From February 17th to 18th, 2019, National LGBT Rights Organization LGL hosted a meeting with Finnish LGBTI organization Seta, its partner in the project Rainbow Rights: Promoting LGBTI Equality in Europe.
During the meeting, representatives of the organizations discussed the challenges of ageism in the LGBT community, and shared best practices for solving this problem. The meeting also included the perspectives of older representatives of these organizations, who shared their personal experiences with ageism.
On February 18th, LGL and Seta visited the Finnish Ambassador to Lithuania, H.E. Christer Michelsson, and First Secretary Anni Salmia. During this meeting, further opportunities for cooperation on the Baltic Pride festival were discussed.
The project Rainbow Rights is supported by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union. The project is carried out by the Ministry of Justice of Finland in partnership with Ministry of Social Affairs and Health of Finland and the national umbrella NGO “Seta – LGBTI Rights in Finland”, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities and the National LGBT rights organization LGL.