13/06/2013 | Writer: Kaos GL

Kaos GL’s Executive Board member Nevin Öztop will be tackling the work with LGBT students, teachers and the most recent unrest of Turkey’s youth.

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Kaos GL’s Executive Board member Nevin Öztop will be tackling the work with LGBT students, teachers and the most recent unrest of Turkey’s youth.
 
On June 16-17, BeLonG To organisation in Ireland will be the host of an international conference on LGBT youth and social inclusion.
 
Community Forum
An evening of discussion will be chaired by Michael Barron, Executive Director of BeLonG To, on June 16. Activists from the US, Macedonia, Turkey, Lithuania and Ireland will be discussing on the local picture of youth in these places.
 
Kaos GL’s Executive Board member Nevin Öztop will be tackling primarily Kaos GL’s work with universities and student clubs around the IDAHO theme, censorship of LGBT websites on school campuses and banning LGBT events, work with educators, education unionists and consultant teachers, and recently the unrest of the youth in the country.
 
Place and time: Sunday 16th June 2013, 18:30 / Banquet Hall, Smock Alley Theatre
 
Conference opens on June 17
Conference on Youth and Social Inclusion will start with the opening words of Minister Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Ireland.
 
The key speakers of the opening panel will be:
 
Panel Chair:  Michael Barron, Executive Director, BeLonG To, Ireland
Phil Prendergast, MEP,  Intergroup on LGBT Rights, European Parliament
Dr Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection; Irish Expert, Commission on European Family Law; Chairman, Adoption Authority of Ireland
Dr. Eliza Byard, Executive Director, Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, USA
Nevin Öztop, Executive Board, Kaos GL, Turkey
 

The day will continue will various other panels and workshops such as “The Trio Presidency & LGBT Young People”, “LGBT Youth and the European Context”, “Education”, “Youth Unemployment”, “Participation & Rights”, “Youth Services - Access & quality of youth work” and “European Policy & Initiatives on the Social Inclusion of LGBT Youth – Next Steps”.  


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