EU Enlargement Countries Called on to Urgently Ensure Protection of the Human Rights of LGBTI People
Published today, ILGA-Europe’s Annual Enlargement Review urgently calls on all EU enlargement countries to properly implement their anti-discrimination, hate crime and hate speech legal frameworks, in the context of rising anti-gender, anti-rights and far-right groups.
ILGA-Europe’s submission to Progress Reports of the European Commission 2021
LGBTI Enlargement Review 2021 Even with the rise of Euroscepticism in the Western Balkans and Turkey, the EU accession process continues to be a driving […]
ILGA-Europe’s submission to Progress Reports of the European Commission 2020
LGBTI ENLARGEMENT REVIEW 2020 In order to ensure an accurate representation of the developments relating to the human rights of LGBTI people ILGA-Europe and ERA, […]
ILGA-Europe and ERA joint statement on the Decision of the Constitutional Court of North Macedonia to repeal the Law on Prevention of and Protection against Discrimination
It is with great disappointment that ILGA-Europe and ERA received the news of the decision of the Constitutional Court of North Macedonia to repeal the Law on Prevention of and Protection against Discrimination on 14th May 2020.
How France, Denmark and The Netherlands have put LGBTI Europeans at risk
While joining the EU could be key to helping make gender recognition and same-sex marriage a reality in Western Balkan countries, the blocking of Albania and North Macedonia’s next steps towards membership is having the opposite effect.
ILGA-EUROPE’S SUBMISSION TO PROGRESS REPORTS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2019
LGBTI ENLARGEMENT REVIEW 2019 In order to ensure an accurate representation of the developments relating to the human rights of LGBTI people ILGA-Europe and ERA, […]
Re-opening Accession Talks with the Western Balkans is Crucial for Protecting LGBTI Rights
A letter sent today (27 January) to the Croatian Presidency by ILGA-Europe and the Equal Rights Association (ERA) stresses that opening accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania is critical in protecting LGBTI rights.
ILGA-EUROPE’S SUBMISSION TO PROGRESS REPORTS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2018
LGBTI ENLARGEMENT REVIEW 2018 The EU accession process has been, and continues to be, a driving force for change in the recognition of the human […]
Albania and FYR Macedonia accession talks recommended
On 17 April 2018, the European Commission recommended launching accession talks with Albania and FYR Macedonia, both of which have up until now been candidates […]
ILGA-EUROPE’S SUBMISSION TO PROGRESS REPORTS OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2017
LGBTI ENLARGEMENT REVIEW 2017 This report reflects developments in LGBTI people’s rights in each accession country since October 2016, in particular in reference to recommendations […]
Within Reach. Making LGBTI rights a reality in South East Europe by 2020
This paper was composed by ILGA-Europe, on behalf of Sarajevo Open Centre, to inform decision-makers in both the EU and its accession countries in the […]
Meeting the challenge of accession
Surveys on sexual orientation discrimination in countries joining the European Union. This report is a comparative summary of national reports written in ten countries (Czech Republic, […]