11th ILGA-Europe's Annual Conference in Vilnius, 2007

25-28 October 2007

In this folder you will find images from various conference events.

4th and 5th plenaries, 28 October 2007

Voting on conference proposals, approval of presented documents, election results

3rd plenary, 27 October 2007

Introduction of candidates and of venue for 2009.

2nd panel "Supporting LGBT Rights Nationally and Internationally:

How Governments, Equality Bodies and Ombuds Offices can implement international and national commitments that support the human rights of LGBT people".

Keynote speakers:

  • Hans Ytterberg, The Ombudsman against Discrimination on grounds of Sexual Orientation, Sweden;
  • Laima Vengale, Advisor, Office of the Lithuanian Equal Opportunities;
  • Xavier Verdaguer i Ribe, Catalan Programme on LGBT equality;
  • Ben Baks, Dutch Government LGBT Programme;
  • Professor Michael O’ Flaherty, Rapporteur of Yogyakarta Principles Expert, United Nations.

Protest outside conference venue, 26 October 2007

During the second day of the conference nine protesters gathered outside the conference venue to protest against "propaganda of homosexuality".

Panel “LGBT Rights in Europe: How European Institutions can take responsibilities for the recognition and respect of human rights of LGBT people”, 25 October 2007

The following keynote speakers took part on this panel:

  • Gesa Boeckermann, European Commission, Anti-Discrimination Unit of DG Employment, Equality and Social Affairs;
  • Anastasia Crickley, OSCE and Fundamental Rights Agency, Personal Representative on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination, also focusing on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians and Members of Other Religions, and Chairperson of Fundamental Rights Agency;
  • Michael Cashman, MEP, European Parliament , Chairperson of European Parliament LGBT Inter Group

Press conference, 24 October 2007

On 24 October 2007, a day before ILGA-Europe's Annual Conference started, we organised a press conference for the Lithuanian and international media.

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