IDAHOT Day 17 May 2016
The Netherlands Embassy hosted yesterday evening a cocktail on the occasion of IDAHOT 2016, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. IDAHOT in many countries also marks the start of the Pride Season.
The Dutch Ambassador Alphons Hennekens, elaborated in his speech on the importance to continue and to intensify collective efforts to achieve equal rights for LGBTI people worldwide. Some 40 representatives from the Ugandan LGBTI community, civil society and development partners attended the cocktail and expressed their appreciation for this Dutch initiative.