We held the first plenary meeting for reforming the organisation of Belgrade Pride
After a months-long process that consisted of the evaluation of last year's EuroPride, individual meetings with a large number of organisations dealing with the LGBTI+ community, and the development of procedures, organization and policies of Belgrade Pride, on Friday, June 30, the first plenary meeting was held with organisations from Belgrade, Novi Sad and Šabac, which deal with various aspects of improving the rights of the LGBTI+ community.
At the meeting, the results of the evaluation of EuroPride 2022 was presented, and amendments to the document related to procedures, organizations and policies were discussed. After the formal part of the meeting, a symbolic signing of the document was held, by which local LGBTI+ organizations joined the Belgrade Pride Committee.
Belgrade Pride now consists of five bodies: Belgrade Pride Committee, Organisational Board, Operational Board, Pride Info Center and the Complaints committee, as well as the Commissioner for gender equality, inclusion and diversity.
This type of organization of Belgrade Pride will improve the inclusion of the queer community in Belgrade Pride, and will include the opinions and expertise of all key actors, and the horizontal structure will enable the highest level of transparency and trust at all levels of the organispation.