15 King's College Circle, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7
The Dignity Initiative hosts a reception and interactive discussion on how Canadians are becoming more involved in supporting human rights for LGBTI people around the world. This reception is co-hosted by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network & The Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.
5:00pm-6:00pm Reception (light refreshments and cash bar)
6:00pm-7:30pm Panel Discussion and Conversation
Adedapo Fabunmi, APAA (Africans in Partnership Against AIDS), Initiative for Equal Rights, Nigeria
Maurice Tomlinson, LGBTI Aware Caribbean & Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Vijaya Chikermane, Alliance for South Asian Aids Prevention
Michelle Emson, KyivPride Canada
Moderator: Doug Kerr, Dignity Initiative
The panel will discuss ways that Canadians are working on human rights for LGBTI people in several regions and countries of the world, including the Caribbean, India, Nigeria, and Ukraine.
The Dignity Initiative is a new national project of over 20 civil society organizations with a goal of advancing Canada's role in the world supporting human rights for LGBTI people. For more information, please see www.dignityinitiative.ca.