An article in the Washington Blade today covers a first of a kind convening co-hosted by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice that took place in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly on September 24th. A total of 30 representatives from government ministries, embassies, and aid and development agencies met with philanthropic funders of LGBTI issues to discuss priorities and potential collaboration.
Global LGBT advocacy efforts were among the issues discussed during the U.N. General Assembly this week in New York.
USAID, the Swedish International Development Corporation Agency (SIDA,) the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and the Ford Foundation on Tuesday hosted a meeting of funders of global LGBT advocacy efforts.
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