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Global Alliance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Education (GALE)
NGO Section Data
Alliance pour l'éducation LGBT
Alianza para la Educación LGBT
Main address: Exec Dir: Peter Dankmeijer, Vinkenstr 116-a, NL-1013 JV, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tel: (31 20) 428 80 73, Fax: (31 20) 421 32 06, E-mail:
info (at) lgbt-education.info
Promote the full inclusion of people who are disadvantaged because of their sexual orientation, sexual identity and their expression by identifying, enhancing and sharing educational expertise.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Projects; workshops; meetings; speeches.
- electronic (12 a year). Toolkit.
Individuals. Membership countries not specified.
UNESCO NGO Section Data
Type of Relation with UNESCO
Programme Sector: Other
UNESCO Bangkok and Brasilia
Name and contact details of NGO focal point at UNESCO
Ms Shen Xuesong
2007 Creation 2009 Admission to operational relations (184 EX/29 and 184 EX/ONG.2) (184 EX/Dec.29)
Contribution to UNESCO's programmes
GALE has been involved in a number of joint activities with UNESCO on sexual diversity and human rights education: UNESCO Brazil (Brasilia) supported the GALE Implementing Partner Organization CEPAC to carry out a survey on sexual diversity education in Latin America (funded by UNAIDS Brazil) in May 2008; UNESCO Bangkok office is part of the Asian GALE Strategy Group since October 2007; the Section for Teacher Training has been part of the development group to design a teacher training module on sexual diversity; GALE attended the 48th session of the International Conference on Education in 2008 as part of the Dutch delegation. The organization proposes to collaborate further with UNESCO in the areas of universal access to HIV prevention, care and treatment, inclusive education, non-discrimination and diversity policy.