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Title: Protecting Human Rights for the International LGBT Community
START DATE: Wednesday October 10
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details:
Hilton Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Event Type: Panel Discussion
The Institute of International Education in partnership with the SF LGBT Community Center is pleased to present a panel discussion on Protecting Human Rights for the International LGBT Community.

$10, RSVP on Eventbrite: http://iielgbt.eventbrite.com/#

Panelists drawn from a delegation representing 15 different countries will share their experiences with monitoring, influencing, and advocating for LGBT rights within their home countries. They will also provide insight into how LGBT rights groups can work effectively across regions and across borders.

Moderator
Rebecca Rolfe
Executive Director, San Francisco LGBT Community Center

Panelists
Albania
Xheni Karaj
Director, Alliance Against LGBT Discrimination

Montenegro
Zdravko Cimbaljevic
Executive Director, LGBT Forum Progress

Turkey
Kemal Ordek
Steering Committee Member, Transgender Europe

In addition, participants from the IVLP delegation will join from:
Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia and the United Kingdom.

The participants of the Advocating for Human and Civil Rights for the LGBT Community delegation are in San Francisco through the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program and are supported by FHI 360. Through IVLP, IIE is honored to bring over 1,000 emerging leaders from around the globe to the San Francisco Bay Area each year.



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