LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Dublin 2012

ILGA-Europe's Annual Conference 2012 will take place in Dublin on 18-21 October 2012.

The theme of this year's conference is Advancing LGBTI equality in challenging economic times.

This conference is organised in partnership with Dublin organising committee ILGA-Europe Conference 2012 which consists of Irish national and regional lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisations including GLEN, BelongTo, TENI, LinC, The Cork Gay Project, Dundalk Outcomers, Marriagequality, Outhouse, LGBT diversity, The NLGF and Dublin Pride.

Speakers addressing the conference will include...

Eamon Gilmore
Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland
Read more about Eamon Gilmore here

Nils Muižnieks
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights
Read more about Nils Muižnieks here

Dominic Hannigan
Member of the Irish Parliament (Dáil Éireann)
Read more about Dominic Hannigan here

Mary Lawlor
Executive Director of Front Line Defenders
Read more about Mary Lawlor here



  • Conference venue hotel (conference rooms): The Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
  • Bedrooms, lunches and dinners (next door, on same site): The Clyde Court Hotel, Lansdowne road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
  • Budget hotel: The Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (same as the conference venue hotel)

Accommodating needs - accessibility and inclusiveness:
What can ILGA-Europe offer?

In this section we are inviting participants to share their materials in virtual formal, so others can download them - and make the conference more "greener".

Prior of the Annual Confence 2012 taking place in Dublin from 18-21 October, ILGA-Europe have received a following message of support from Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland.

The delegates of the ILGA-Europe Annual Conference 2012 in Dublin agreed to send a message of support to the demonstrations ‘March for a Future that Works’.

In this section we will collect the coverage of our Annual Conference in the media.

ILGA-Europe Annual Conference supported the Rally for Recognition: Identity, NOT Disorder

Download the minutes of the Annual General Assembly.

Find presentations from workshops. Presenters can send their presentation to Nanna Moe, Communications Officer.