Tuesday 27th June 12:00-13:30

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Regrettable regional inequality still means that many countries live in poverty, armed conflict, or hostile environments. What can our governments do to tackle this injustice? What can we do?

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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
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