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On 29 May 2005, the French electorate voted ‘No’ on the European Constitution’s referendum.

29 May 2005

On 1 April 2005, Protocol 12 to the European Convention on Human Rights comes into force.

30 March 2005

This Sunday, 20 February 2005, Spain will have the first referendum among the EU member states on the future European Constitution.

18 February 2005

On 25 January 2005, the ECHR found Sweden guilty of violating Article 5 § 1 of the European Convention on HR for compulsory isolating an HIV positive person.

29 January 2005

27 January 2005, is the 60 th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi’s death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau and in many countries also a Holocaust Memorial Day.

27 January 2005

On 17 December 2004, leaders of the European Union agreed to start membership negotiations with Turkey in 2005.

1 January 2005

ILGA-Europe welcomes the EU’s renewed commitment to equality and looks forward to concrete proposals in the new year.

30 November 2004

ILGA-Europe welcomes the decision of Commission President Barroso to withdraw his proposed Commission from the approval vote in the European Parliament.

27 November 2004

ILGA-Europe welcomes Franco Frattini, Commissioner-Designate for Justice, Freedom and Security, statements on rights for same-sex partners in the EU.

17 November 2004

On 27-31 October 2004, more than 220 activists from all over Europe gathered in Budapest for the 26 th ILGA European Conference.

4 November 2004

On 27-31 October 2004, more than 200 activists from all over Europe will gather in Budapest for the 26 th ILGA European Conference.

15 October 2004

A new Constitution: new beginning or prolongation of the Odyssey?

21 June 2004

European Parliament accepts Council decision on free movement

19 February 2004