LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

We need your input: New ILGA-Europe Communications Survey

Communicating for change

Recognising the importance of strategic communications to the work you and others are doing to support the LGBTI movement, we are writing about a new project for which we need your input. 

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We are launching a survey to better understand how communications are currently being used, and the needs/capabilities LGBTI groups and organisations in Europe and Central Asia have for this critical organisational function.

Why this study?

Engaging journalists, creating social and traditional media campaigns, and message framing, outreach to our community or other target groups are just a few examples of how communications help LGBTI movement organizations be more successful. Building on the tools and opportunities we have developed over the last few years to support your communications efforts, we want to fully assess the needs of the LGBTI movement in Europe and Central Asia in the field of communications. The results of the needs assessment will inform ILGA-Europe’s capacity building work and donor funding strategies in the coming years.

Help us help you by taking the survey

We invite all groups and organisations, small and big, registered and non-registered, ILGA-Europe members or not, to participate in this survey. ILGA-Europe will be using the results to plan for new guides and resources to support your work, and, with the help of our donors, creating new grant opportunities to support communications efforts. Of course, we will also share the results of the study with you all to help inform your own work.

We want this report to be as representative as possible, so please make your voice heard and help us spread the message! The survey can be taken in English and Russian, and it only takes about 20 minutes of your time to complete.

Ready to get started?

If you are not the lead contact regarding communications at your organisation, please forward this email to that person and ask them to get started right away.

If you are ready to start, here is a link to the survey.

The survey will close on 15 November.

Are you coming to our Annual Conference this week? Join us on Friday at 18:15 to discuss the project in room Mercury. George Perlov, whose firm is conducting the research and our own Senior Programmes Officer Laura Piazza will be leading an interactive session on the topic of communications. Or look for George by the ILGA booth in the foyer on Friday and Saturday.

The results of the survey will be published in the spring of 2020 and they will inform ILGA-Europe capacity building and donor funding strategies in the coming years.