The Hague 2010
The 14th ILGA-Europe's Annual Conference will take place in The Hague on 28-31 October 2010.
The theme of year's conference is Expressing our differences, challenging our prejudices, developing our alliances.
Find more information about the Annual Conference below.
The conference venue is Bel Air Hotel.
We are proud to confirm the following keynote speakers so far...:
- Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director of Directorate of Monitoring, Human Rights and Legal Affairs, Council of Europe.
- Belinda Pyke, Director of Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, European Commission.
- Marja van Bijsterveldt (website only in Dutch), Minister for LGBT and Gender Equality.
- Dr. Ronald Plasterk (website only in Dutch), member of the House of Representatives (PvdA - social democratic party), former minister of Education, Culture and Science, former minister for LGBT and Gender Equality.
- Drs. Frits Huffnagel (website only in Dutch), member of the City Council of The Hague (VVD - liberal party), former deputy mayor of The Hague, former deputy mayor of Amsterdam.
- Detlev Boeing, European Commission’s official working on legal and institutional questions, human and fundamental rights, enlargement process.
- Hans Ytterberg, Director-General at Sweden’s Ministry for Integration and Gender Equality and chairs the Council of Europe Committee of Experts on Discrimination on grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. He was formerly Sweden’s Ombudsman against Sexual Orientation Discrimination.
Myria Vassiliadou, Secretary General of the European Women’s Lobby.
- Mieke Verloo, academic, researcher and distinguished author in the fields of equality policies, feminist methodology and social movements. Mieke is teaching political science and gender studies and the Institute for Gender Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen.
- Kamal H. Qureshi (website only in Danish) member of the Danish Parliament from the Socialist People’s Party (SF) from 2001. Born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, he moved with his parents to Copenhagen at the age of four. He is the party’s spokesperson on human rights and minority issues, and contributed to various publications on multiculturalism and equal rights.
- Francois Sant’Angelo (website only in French) Belgian member of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) since its creation in 1994, and professor at the Institute of Applied Social Sciences in Mons. Francois Sant’Angelo is also legal advisor at the Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (Belgium).
This year’s ILGA-Europe annual conference enjoys the support of the Dutch Government.
Here you will minutes of the plenary session and workshops related to the formal parts of the Annual Conference 2010, the Annual General Assembly. The minutes are gathered and written by the ILGA-Europe Charing Pool.
Find reports from the many workshops, pictures and speeches from the Annual Conference.
In this section will collect links to the articles referring to our Annual Conference.
The Delegate Pack includes detailed information about workshops, provides overview of how ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference works and explains all necessary procedures, as well as information on the evening social programme and some useful practical tips on such things as taxi, local traditions etc.
All participants will get this in print upon the arrival in The Hague, so please do not print it out!
Find all three mailings here that were sent to all members prior the Annual Conference.