PAI in photos: 4th Regional Conference

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PAN AFRICA ILGA (International Lesbian and Gay Association) held its 4th Regional Conference, ‘Empowering LGBTI Youth: Uniting for an Inclusive Future’, in Gaborone, Botswana. Hosted by LEGABIBO (Lesbians Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana), the conference ran from the 31st of May to the 4th of June, 2018. The conference was attended by 300 people from 33 African countries, and 17 international countries.

PAI is the largest membership based Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) organisation in Africa, with 146 member organisations across the the world, working on human rights and equality for people. PAI’s secretariat is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Justice Edwin Cameron, Tashwill Esterhuizen, Lesego Nchunga and Njeri Gateru on the Delivering Justice Using Human Rights Mechanisms panel. Credit: PAI Media Team.
View of one of the plenary sessions, attended by 327 people from 39 African countries and 11 International countries. Credit: PAI Media Team.
In conversation at the Interfaith Pre-Conference, organised by GIN-SSOGIE (Global Interfaith Network) and House of Rainbow. Rev. John Tyler Connoley, Davis Mac-Iyalla, Madelene Isaacks, Rev. Dumi Mmualefe, Charlene van der Walt and Ecclesia de Lange. Credit: PAI Media Team.
Iranti-org’s Jabu Perreira speaking about mental health and wellness within the community. Credit: PAI Media Team.
Bradley Fortuin from the Conference Co-Hosts, LeGaBiBo, representing the pride and spirit of the Batswana people. Credit: PAI Media Team.
Chan Grey, Nthabiseng Mokoena, Immah Reid, Jean-Eric Nkurikiye and Barbra Wangare, speakers from the Queerying the Boxes session. Credit: PAI Media Team.