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Programme - European LGBT Survey presentation

17 May 2013 - Plenary presentation of the results of the FRA survey on discrimination and victimisation of LGBT people in the EU and Croatia

9.00 - Opening by Seamus Kearney, Euronews

9.05 - Welcome address by Jet Bussemaker, Minister of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands

9.15 - Presentation of the survey results by Morten Kjaerum, Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) [ Read speech ]

9.35 - Key note address by Viviane Reding, Vice President of the European Commission [ Read speech ]

9.45 - Panel discussion with the participation of:

  • Kinga Göncz, Vice Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
  • Kathleen Lynch, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disability, Equality and Mental Health, Ireland
  • Agnieszka Kozlowska-Rajewicz, Secretary of State and Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment, Poland
  • Maria Ochoa- Llidó, Acting Director of Human Rights and Anti-discrimination, Directorate General II (Democracy), Council of Europe
  • Evelyne Paradis, Executive Director, ILGA Europe

 - moderated by Seamus Kearney, Euronews

10.20 - Questions from the audience

10.55 - Summary of the panel discussion by Seamus Kearney

11.00 - Closure of the meeting