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Registration for 5th ILGA-LAC Regional Conference will be open until November 30th 2009

in BRAZIL, 26/11/2009

ILGA’s 5th Latin American and Caribbean Regional Conference will be held in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, on January 27th to 30th 2010.

ILGA is to this day the only international non-profit and non-governmental community-based federation focused on presenting discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity as a global issue. Founded in 1978, it now has more than 670 member organizations. Every continent and over 110 countries are represented. ILGA member groups range from small collectives to national groups and entire cities.

The 5th ILGA-LAC Regional Conference and other pre-Conference events aim to define strategies for the promotion of human rights, citizenship, health and culture of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender and intersex people in the Latin American and Caribbean Region for the period 2010-2012, as well as to elect the ILGA Regional and Sub-Regional Secretaries.

Once you have completed the form, send it by e-mail to: admin@grupodignidade.org.br http://www.ilgalac.grupodignidade.org.br./eng/geral.php?pag=inscr_instru

Pre-Conference

The events shown here will be held on January 26th to 27th 2010, prior to the 5th Conference itself.

I Latin American and Caribbean Forum of Gay Men, MSM and Trans on HIV/AIDS: ASICAL
I Regional Meeting on Homo-Lesbo-Transphobia in Schools: GALE
I Regional InterPride Conference (LGBTI Pride Events)
Forum on LGBTI living with HIV/AIDS
Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Workshop
Trans persons’ Workshop
LGBTI Youth Workshop
Seminar on Homo-Lesbo-Transphobia and Racism
Seminar on Public Health and LGBTI Specificities
Workshop: The Executive Branch and Public Policies for LGBTI
Seminar: LGBTI and the Legislative and Judiciary Branches and the Secular State
Forum on LGBTI Art and Culture
Workshop: The Media and LGBTI
Workshop: United Nations and LGBTI
 

Scholarships

The Registration Form also includes a section for Scholarship Requests. For the time being, scholarships are available for accommodation and food, but nor for transport or transfer costs. Scholarship applications will be assessed by a Scholarship Committee, based on the following criteria:

Promoting the representation of the different Latin American and Caribbean countries/regions at the Conference.
Priority will be given to ILGA member organizations, which have paid their membership fee. 
Promoting representation of diversity at the Conference: lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans and intersex persons.
Your contribution to the LGBTI Movement.
No more than one person per organization can be awarded a scholarship.

 

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