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Next week the Slovak Parliament will start its new session and one of the legislative proposals registered for discussion is to amend the Constitutional definition of marriage to limit it exclusively to ‘a man and a woman’.
Participants of a debate organised by ILGA-Europe on 12 February 2014, which brought together high-level representatives from the five main European political parties, agreed that the current EU’s efforts to ensure LGBTI equality are not enough and highlighted specific steps the European Union need to make.
Council of Europe supports further action to combat sexual orientation and gender identify discrimination
On 22 January 2014, the Council of Europe’s executive body, the Committee of Ministers, supported further action by the Council and by member states to combat discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Today Northern Cyprus lawmakers abolished Criminal Code provisions which punished consensual sexual acts between adult men with five years of imprisonment.
Today in Moscow during a joint media briefing with Cecilia Malmström, EU Home Affairs Commissioner, ILGA-Europe launched a new report addressing the human rights situation of LGBT people in Russia since the adoption of the Federal "homosexuality anti-propaganda law" last year.
“Come out for LGBTI equality, for human rights, for Europe, to vote”: ILGA-Europe launches its 2014 European elections campaign
Tomorrow at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, ILGA-Europe launches its campaign on the European elections which are taking place on 22-25 May 2014.
ILGA-Europe statement on the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
ILGA-Europe's statement regading the judgemnt of the Court of Justice of the European Union in case of Frédéric Hay v Crédit agricole mutuel de Charente-Maritime et des Deux –Sèvres.
ILGA-Europe statement regarding the Council of European Union Conclusions on combating hate crimes in the European Union adopted on 5-6 December 2013.
ILGA-Europe statement on the occasion of the Human Rights Day 2013.
ILGA-Europe is seriously concerned with the current developments and the state of human rights of LGBTI people in Lithuania.
ILGA-Europe is deeply disappointed by the result of the referendum of 1st December in Croatia which approved a constitutional amendment to define marriage as a union of a man and a woman.
Croatia: say yes to human rights for all and reject constitutional amendment on marriage!
Hrvatska: recite „da“ ljudskim pravima za sve i odbacite ustavnu promjenu definicije braka!
ECHR: Austria violated human rights in refusing to delete convictions under discriminatory age of consent laws from criminal records
On 7 November 2013, the European Court of Human Rights has found that Austria discriminated against four gay men when it refused to delete from their criminal record convictions under its discriminatory age of consent law.