WorldPride Madrid 2017
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FUTURE AIMS TO FOSTER A UNIFIED GLOBAL LGBTIQ MOVEMENT

Wednesday 28th June 16:00-18:00

Room to be determined

Continuing with the themes examined in previous plenary sessions and following the reading of the Madrid Declaration, it is important for us to take a retrospective look at how far we’ve already come and plan what is left to do in the future in order to achieve an inclusive world, free of Human Rights violations.

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MADRID DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Wednesday 28th June 16:00-16:30

Room to be determined

The Madrid Declaration of Human Rights will detail the conclusions of the Madrid Summit with the aim of supporting the future development and acheievement of goals in the field of Human Rights. The text will be compliled by Federico Mayor Zaragoza, head of the Instituto DemozPaz, José María Sanz Martínezm head of the Instituto de Derechos Humanos, Democracia, Cultura de Paz y No Violencia together with the Madrid Summit Organising Commitee. The Declaration will be signed by all organisations, institutions, and individuals who have participated in this Global Human Rights Conference and will aid, support and legitimise a global Human Rights movement.

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THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION OF THE LGBTIQ COMMUNITY AND PEOPLE WITH HIV

Wednesday 28th June 14:00-15:30

Room to be determined

The workplace comes with issues that need examining. Stigma and discrimination are a reality that face both people who identify as LGBTQI and those who live with HIV, a reality which is evident within the work place. There are varying reports on what exact percentage of these individuals will experience discrimination at work, but the fact that it occurs isn’t up for debate, and unemployment is a considerable problem especially for people who are HIV positive, even in the West.

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HOW TO MAKE LANGUAGE INCLUSIVE FOR AN LGBTQI REALITY

Wednesday 28th June 14:00-15:30

Room to be determined

One of the first steps to be taken when approaching LGBTQI acceptance is the collective’s treatment in language. How we can make language both inclusive and accurate, what terminology may need to be created or modified, the pros and cons of labels, and how to effectively implement changes are all questions which this panel will discuss in detail.

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FILM AND CULTURE REPRESENTATION

Wednesday 28th June 14:00-15:30

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Cultural representation of the LGBTQI community has bolstered its visibility, and film has long served as an outlet for its members. Nowadays it could be argued that we are at an all-time high in terms of representation, but does it reflect reality? We will aim at covering different historical moments and create a dialogue around today’s representation of the LGBTQI reality. .

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HOW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS CAN ADVANCE LEGAL EQUALITY

Wednesday 28th June 14:00-15:30

Room to be determined

There are examples of city governments helping change the way the LGBTQI community is treated and creating a more accepting environment for its citizens, but exactly how much can they do, and how should they approach the subject?

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LGBTQI FAMILIES

Wednesday 28th June 14:00-15:30

Room to be determined

With same-sex marriage and joint adoption becoming legal in more and more countries, an ever increasing number of families are now made up of people from the LGBTQI community. How can these families live equally? What are the challenges they face? And, most importantly, how do we achieve global acceptance for them?

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CENTRALAMERICAN & CARIBBEAN VIEW

Wednesday 28th June 14:00-15:30

Room to be determined

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

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HOW INTERNATIONAL BODIES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO LGBTQI HUMAN RIGHTS

Wednesday 28th June 11:00-12:30

Room to be determined

International institutions such as the UN or the European Parliament work on schemes for the furthering of Human Rights on a daily basis, but are these schemes enough? What more is there to do? Where should our resources be allocated in order to make the biggest impact?

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