Sustainable Development Goal 16 – Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Diego Aparicio is the founder of ‘QueerWave’; the first LGBTQ+ film festival in Cyprus designed to tackle stigma and promote a more inclusive society through art and cinema. The 2020 festival’s online screening consisted of 25 films and was attended by over 1000 individuals. Queerwave has helped connect new audiences and raise important issues around social inequalities in order to foster inclusivity and peacebuilding.