Create spaces without discrimination and that we are all treated equally in public and private spaces, is the message that Diversified Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica reinforced on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
The celebration was instituted on May 17and1990, the day homosexuality was removed from the list of mental illnesses by the General Assembly of the World Health Organization.
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The date is used to recall the importance of undertaking actions that serve to denounce and advance the rights of the community around the world, taking into account that more than 70 countries criminalize and condemn sexual acts between people of the world. same sex with prison terms.
LGBTQ Trade Mission Event Returns
Precisely, July 7and after a two-year hiatus, Costa Rica’s LGBT Trade Mission Event returns, with the participation of private companies, international organizations and various chambers of commerce from other countries.
The appointment is at the Costa Rica Marriott Hacienda Belén hotel, where the LGBTIQ business conference will be held with presentations on managing diversity in the workplace.
In addition, certification for various SMEs will be presented, the objective of which is to carry out production chains, managing to formalize them and connect them to the purchasing databases of national and international companies that support compliance with the human rights and which are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals.
“We invite civil society, businesses and various small entrepreneurs to join this important event which will undoubtedly contribute to the economic recovery that we so badly need,” said Julio César Calvo, President of the Chamber.
This organization was born to support the diverse community that seeks to have a place in the economy by actively participating in equal opportunities. Its mission is to help companies understand the value of managing diversity in the workplace to attract and retain talent. Among the actions it carries out are workshops and awareness modules for companies, in addition to promoting Costa Rica as a safe destination for everyone.