• Photo's from the Launch of the Project

    The LGBT Asylum Seekers and Refugees Project Training Programme was launched by the Head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office in Ireland, Sophie Magennis.


    Speakers included Sue Conlon, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council, Patricia Brazil, Averill Deverill Law Lecturer, TCD/ National Expert to the European wide Fleeing Homophobia Project, Nazih Eldin, Head of Health Promotion, HSE Dublin North East, and Bernie McDonnell, Manager of the Integration Funds at Pobal. The Training Programme is targeted at service providers working with asylum seekers and refugees or LGBT communities. Present at the launch were Senators David Norris and Jillian van Turnhout, and representatives of the Department of Justice and Equality, individual experts and NGOs.

    Speech by Sophie Magennis, Head of Office in UNHCR Ireland, at the launch of the LGBT Asylum Seekers & Refugees Project.

    Press Release on the Launch of BeLonG To's LGBT Asylum Seekers and Refugees Project.