ILGA World Conference 2019 – registration is open!


Dear ILGA members and friends,

The global advance for LGBTI persons has celebrated many groundbreaking moments and experienced some setbacks over the past two years since the 2016 ILGA World Conference in Bangkok. It is time for us to meet again, to network and to strategize about our future.

The 2019 ILGA World Conference will take place from 18 to 22 March 2019 in Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand, hosted by our member organizations Intersex Trust Aotearoa New Zealand, Tīwhanawhana Trust and RainbowYOUTH (the Host Rōpū).

Starting today, you can register for the ILGA World Conference.

Conferencia Mundial de ILGA en Nueva Zelanda inscripción abierta

Registration is open!

All registrations must be made through this online form

 DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: 1 March 2019, 23:59 Central European Time
Participants who need a visa must register by February 1, 2019, 23:59 Central European Time.

The conference registration fee is of 380 EUR.
An early bird rate of 340 EUR will be offered until 20 December 2018.

The conference registration fee includes:

  • access to conference venues and social events
  • a delegate pack
  • two meals and coffee breaks every day
  • access to our mobile application.

It does not include:

  • any visa fees
  • travel from/to Aotearoa / New Zealand
  • accomodation in Aotearoa / New Zealand
  • breakfast for each day
  • insurance of any kind.

Ensuring that LGBTI activists from the most-marginalized areas and groups can attend is a priority for ILGA World
Last month we received more than 890 applications for our scholarship programme. We can only support a fraction of those who applied.
Any individual or organisation able to financially sponsor the participation of a group of activists from around the world is encouraged to contact us at [email protected] or make a donation here, specifying it is for ILGA World Conference scholars.

A donation of EUR 380 will cover registration fees and allow one local scholar to attend. EUR 950 will cover both registration fees and accommodation. EUR 2,150 will cover full scholarship for one person coming from abroad.


ILGA World and the Host Rōpū are looking forward to seeing you in Wellington in March 2019!

Board and staff representatives of ILGA welcome you
to the Michael Fowler Centre, the main venue of the World Conference!

The Michael Fowler Centre in the daylight

The city celebrated hosting our 2019 World Conference by
lighting up several landmarks in rainbow colours (ph. Instagram/@justinlesternz)

A magnificent view of Wellington

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