a two-day virtual conference
to mark Trans Day of Remembrance (TDoR) 2021
A path in blue, white and pink (the colors of the trans pride flag) connects a memorial candle with a group of raised fists.
The image reads: Remembrance, Resilience and Resistance: a two-day virtual conference to mark Trans Day of Remembrance 2021
The first day of the conference (Wednesday 24 November 2021, 9am CET) will zoom in on the systemic violence, discrimination and exclusionary practices that negatively affect trans communities, and explore ways in which we can collectively challenge these realities in international advocacy as well as in our respective local contexts.
Chamindra Weerawardhana (she/her) - Senior Consultant (GIESC Programme), ILGA World
Wannapong Yodmuang (she/her) - ILGA World Trans Steering Committee representative for Asia, and Senior Advocacy Officer at Asia-Pacific Transgender Network
Damjan Denkovski (he/him), Deputy Executive Director, Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, Germany
Alexis Ouattara (he/him), Secretary General of Anonyme Côte d'Ivoire
Wednesday 24 November 2021
9am Central European Time
The second day of the conference (Tuesday 30 November 2021, 5pm CET) will bring together expert panelists who will focus on specific issues surrounding trans-competent law reform, building bridges of solidarity and allyship across trans human rights and indigenous justice movements, youth mobilization, and the overarching theme of the conference – trans liberation.
Tristán Samuel Lopez Aguilar (he/him), trans human rights defender and researcher, Guatemala
Susan Gapka (she/her),ILGA World Trans Steering Committee representative for North America and the Caribbean
Florence Ashley JD LLM (they/them), SJD Candidate, University of Toronto, Canada
Carmel Farahbakhsh (they/them) Executive Director, Youth Project, United States
Tuesday 30 November 2021
5pm Central European Time