It is a pivotal moment for the European Commission to live up to its commitments made in the LGBTI Equality Strategy and take effective and meaningful action to ensure safety for and dignity of LGBTI people.
ILGA-Europe congratulate Ursula von der Leyen on being the first woman ever elected president of the European Commission – a historic step forward for gender equality in Europe.
Towards a Consistent Level of Protection Against Discrimination in Europe.
Joint statement: six months ago, organisations representing millions of EU citizens at risk of discrimination called on EU Member States to show clear commitment on the proposed Horizontal Directive on equal treatment.
Transposition of the Recast Asylum Procedure Directives and of the Recast Reception Conditions Directive (Published : September 2014)
By Professor Steve Peers, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex on behalf of ILGA-Europe.
In the last five years no progress at all has been made in the EU to protect people against discrimination on the grounds of age, sexual orientation, disability and religion or belief.
ILGA-Europe's reaction: welcomed progress, but more improvements are needed.
Protecting LGBTI asylum seekers. Published in 2012
These guidelines, from 2009, provide an introduction and explanation of the Directive on the right to free movement in relation to LGBT families.