European conference on LGBTIQ+ Seniors

On 25 and 26 April, the agency attended a European conference on LGBTIQ+ seniors, organised by the Rainbow Cities Network, the cities of Amsterdam, Munich and Ghent, together with Pink50+ and Ihlia LGBTI Heritage.

FRA delivered closing remarks and raised awareness about its upcoming LGBTI survey.

The main topics discussed were inclusive services for LGBTIQ+ seniors, (prevention of) discrimination, isolation and loneliness, connecting young and old people within the LGBTIQ+ community and the responsibilities and roles of governments.

The conference was attended by 150 representatives from European and national organisations, projects and initiatives - operating on the international, national, regional and local levels.