European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

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It has been a month since our ILGA-Europe family was saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend, Christine Loudes.

31 January 2017

ILGA-Europe has endorsed Trans*parent‘s open letter to the Editor-in-Chief of the National Geographic Magazine.

31 January 2017

In late December, the French government launched an ambitious action plan to fight hate against LGBT people.

31 January 2017

Today is a day to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust perpetrated by the Nazi regime against Jews, Roma, Sinti, people with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people.

27 January 2017

On Monday 16 January, unknown perpetrators threw a firecracker with "no fags allowed" written on it during a presentation of the Queer UW scientific circle at the University of Warsaw.

26 January 2017

ILGA-Europe are organising a 3-day training on “Financial Management and Funds Administration: towards Sustainable Change” taking place on 13-15 April 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

26 January 2017

ILGA-Europe invites applications for the upcoming litigation workshop on Fundraising for Litigation to take place in Brussels 1-2 March 2017.

23 January 2017

A case involving a woman seeking asylum based on her sexual orientation has been struck out by the European Court of Human Rights.

19 January 2017

ILGA-Europe are extremely disappointed to see that the need for a more open, equal and principled European Union appears to be taking a back seat to political games.

17 January 2017

Commissioner Oettinger’s first week as the Commissioner responsible for the EU budget and human resources is starting today. 

16 January 2017

Several equality and non-discrimination NGOs have written to MEPs ahead of next week's hearing.

5 January 2017

Both organisations also urge the European Union to implement LGBTI guidelines in 2017.

15 December 2016

Today, the European Parliament adopted the Report on the Situation of fundamental rights in the European Union in 2015 when they gathered in plenary in Strasbourg.

13 December 2016

We met with the cabinets of Koen Geens and Elke Sleurs to discuss the draft law.

13 December 2016

On 7-8 December, ILGA-Europe were pleased to host a study visit on Freedom of Assembly and Pride Marches, a staple of the LGBTI movement since the 1960s that in recent years has faced new challenges and limitations.

12 December 2016

Today, on 10 December, the United Nations encourages us all to ‘stand up for someone’s human rights’. 

9 December 2016

On 9-10 February 2017, ILGA-Europe and the European Aids Treatment Group (EATG) are jointly organising a capacity-building seminar in Brussels. 

6 December 2016

The Romanian Constitutional Court has announced that it will refer questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union in the case of a same-sex couple who wish to be recognised as spouses.

29 November 2016

The state of emergency continues in Turkey, with increasing repression of opposition, activists and media voices. Over 370 NGOs were shut down at the start of November allegedly for suspected terrorist ties.

28 November 2016

ILGA-Europe welcome yesterday’s unanimous decision by the European Court of Human Rights, which upheld freedom of expression in the case of Kaos GL vs Turkey.

23 November 2016