Open seminar on 8 March 2019 in Helsinki is free of charge and part of the Annual General Meeting weekend of Network of European LGBTIQ+ Families Associations – NELFA. Seminar requires pre-registration here.
The seminar is aimed specifically at the experts and activists working in LGBTIQ+ advocacy, but it’s open for anyone interested! The seminar will provide LGBTIQ+ advocates with knowledge about the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), periodical review process and the communications to the Committee. It will also provide practical tools how to integrate the rights of the child perspective in every part of their advocacy work and how to frame their work within the field of rights of the child. The participants will hear about European experiences of successful advocacy using the rights of the child perspective and/or CRC. Seminar will also be a forum to discuss experiences and successes.
The presentors and the panelists come from around Europe. They include activists, child protection experts and litigators. The language of the seminar is English. Full program here.
Venue: Eurooppasali, Malminkatu 16, Helsinki, Finland
Event in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2149234465171146/
Seminar organised by the local Nelfa member: Sateenkaariperheet ry
Contact person: Executive Director Juha Jämsä, +358 44 997 1956, juha.jamsa(at)sateenkaariperheet.fi