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INTERNET & SOCIAL NETWORKS’ ROLE IN MAKING MINORITIES VISIBLE

Tuesday, June 27th. 10:00-11:30

MAIN AUDITORIUM

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 ght for equal Human Rights?

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NGOs’ ROLE IN CREATING LEGAL EQUALITY FOR LGBTQIA+ PEOPLE

Tuesday, June 27th. 10:00-11:30

EQUALITY ROOM

The work carried out by NGOs has been crucial both in giving visibility to a community which used to be invisible and in ghting for Human Rights. We are lucky enough, nowadays, to have a large number of NGOs supporting the LGBTQIA+ cause, 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 VIEW

Tuesday, June 27th. 10:00-11:30

ROOM A

With the responsibility of shedding light on the LGBTQIA+ 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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SOCIO-SANITARY ADVANCES OF THE TRANS COMMUNITY

Tuesday, June 27th. 10:00-11:30

ROOM D

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 LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY

Tuesday, June 27th. 10:00-11:30

ROOM C

Are our elders recognized in society? And what about when it comes to the LGBTQIA+ community? This panel will look to answer these questions and focus on the speci c problems that this community faces, as well as looking at initiatives which are already taking place.

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REFUGEES AND MIGRATION: SUPPORTING LGBTQIA+ REFUGEES AROUND THE WORLD

Tuesday, June 27th. 10:00-11:30

DIVERSITY ROOM

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 eeing from con ict and those leaving their homes to nd communities more welcoming to the LGBTQIA+ collective?

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ADVANCES IN IVF AND SHARED MATERNITY

Tuesday 27th June 10:00-11:30

Room to be determined

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 LGBTQIA+ FRIENDLY WORKPLACE

Tuesday, June 27th. 12:00-13:30

MAIN AUDITORIUM

Most of us 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 remain in the closet due to fear of the consequences. In 2016, FELGTB released the EMDIS report with best practices and strategies of companies operating in Spain regarding diversity of sexual orientation and gender identity. This report analyzed ve main areas: equality policies, training and enablement, business culture, LGBT employee networks and external communications. Together with the report, the ranking of the top 10 companies was published. Join us in this workshop to learn from the experience of ve of those companies in a panel organised by REDI, the Business Network for LGBTI Diversity and Inclusion in Spain.

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THE CURRENT SITUATION OF THE TRANS COMMUNITY AROUND THE WORLD

Tuesday, June 27th. 12:00-13:30

DIVERSITY ROOM

Despite recent legal developments in 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, June 27th. 12:00-13:30

EQUALITY ROOM

Regrettably, regional inequality still means that many countries live in poverty, armed con ict, or hostile environments. What can our governments, NGOs, and international bodies do to tackle this injustice? What can we do?

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SUMMIT ORGANIZERS
aegal
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
IN COLLABORATION WITH
cogam
felgtb
LICENSED BY
Epoa
Interpride

 
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