EGLSF on LGBT inclusion at the 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport

Hello Helsinki! We are present at the 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport, where for the first time the LGBT inclusion in sport will be raised. More than 800 participants of almost 100 countries are participating.

In the next days we will share updates of the conference on Facebook and Twitter. On Saturday former EGLSF co-president Armelle Mazé will participate in the plenary session 'Sport without Fear - Sport as a safe haven & bastion for human rights', and boardmember Annette Wachter will be presenting in the parallel session on 'Creating fair policies and environment for LGBTQ inclusion in sport'

For those who [...]

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EuroGames Stockholm 2015 opens registration

EuroGames Stockholm 2015 is proud to invite you to five days of competitions, political and cultural happenings in the Capital of Scandinavia, Stockholm. EuroGames Stockholm will take place between August 5th - 9th in 2015 with a wide array of activities including 28 sports, political workshops, art exhibitions, festivities and ceremonies - all in a beautiful city with a spectacular archipelago that awaits you.

Registration is now open at www.eurogamesstockholm.com/registration - Join your friends and family for an unforgettable time!

We need supporters who want to turn EuroGames Stockholm into a success and be a part of our sport, cultural and political program. Visitors [...]

Monday, May 26th, 2014 @ 23:15|Categories: 2014, EuroGames, News|Comments Off on EuroGames Stockholm 2015 opens registration

ENGSO Annual General Assembly

ENGSO (European Non-Governmental Sports Organisation), the umbrella organisation of National Sport Federations and National Olympic Committees for 40 European countries invited the EGLSF to attend their Annual General Assembly which took place in Nice, France from 16th - 18th of May.

Co-President Klaus Heusslein attended the event and took advantage of this great opportunity to speak about EGLSF’s work and the „International Day against Homophobia“ in front of the representatives of the attending National Olympic Committees, including those from Russia and Belarus.

A possible collaboration between the EGLSF and ENGSO has been discussed with the President of ENGSO, Brigitta Kervinen. More news [...]

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IGLYO-CoE Seminar in Budapest

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 [...]

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Next AGA: Kraków, Poland

KKS Krakersy was elected to host EGLSF's annual general assembly next year. Kraków is known for World Heritage (Unesco, 1978) and headquarters one of the most active lgbt sports clubs in Eastern Europe. We are already looking forward to meeting you all there! 

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