Embassy of Malta in Warsaw marks the the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: May 27, 2020
 
The Ambassador of Malta to Poland  - HE Dr. John Paul Grech - joined other ambassadors in Warsaw in highlighting the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17th - strongly urging for the end violence and discrimination experienced against people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, and sex characteristics. The Embassy reiterated in its message that 'Human rights are universal and everyone, including LGBTI persons, are entitled to their full enjoyment'.

To mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), this year's coordinators - the Embassy of Belgium in Warsaw - in collaboration with the City of Warsaw - made arrangements to light up the Palace of Culture and Sciences in Warsaw in rainbow colors as a beacon of hope to end violence, discrimination and repression against LGBTI.

In addition, the Embassy of Malta in Warsaw endorsed a statement put forward by a number of embassies in Warsaw, under the coordination of the Embassy of Belgium, in which it reiterated its commitment to uphold and safeguard the fundamental rights of every individual, without distinction. The said statement was presented to Polish government authorities.

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