- January 22, 2018
HRC will be joining a record number of heads of state and leaders from business and civil society at Davos for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting to discuss the world’s most pressing issues. HRC Global director Ty Cobb will be at #wef18, amplifying the importance of LGBTQ rights around the globe. Over the next several days, Elton John will receive the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award for his work at the Elton John AIDS Foundation. HRC will join Accenture and others to co-host the 4th Annual Davos LGBT Breakfast, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights will speak about creating a more Free & Equal world for LGBTQ people.
Follow @tywesleycobb on Twitter for live updates and stay tuned to this blog post to learn more about LGBTQ rights discourse at #wef18.
.@JustinTrudeau’s remarks at the World Economic Forum focus on progress and inclusion in a global world - with a mention of #LGBTQ equality. Inspired leadership. ��4���� #wef18 https://t.co/WhxgZHGLv9— Ty Wesley Cobb (@tywesleycobb) January 24, 2018
Adios, Davos. While this was the most #LGBTQ inclusive week in Davos yet, most visibility happened on the margins. #LGBTQ equality ️ deserves a place on the main stage. So much more work to be done! @wef #wef18— Ty Wesley Cobb (@tywesleycobb) January 26, 2018
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