Second European IDAHO Forum 13th-14th May



The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) takes place on May 17th. This day is observed by several organisations around the world with various activities and manifestations.

This year, the 2014 IDAHO Forum will take place on the 13th-14th May in Valletta, Malta. Sweden and Malta will be co-hosting this year's conference. It will bring together international actors responsible for, or work, on LGBTI rights in different ways.

At the IDAHO forum last year, Ministers from 11 EU member states, signed the 'Call for a comprehensive policy approach at European Union level and across the European Union on LGBT issues' to the European Commission. Work with the call continues and other countries have expressed their intention to join the call. This year's IDAHO forum aims to extend the scope of commitment to a broader European context.

The purpose of this second IDAHO Forum is to continue the process of placing issues that affect LGBTI persons, high on the human rights agenda.



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Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister
Helena Dalli
Minister for Social
Dialogue, Consumer
Affairs & Civil Liberties
 Erik Ullenhag
for Integration
Michael Cashman
Co-President of the EU
Parliament’s Intergroup
on LGBT Rights
European Parliament
Nils Muiznieks
Commissioner for Human
Council of Europe