The European Union support to Young Queer Alliance

The collaboration between the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius  and the association Young Queer Alliance started in 2015. The Delegation has supported the national campaign launched by Young Queer Alliance in April 2015 on the theme "Equality for All". The EU awarded the first prize during a ceremony held on 16 May 2015 to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The Delegation has also provided its contribution for the organisation of the second Youth Leadership and Human Rights residential conference "Know your rights" in February 2016.

More on the European Union action to combat discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity

Article 10 Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union foresees that the European Commission shall aim to combat discrimination when defining and implementing all its policies and activities.  The European Commission has defined a List of Actions to advance LGBTI Equality to be implemented during the period 2016-2019."

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  • Eric Whitaker (U.S. Department of State)

    I find the youngsters of Young Queer Alliance very creative and I welcome this shelter project in Mauritius. Congratulations for this beautiful project that I will surely narrate at Washington. 

  • Saarvesh Doorjean (Peer Outreach, YQA)

    I am so proud of us. I have learnt many things and got to know many people working with the Young Queer Alliance. A big thank you and the team at YQA.

  • Aldo Dell'Ariccia (European Union)

    I took the opportunity to comment the initiative of the Young Queer Alliance for launching a national campaign theme "Equality for All", and thank the members of the association for their determination and dynamism.

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