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2nd International Roma LGBT Conference
August 11, 2016 /// 00:00 – August 12, 2016 /// 00:00
The historic first International Roma LGBTIQ Conference in 2015 highlighted and explored the many challenges facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Roma in Europe and beyond. The important exchange of information and lively debate between the delegates resulted in the drafting of the Roma LGBTIQ Prague Declaration in which the 28 representatives of Romani LGBTIQ professional associations, civil society and academia from 12 countries (Czech Republic, Canada/France/United States, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain and United Kingdom) assembled at the First International Roma LGBTIQ Conference in Prague, seek to address the realities and bring about change to the lives of LGBTIQ Roma, Gypsy, Sinti and Travellers across Europe, and positively address the impacts of national legislation on our everyday lives. The keynote Speech at this years conference will be: ‘How can European institutions tackle the issues facing Romani LGBTIQ people’.