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An investigation by Romanian police into an attack on two Bucharest Pride participants in the aftermath of the 2006 march was ineffective, according to the European Court of Human Rights.

12 April 2016

We are more motivated than ever to develop this shared work, in a European context which proves to be challenging and promising in equal measure.

8 April 2016

On 12 April, ILGA-Europe are co-organising an event with the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights and the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup of the European Parliament.

7 April 2016

On World Health Day 2016, our organisations are joining together to call for greater support for the well-being and mental health of LGBTI people.

6 April 2016

On 4 March, the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of the United Nations published a General Comment on the right to sexual and reproductive health.

31 March 2016

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers adopted on the 3 March its rights of the child strategy, covering the period 2016-2021.

30 March 2016

On 6 April, a referendum will be held in The Netherlands on the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement. A No vote has the potential to negatively affect the lives of LGBTI people in Ukraine.

29 March 2016

Hate speech is a pervasive phenomenon that can undermine an individual’s dignity and self-esteem. 

21 March 2016

ILGA-Europe call on city authorities and law enforcement officials in Lviv to offer their full and unconditional support to the Equality Festival.

16 March 2016

Ministers from 27 EU Member States have issued a clear call to the European Commission to step up its work on LGBTI equality measures. 

7 March 2016

ILGA-Europe is organising a 3-day training on “Financial Management and Funds Administration: towards Sustainable Change”. The training is taking place on 2 - 4 June 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

1 March 2016

While the order could potentially improve access to legal gender recognition for trans persons, prospects of its implementation raise a number of concerns. In particular:

29 February 2016

The Swiss electorate has voted against a popular initiative that would have effectively prevented same-sex couples from marrying. 

28 February 2016

This is the first time that Italian parliamentarians have supported the legal recognition of same-sex couples.

25 February 2016

In 2015, ILGA-Europe started its new programme Creating Opportunities, designed to support organisations that face threats to LGBTI rights in their countries, or significant opportunities to affirm or strengthen them.

24 February 2016

ILGA-Europe are looking for two experienced community organisers and facilitators from the LGBTI movement that will support our 2016 work on community organising.

23 February 2016

Blocking same-sex couples from obtaining residence permits for family reunification purposes purely because of their sexual orientation is discriminatory – that is the message of equality coming from Strasbourg.

23 February 2016

On 17 and 18 February, ILGA-Europe organised a study visit for 4 LGBTI activists from Ukraine. 

22 February 2016

The signatories of this open letter are extremely concerned that the Prague Public Health Authority has initiated a police investigation into the sex lives of 30 men living with HIV.

19 February 2016