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November 5, 2021

Workshop: Inclusion and Nondiscrimination of LGBTQ People

Thursday, November 4th, 2021, ACTEDO, together with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), with the support of [H]LGBTQ United Brasov, organized a workshop dedicated to support service providers for people in vulnerable situations, entitled: Inclusion and Nondiscrimination of LGBTQ People.

The workshop was built around the main issues that the LGBTQ minority (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, queer people) faces in Romania and presented useful resources and support services available nationwide. The special guests, Georgiana Țucan ([H] LGBTQ + Brașov) and Alexandra Columban (ACETDO) spoke about:

📌 Terminology and identities
📌 Brief history of the rights of LGBTQ people in Romania
📌 The rights of LGBTQ people today
📌 The main problems faced by LGBTQ people in Romania
📌 What does LGBTQ activism look like in Romania?
📌 Useful resources for LGBTQ practitioners and people

One of the objectives of the meeting was to exchange information and good practices between support service providers - state-run social services, NGOs, and informal support groups - at the national level, in order to facilitate inter-institutional communication and improve the referral of beneficiaries to complementary services. At the same time, the speakers presented the results of the largest pro bono clearinghouse in Romania - The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights - in its 6 years of existence. Through The Pro Bono Network, people in vulnerable situations can benefit from free legal assistance and representation in court (pro bono).

Watch the video recording of the workshop here (in Romanian), on ACTEDO's Facebook page.

The workshop is part of the project INTEGRIS: Integrated Support for Human Rights, developed by the Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO), in partnership with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), with the financial support of Active Citizens Fund Romania, program funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants 2014-2021. The content of this material does not necessarily reflect the official position of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021; for more information visit www.eeagrants.org.

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Website-ul ACTEDO a fost actualizat în cadrul proiectului INTEGRIS: Sprijin integrat pentru drepturile omului, derulat de Centrul de Acțiune pentru Egalitate și Drepturile Omului (ACTEDO), în parteneriat cu Centrul de Resurse Juridice (CRJ), proiect care beneficiază de o finanțare în valoare de 197.716,41 euro prin programul Active Citizens Fund România, finanțat de Islanda, Liechtenstein și Norvegia prin Granturile SEE 2014-2021. Conținutul acestui website nu reprezintă în mod necesar poziția oficială a Granturilor SEE și Norvegiene 2014-2021. Pentru mai multe informații accesați www.eeagrants.org. Informații despre Active Citizens Fund România sunt disponibile la www.activecitizensfund.ro.

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