Summary of transgender rights conference at the European Parliament

Friday, 3 September 2010

On the 1st September 2010, the conference (Trans)Gender Equality? was co-hosted by the Greens/EFA Group and the Intergroup on LGBT Rights in the European Parliament. Watch the video summary below, and download the presentations from the day!

(Trans)Gender Equality poster

Video summary

Download the presentations

Panel I – Transgender civil society speaks out

Chaired by Antonyia Parvanova MEP (ALDE)

Panel II - The legal and social situation of transgender people

Chaired by Britta Thomsen MEP (S&D)

Panel III - European institutions and transgender rights

  • Belinda Pyke Director for Equality between Men and Women, Action against Discrimination, and Civil Society, European Commission
  • Ben Baks Member, DH-LGBT working group, Council of Europe
    (Download presentation)

Chaired by Marije Cornelissen MEP (Greens/EFA)

Concluding remarks

  • Eva-Britt Svensson MEP Chair, Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (GUE/GNL)
  • Raül Romeva i Rueda MEP Vice-president, Intergroup on LGBT Rights (Greens/EFA)


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