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3rd Asia Pacific Outgames Human Rights Forum: First Call for Expressions of Interest from Presenters

The 3rd Asia Pacific Outgames Human Rights Forum will bring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people from the region together to share our experiences, our struggles and how we have influenced and can influence social change.\n

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17th September 2013 03:56

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Oceania


We invite you to submit a summary/abstract of your presentation for consideration in the 2014 Human Rights Forum program.

The conference presentations must relate to the conference title “Power Through Action” and the conference themes:

1. Being heard
2. Making connections
3. Harnessing our energy for change
4. Supporting young emerging leaders
5. Building movements for change – sharing skills and resources

Day 2 will focus on Building Strengths from our Stories.

Day 3 will focus on the skills and resources that support Building Social Movements for Change.

Please read the guidelines set out in this call for papers before you start the submission process.

Workshop, 30 minutes

This is an activity-based, interactive session designed to facilitate active participation and discussion. It may be supported with visual material, activities and handouts.
Panel, up to 60 minutes

This is an opportunity for several presenters to have a live discussion on a related theme or topic. If you are interested in participating on a panel please indicate your interest and your areas of expertise and knowledge.

If you are available to facilitate workshop sessions please indicate on your expression of interest submission form.

If your attendance at the “Power Through Action” Forum is reliant on a scholarship please indicate this on your expression of interest form.

All expressions of interest will be reviewed by a selection panel convened by the Forum Director in collaboration with the Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association Asia Pacific.

Relevance to the title of the Forum and applicability to the Forum audience are key considerations in the acceptance of all submissions. The Forum Committee reserves the right to decline any submission without assigning reasons. All submitters will receive a letter confirming the outcome of their proposal. All selected abstracts will be published on the Forum website.

Documentation of the Forum proceedings will take place and you are requested to indicate on the submission form your permission for this to take place.

Please download the form by clicking here and submit your completed form as follows:
Fax: +61 8 8918 8180
Post to:
Director Human Rights Forum
GPO Box 4642
Darwin NT 0801
Expressions of interest close on Thursday 31 October 2013