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NOTA DI SERVIZIO PER I REDATTORI CAPO: Conferenza “Le persone LGBTI nella realtà odierna” (Farnesina, 16 maggio 2014)

A conference on “Being LGBTI in today’s world” will take place at the Farnesina on Friday 16 May from 9.30 to 18.30. The conference will be opened by the Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Benedetto Della Vedova.

The event will be divided into four panels:

9.45: The rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual and Intersexed (LGBTI) people in the international context

11.30: Culture, society and sexual orientation and gender identity

14.30: Legal protection of LGBTI people’s rights

16.30: Being LGBTI in today’s world

Participants will include associations, political figures, representatives of civil society and of foreign diplomatic missions in Rome, and members of the Interministerial Committee for Human Rights.

Online accreditation system. Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in following the event should:

– complete the interactive form available at

– attach all required documentation (if not already submitted) to the form, in digital format

Required documentation:

– a letter from your media organisation

– for foreign journalists in Italy: a note verbale issued by the Embassy in Rome of your media organisation’s country.

If you are unable to complete the online accreditation procedure, please send your application by fax to the Foreign Ministry’s Press and Institutional Communication Service (tel. 06/3691.3432 – fax 06/3691.2122) or by email to

Accredited journalists should enter the Ministry by the main entrance (left-hand side) from 9.00 onwards.

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