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EGALITE Week – 15-19 May – Updates

EGALITE Week – 15-19 May – Updates

As of now, we will keep this section permanently to keep you up-to-date on our LGBTI+ week that will take place in Brussels, Frankfurt and Luxembourg from 15-19 May. We are plannning many activities, so it’s worth taking a day off 🙂

Bellow please find the programme of the week in a nutshell, more info can be found further in the mailing:

15 May
Debate on “Why march for Pride” – Queer Stagiaires event in cooperation with European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBTI rights, European Parliament, at 18h, Brussels

European Parliament in Luxembourg – a stand open from 10.00 till 14.00 in Konrad ADENHAUER building

IDAHOT conference and screening of the Danish Girl at 14h in the Schuman building, European Parliament, Luxembourg

16 May
EGALITE’s 25 years anniversary Gala Reception at 18h @ Berlaymont with Commissioner Oettinger (REGISTER NOW)
EGALITE’s 25 years anniversary drinks in Luxembourg at 18h

17 May 
Lunchtime IDAHOT conference @ European Commission, Brussels
Lunchtime IDAHOT conference @ Council of the EU, Brussels
Lunchtime IDAHOT conference @ European Central Bank, Frankfurt

Screening of the “Danish Girl” follows by a debate @ European Parliament, Brussels and Luxembourg (REGISTER NOW –
http://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/EGALITE-Debate-EP)

Info stands in Brussels on May 17 from 9.00 till 16.00 in the Altiero SPINELLI building

* Walk around the EU neighborhoods of Brussels, Frankfurt and Luxembourg and you might notice a large number of rainbow flags. We managed to convince all the EU institutions to fly a rainbow flag!!!

18 May
Lunchtime IDAHOT conference @ European Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels

19 May
Europeans at the Belgian Pride – United in Diversity, Brussels (REGISTER NOW)
ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/EC-EGALITE-BelgianPride

 

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INVITATION: 25th anniversary of EGALITE – Gala Reception, 16 May in the Berlaymont building

INVITATION: 25th anniversary of EGALITE – Gala Reception, 16 May in the Berlaymont building

This year Égalité, the LGBTI+ staff association of the European Union Institutions, will turn 25. The past two-and-a-half decades have seen great strides of progress in terms of LGBTI+ equality in the Member States as well as within the institutions.

To celebrate this and the successful existence of our association, we will host a reception in the Berlaymont building on 16 May 2018 from 6pm. We expect highly positioned speakers at the event whose names we will reveal later.

Technical information
When: 16 May at 18h
Where: Piazza Arcade in the EC’s Berlaymont building
Dress code: Smart casual

Please note that we have limited places.

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Membership fees for 2018

Membership fees for 2018

The General Assembly decided on 28 September 2017 to maintain the symbolic membership fee for 2018 at the level of:

• 15.00 € for an individual,
• 25.00 € for a couple/family
• membership is free for trainees and associations

.You are kindly asked to transfer the fee to the EGALITE bank account

• IBAN : BE84 3101 0420 4459
• BIC (if needed) : BBRUBEBB

using the communication “Member ship fee 2018 (+ if appropriate, name of spouse/partner).

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EGALITE’s proposals to the European Commission for 2018 Action Plan on Diversity

EGALITE’s proposals to the European Commission for 2018 Action Plan on Diversity

ÉGALITÉ was invited by Commissioner Oettinger to present action points for 2018 Action Plan on Diversity.

After having consulted our members, ÉGALITÉ proposed the following 10 points to be included in the 2018 Action Plan on Diversity that will greatly improve lives of our LGBTI+ colleagues;

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EGALITE Work Programme 2018

EGALITE Work Programme 2018

Dear members,

At this link below you will be able to read more about the plans of EGALITE for 2018. It is a rather ambitious programme but we plan to work hard and make it a reality.

The Work Programme:  WP2017-18

The Egalité Committee

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