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On 11 June 2008, Dr. Gábor Tóth, the Budapest police chief, banned the LGBT Pride March scheduled for 5 July 2008.

12 June 2008

On 11 June 2008, the college of the European Commissioners will be presented with the opportunity to bring forward proposals for vital protection against discrimination.

10 June 2008

Tomorrow the members of the European Parliament will debate and vote on a resolution “Progress made in equal opportunities and non-discrimination in the EU”.

19 May 2008

ILGA-Europe and TransGender Europe published the first comprehensive report on the experiences of health care by transgender people in European Union.

28 April 2008

Within the next couple of months, the fate of an EU directive protecting against discrimination will be decided by the EC and the European Council.

7 April 2008

Today the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg delivered its judgement in a landmark case on pension rights for registered same-sex partners

1 April 2008

On 4-6 March 2008, ILGA-Europe, in partnership with Informational centre LEGEBITRA, a Slovene LGBT organisation, organises a conference on LGBT families in Europe.

20 February 2008

Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights delivered its judgement in a case of E.B. v France.

22 January 2008

In two days EU leaders sign EU Fundamental Rights Charter – the first ever international treaty prohibiting sexual orientation discrimination

10 December 2007 launching a web-based guide on international human rights law on sexual and reproductive health

30 November 2007

In October 2007, almost 200 delegates from all over Europe gathered in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius for ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference.

30 October 2007

On 25-28 October 2007, almost 200 delegates from all over Europe gather in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius for the 11th ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference.

23 October 2007

Today is World Day against Death Penalty. This is also the first European Day against Death Penalty as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on 27 September 2007.

10 October 2007

ILGA-Europe is very concerned that the Council of Europe has allowed itself to be used as a platform for an attack on LGBT rights by Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia.

8 October 2007

A European Youth Forum (YFJ) seminar on ‘Multiple Discrimination as it affects young people’ is being held in Brussels from 20-22 September.

20 September 2007

On 25-28 October 2007, ILGA-Europe holds its 11th Annual Conferencein the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius.

17 September 2007