As in previous years, EGLSF was present at the ILGA Europe annual assembly. Our federation is an ILGA member since 2013 and board members Christiana Daneva and Jon Landa held a workshop under the title Play the change: tackling discrimination in and through sports. In the frame of the ILGA Europe conference, under the title MOVEment: Leading Sustainable Change, we shown to attendants some of our members’ best practices, granted thanks to the Pride in Sports project. Çavaria, the Flemish network for lgbtiq rights, collaborated with us in the workshop preparation and presented the campaign Sports4every1 , developed in Flanders and [...]
Third PSS Workshop Discusses Normative Framework, Global Programmes, Anti-Doping, Gender Equality and Discrimination
Renowned experts debated with the PSS project team a broad range of topics during the third PSS workshop taking place from August 31 to September 2 in Berlin. On the agenda were issues such as the existing normative framework to protect young athletes, anti-doping, gender equality, discrimination and safeguarding measures for children implemented at global level.
The workshop was successfully concluded and produced excellent input for the PSS toolkit. The presentations of the Berlin workshop can be retrieved from the following website: http://pjp-eu.coe.int/web/pss/workshop-berlin
The fourth and last PSS workshop on “lifestyle” tackling issues such as dual careers, match fixing and sexual health [...]
Within the framework of the youth campaign No Hate Speech Movement and of the work of the Council of Europe on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI), a seminar was held in the European Youth Center in Budapest 15-17 May aimed to identify ways to develop and strengthen new and existing responses of youth organisations, LGBTIQ organisations and national campaign committees to address the challenges faced by young people who are targeted by hate speech because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Janis Köppel and Dániel Waliduda, members of the Youth Committee of EGLSF also participated in the sessions [...]