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Title – Marching Together Towards Equality: LGBTQ2+: Shaping the Future of Diplomacy
Date – Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
Time – 4 PM EST
The Québec Government Office in Boston and the Consulate General of Canada in Boston, in partnership with MassEquality, are hosting a webinar, the final in a 3 part series. It will discuss the important work done by Canada, the United States, subnational governments, and NGOs in advocating on behalf of LGBTQ2+ people around the world. In this conversation we will also hear firsthand from LGBTQ2+ diplomats on their experience serving abroad and advancing LGBTQ2+ rights internationally. With an eye towards the future, panelists will share their thoughts on the current state of LGBTQ2+ rights globally, and how the practice of LGBTQ2+ diplomacy will shift in the coming years.
Stewart Wheeler, Chief of Protocol of Canada
Jean-François Hould, Director, Québec Office in Washington D.C.
Mark Bromley, Council Chair, Council for Global Equality
Alexandra Chandler, Policy Advocate, Protect Democracy and Career Intel Analyst
Mary Yntema, President and CEO, WorldBoston