International Conference about Human Rights of LGBTI people “It is Time for EQUALITY”

Sarajevo Open Centre cordially invites you to the International Conference about human rights of LGBTI people titled It is Time for Equality that will take place on the 22th of February 2017 in hotel Courtyard by Marriott, address Skenderija 1, in Sarajevo.

We organize this conference to remind the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s and its entities for the obligations that need to be regulated in order to achieve equality of LGBTI persons in BiH society. This one-day conference will be a place to encourage public debate on issues of interest for the LGBT persons in BiH, ie the legal recognition of gender identity, medical and legal access for the intersex persons, and legal recognition of same-sex partnership.

The participants of the panels are european, regional and local experts in the field of human rights, the representatives of the Instutution of Ombudsman BiH; representatives of Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees BiH; representatives of Council of Europe; as well as the representatives of the civil sector from Serbia, Croatia and BiH whose presence will help to activists and politicians in BiH to find the way how this important issues can be resolved in a conservative BiH society.

Note: The costs of food and refreshments are covered for the participants that are coming to the Conference. However, we are not able to cover the costs of accommodation and transport. The translation to English and B/C/S language is provided. We kindly ask you to confirm your attendance to the conference to Sarajevo Open Centre by 17 of February 2017, via e-mail: [email protected] or fax number: +387(33) 551 002.

The Conference is organized by Sarajevo Open Centre with the financial support of the Open Society Fund in BiH.

For more information, please contact us via telephone number +387(33) 551 000, contact persons are Jozo Blažević and Vladana Vasić.

Agenda of the Conference can be found here.