Find pictures from the 15th Annual Conference in Turin, Italy.
On 2-6 October ILGA-Europe organsied a study visit for 10 activists from the Western Balkans and Russia to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and to Campaign Against Homophobia (KPH) - the leading LGBT organisation in Poland. The study visit was organised within the framework Step Up! project and Russian EIDHR project.
On 27-30 May, Justice in the Balkans: Equality for Sexual Minorities, the second regional academic conference took place in Belgrade. The conference was organised by the international visiting scholar Jovan Kojicic and a team of experts. Two staff members of ILGA-Europe were invited to speak at the conference.
Opening reception of the LGBT Family Exhibition 'Different Families, Same Love', Berlaymont, Brussels, 17 May 2011
In connection with the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, ILGA-Europe highlighted the issues of same-sex families and the legal obstacles that they face due to the lack of legal recognition in Europe with the exhibition Different Families, Same Love exhibition in the main building of the European Commission in Brussels, the Berlaymont.
EU study visit and Strategic Litigation Training for LGBT human rights defenders from the Western Balkans and Turkey, 10-14 May, 2011
On 10-14 May, 2011 ILGA-Europe organised a study visit to EU institutions and a training on Strategic Litigations for 9 LGBT human rights defenders from the Western Balkans and Turkey.
Read more and find pictures of the study visit and the training here
On 29-30 March 2011 ILGA-Europe conducted a training on Human Rights Violations Documentation and Advocacy with the representatives from Juventas and LGBT Forum Progress, the two organisations working on LGBT issues in Montenegro.
On 7th and 8th February 2011 over 150 participants gathered in Chisinau, Moldova to conclude the five year Precis project (Prevention and Empowerment in CIS) of COC-Netherlands, GenderDoc-M and ILGA-Europe and LGBT organisations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and Ukraine.
Demonstration outside Belgian Foreign Ministry following the death of David Kato, Ugandan human rights activist, Brussels, 27 January 2011
ILGA-Europe joined a demonstration organised by various Belgian LGBTI organisations outside Belgian Foreign Ministry in Brussels following the death of David Kato, Ugandan human rights activist.
From 24 untill 27 January ILGA-Europe organised a study visit to the Council of Europe for 6 LGBT human rights defenders from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia who are partners in Step Up! Stronger LGBT movements for equality in the Western Balkans project.
ILGA-Europe joined the flash mob coordinated by other human rights NGOs such as OSI, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International in order to protest on the occasion of a meeting between President Barroso of the European Commission and the President Karimov of Uzbekistan.