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PROGRAM

THURSDAY 16th of JUNE

09.00-10.00 REGISTRATIONS
10.00-11.00

Welcome Speeches

Representative of Mayor of Athens, Konstantinos DEDES
President of European LGBT Police Association, Alain PARMENTIER
President of LGBT Police Action for Human Rights, Michael LOLIS 

Representative of Greek Government, Akis SKERTSOS
Representative of Minister of Civil Protection, Konstantinos TSOUVALAS
Vice President of European Parliament, Dimitris PAPADIMOULIS
Journalist and Member or the European Parliament , Kostas ARVANITIS

Representative of Chief of Hellenic Police – Head of Security Branch / A.E.A Brigadier, Ioannis NTALAHANIS
European Police Academy representative, Mihaela MAIUG
Head of the Inclusion and Anti-Descremination Progammes Devision Council of Europe, Thorsten AFFLERBACH
Head of sector on Cepol Knowledge Centres (CKCs), Elisabeth ZINSCHITZ
Cultural Centre of Greek Police, Gerasimos KARABELIAS

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break
11.30-13.00

Relationship between LGBTI community and Police

LGBTQ+ Communities and the Police: The Need for Affirmative Policing’
Political Scientist, Security & Justice Expert, Dora GIANNAKI

Police and policing: Conditions and challenges for the implementation of effective equality for all citizens
Former Police Brigadier, Georgios PAPAKOSTANTIS

Police in Pride: culture, identities, collective experience and political marketing
THESSALONIKI Pride, Apostolos KARABAIRIS

Police and equal treatment: Α right and a duty
Deputy Ombudsman for Equal Treatment, Kalliopi LYKOVARDI

13.00-14.00 Lunch Break
14.00-15.30

Building Bridges with LGBTI NGO’s

LGBTQ Elderly. Moving Forward
Rainbow Seniors, Michael SAKELLARIOU

Enhancement and empowerment of Visibility
Coordinator of Refugee and Immigration Communities, Nikodimos MAINA KINYUA

Can the Hellenic Police be as efficient when protecting families with same sex parents?”
Rainbow Families, Stella BELIA

Feeling safe and secure in Greek schools: The mission of Rainbow School”
Rainbow School, Apostolos POULIOS

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-17.30

Bridges with LGBTI community

Building bridges with the LGBT+ community in Northern Ireland.
Chairperson – PSNI LGBT+ Network | Comms – National LGBT+ Police Network, Constable Paul Bloomer

LGBTQI and delinquency
Producer and presenter -via podcast – true stories and interviews of the LGBTQI community – Fotis SERGOULOPOULOS

The challenges of under-reporting for LGBTQI victims of hate crime
Co-founder, Deputy Director HumanRights360, Eleni TAKOU

Do we feel that our children are safe?
Proud Parents Association, Teacher, Dimitra PAPAIOANNOU

Proud Parents Association, Teacher , Amalia KOUTSOUKOU

FRIDAY 17th of JUNE

09.00-09.30 WELCOME
09.30-10.30

Equality policies, Marriage – Adoption – Families rights

Political Scientist, Grigorios VALIANATOS
ND, Maria NATSIOU
KINIMA ALLAGIS , Ioannis VIKAS
SYRIZA, Dimitris TZANAKOPOULOS

10.30-11.30

Law and Education issues – Best Practices

Greece’s National Strategy for LGBTIQ+ Equality
Chief economic adviser to Greece’s Prime Minister, Alex PATELIS

Equal treatment for LGBTQI+ persons as a cornerstone of European constitutionalism – with a special focus on police and security issues, and human rights protection
Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Lina PAPADOPOULOU

Equal treatment and prohibition of discrimination at work sector on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity
European Court Layer, Vasilios SOTIROPOULOS

11.30-12.00 Coffee Break
12.00-13.30

LGBT Police Organizations Future – EGPA influence

Documentary: Being LGBT in the police.
Example of the progress made in France over the past 20 years

13.30-14.30 Lunch Break
14.30-15.30

Special LGBTI issues

Compulsive Sexual Behavior
Psychiatrist, Georgios FLOUDAS

Shame and order in lawlessness
Manager Red Umbrella Athens, Anna KOUROUPOU
Layer Red Umbrella Athens, Aggeliki SOUGLE

Vulnerable Groups to HIV
Founder and chair of ‘Positive Voice’, Nikos DEDES

Chemsex: Challenges and intersections in the queer community
Clinical Psychologist, M.Sc., Ph.D. and Psychoanalyst, Adonis POULIOS

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-17.00

Women’s Issues

You are safe here
Detective Sergeant Merseyside Police, Tracy O’HARA

*L*GBT and not GLBT
(BS / MBA / MCI), EGPA Ambassador, Marja Lust

Female police officers’ stories and experiences
Police Captain-Sociologist, Former Press Spokesperson of the Hellenic Police, Ioanna ROTZIOKOU