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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

...by 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

Today the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg delivered its judgment in the case of L. v. Lithuania.

11 September 2007

Today Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer Damaso, of the ECJ in Luxembourg, delivered his opinion in a landmark case before the court which is favourable to same-sex partners.

6 September 2007

The objective of the Truck Tour 2007 is to raise awareness and disseminate information about the “For Diversity. Against Discrimination” campaign, as well as the European Year of Equal Opportunities for All.

21 July 2007

Attacks and Police Collusion Show Liberties Rollback

14 June 2007

For the 3rd time, the world marks International Day against Homophobia (IDAHO).

17 May 2007

On the occasion of the International Day of Families, 15 May 2007, four social NGOs are reminding the EU that any definition of families should reflect the diversity of families which exist in European societies.

11 May 2007

Today the ECHR delivered its decision in the case of Bączkowski and Others v. Poland in which LGBT activists from Poland successfully challenged a ban on LGBT Pride march in Warsaw in 2005.

3 May 2007

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