Events at FGG

There are a number of global events that FGG organises and partners with for you to get involved with.

Of course there is the quadrennial event The Gay Games, which will take place in Paris, France between the 4th and 12th August 2018. Click on the links below to register or find out more.

Other fundraising and awareness events are held around the globe throughout the year. We are working on a growing calendar of events to promote these and encourage you to come along and support our mission of equality for all through sport and culture.

Upcoming events at FGG

    • 4 Aug 2018
    • 12 Aug 2018
    • Paris, France

    A Celebration Of Diversity.

    Gay Games 10 will be held in Paris between the 4th and 12th August 2018.

    Rendez-vous in Paris 2018, where we will share together some moments rich in emotion

    15,000 maximum participants
    36+ sports
    14+ Cultural events

    This sporting and cultural event, open to all, is a model of social cohesion, mutual aid and sharing, valuing diversity, equality, and solidarity. The Games will be run by Paris 2018, a non-profit organization whose mission is to increase participation, inclusion, and personal best of all adults through sport and culture. Its primary focus is the promotion, organization and delivery of Gay Games 10 in August 2018.

    Its purpose is:

    • combating all forms of discrimination, based on criteria established by EU and French law, in particular sexual orientation and gender identity,
    • promoting the recognition of the identity and freedoms of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) people in the context and ethics of struggles related to promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms;
    • promoting health including through information and prevention on issues of STIs, HIV / AIDS, cancer, doping, drug use, and other risks;
    • inclusion of specific programs to make Gay Games 10 accessible to the greatest number, including disadvantaged people or people with special needs.

    RENDEZ VOUS AVEC PARIS - FIND OUT MORE

    REGISTER NOW

    • 12 Aug 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (UTC+02:00)
    • 11 bis Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France
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    Register

    2018 Annual General Assembly

    The 2018 Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Federation of Gay Games is to begin at 10:00 AM on Sunday 12 August 2018 in Paris, France. Meetings will last until 6:00 PM Sunday 12 August. The venue for the meeting is:

    Théâtre Paris Story 11 bis Rue Scribe 75009 Paris, France

    The formal Notice of Meeting is attached.

    Business

    1. Opening of the Meeting

    The meeting will:

    • approve the agenda for the meeting

    • have the purpose of the FGG read aloud

    • consider the minutes of the 2017 Annual

      General Assembly

      Following the consideration of the minutes, the Co- Presidents will give the General Assembly a reasonable opportunity to ask questions about or comment on the minutes.

      The Assembly will then be asked to approve the minutes

      2. Election of Directors

      The following positions are declared vacant at the meeting. Each position is for a 2-year term:

    • Co-President

    • Vice President – Production

    • Vice President – External Affairs

    • Treasurer

    • Secretary

    • Officer – Communications

    • Officer – Sports

    • Officer – Technology

    • Officer – Culture

    • Officer – People

    • Officer at Large 2

    Nominations from suitably qualified people are now sought for these positions. Please refer to the FGG bylaws regarding qualifications.

    Please note that other positions may be available for election. These will be identified as and when they are known.

    Nominations must be received in writing (fillable PDF via e-mail) by the FGG Secretary (AGA2018@gaygames.net) no later than 05 July 2018 and must be on the approved form enclosed with this Notice of Meeting. These will be presented to the General Assembly on or before 13 July 2018. Floor nominations will be taken on Sunday 12 August. Floor nominees must have their nomination form submitted by 3:00 PM on Sunday, 12 August 2018.

    For a candidate to be elected to the FGG Board, they require a majority of the General Assembly. If 1 or 2 candidates are nominated, voting will be by simple majority of the General Assembly. If more than 2 candidates are nominated for any position, instant run-off voting will be used to determine the candidate to be appointed to the FGG Board

    3. Praise for Paris

    The General Assembly will discuss the top moments of Paris 2018 Gay Games 10.

    4. Presentation by Hong Kong 2022

    Hong Kong 2022 will be given the opportunity to make a short presentation to the General Assembly. Following the presentation, the General Assembly will be given the opportunity to ask questions.

    5. Consideration of Reports

    The Annual Report and Financial Report for the year ended 30 June 2018 will be presented for consideration.

    Unless notified otherwise, each member will have received a copy of the Annual Report and Financial report for the year ended 30 June 2018.

    Following the Consideration of Reports, the Co- Presidents will give the General Assembly a reasonable opportunity to ask questions about or comment on the management of the FGG.

    The motion will then be put to accept the Reports.

    6. Bylaw Changes

    Bylaw change requests must be received in writing (fillable PDF via e-mail) by the FGG Secretary (AGA2018@gaygames.net) no later than 05 July 2018. These will be presented to the General Assembly on or before 12 July 2018.

    7. Other Motions

    Any other motions which may wish to be debated on the floor must be received in writing (fillable PDF via e-mail) by the FGG Secretary (AGA2018@gaygames.net) before 05 July 2018. These will be presented to the General Assembly on or before 12 July 2018. Any motions not received by this date will only be presented if approved for discussion by the General Assembly.

    All documents relating to the 2018 AGA can be found at the following link on the Google Drive:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1piEtAw UArIYxTtDP1uJhpZjgg2Sroi7T?usp=sharing

    Should you have any further questions, please feel free to contact me at AGA2018@gaygames.net.

    Kind regards,

    Ben Keller
    Vice President of Operations

Past events

26 Oct 2017 FGG Annual General Assembly

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