Pride Is Political: Human Rights Research on Global LGBT+ Issues from Progress to Backlash

At the beginning of WorldPride week, CBS will host a morning meet-up with the Human Rights Watch. Come along, enjoy a coffee and a croissant, and hear Human Rights Watch’s researchers Rasha Younes and Cristian González Cabrera alongside Director Graeme Reid, in a panel discussion with Copenhagen Business School’s Associate Professor and Academic Director Florence Villesèche and Postdoc Jannick Friis Christensen about global LGBT+ issues from progress to backlash. This event will also be available via a live-stream.

Mandag, 16 august, 2021 - 08:30 to 10:00

HRW Panel Discussion

Programme, Monday 16 August, 2021

08:30-08:35: Welcome
Florence Villesèche, Associate Professor and Academic Director, CBS Diversity and Difference Platform

08:35-08:45: Global trends on LGBT rights
Graeme Reid, Director of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program, Human Rights Watch

08:45-08:55: Digital surveillance against LGBT people in MENA
Rasha Younes, Researcher with the LGBT Rights program, Human Rights Watch

08:55-09:05: Legal Gender Recognition in Latin America
Cristian González Cabrera, Researcher with the LGBT Rights program, Human Rights Watch

09:05-09:35: Panel discussion with the speakers
Moderator: Jannick Friis Christensen, Postdoc and Theme Lead for Gender and Sexuality, CBS Diversity and Difference Platform

09:35-09:55: Q&A

09:55-10:00: Closing remarks
Florence Villesèche, Associate Professor and Academic Director, CBS Diversity and Difference Platform

Human Rights Watch and Copenhagen Business School are proud to be official partners of Copenhagen 2021. WorldPride, EuroGames and Human Rights Forum this August. Find out more at copenhagen2021.com and we’ll see you there! #YouAreIncluded

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Sidst opdateret: Business in Society platforms // 11/08/2021