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5th Talks On The Hill

Coming Out In Dialogue: Policies And Perception Of Sexual Minority Groups In Asia And Europe

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06 Mar 05 - 08 Mar 05 Asia-Europe Foundation Governance & Economy Department Talks on the Hill Governance & Human Rights



The Talks On The Hill series brings together prominent activists, journalists, academics, and policy makers to explore issues in a trans-disciplinary spirit. For this dialogue, 13 high-level individuals spent two days in intensive, closed-door discussions on the attitudes towards sexual minority groups in Asia and Europe.


- The historical evolution of social and political attitudes towards sexual minority groups.

- Cultural traditions and major religious beliefs on homosexuality.

- Issues of human rights and policy-making related to sexual minority groups.

- Projection on the scenarios society will be confronted with as this issue evolves.