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2023 – Briefing Report: A Canadian Special Envoy on International LGBTIQ+ Human Rights

Over 50 representatives of 30 organizations gathered in Ottawa on June 1 and 2, 2016, for the very first edition of the Dignity Network Canada roundtables, where they discussed Canadian civil society and its role in global movements for human rights for LGBTI people. The second day also included presentations and discussions with representatives of Global Affairs Canada and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and a keynote address from Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Karina Gould, MP.


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JUNE 2016 – INITIAL DIGNITY NETWORK ROUNDTABLE

Over 50 representatives of 30 organizations gathered in Ottawa on June 1 and 2, 2016, for the very first edition of the Dignity Network Canada roundtables, where they discussed Canadian civil society and its role in global movements for human rights for LGBTI people. The second day also included presentations and discussions with representatives of Global Affairs Canada and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and a keynote address from Parliamentary Secretary for International Development Karina Gould, MP.

2015 REPORT – ADVANCING DIGNITY: ASSESSING CANADA’S GLOBAL ACTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS FOR LGBTI PEOPLE

This document outlines promising practices, and strategies for Canadian organizations (non-profit, private, and/or public) in supporting human rights work with LGBTI communities abroad. The document builds upon many presentations and learnings from the Toronto WorldPride Human Rights Conference in 2014 and engages with NGOs currently doing this work.

Research Team: Erin Aylward (University of Toronto), Evan Vipond (Bonham Centre, University of Toronto), Doug Kerr.

2015 REPORT – SOLIDARITY FOR DIGNITY: INSIGHTS FOR CANADIAN ORGANIZATIONS WORKING GLOBALLY TO SUPPORT THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF LGBTI PEOPLE

This report is one of three initial documents written by Dignity Network Canada during its formative years when it was still a volunteer effort called the Dignity Initiative.