On 17 April 2018, the European Commission recommended launching accession talks with Albania and FYR Macedonia.
New ILGA-Europe policy paper outlining advocacy priorities regarding LGBTI issues in Western Balkans in the coming year. The situation for LGBTI people is at a pivotal moment in most accession countries.
On 14-15 November, ILGA-Europe hosted an EU study visit for LGBTI rights activists from the Western Balkans.
On 9 November, the European Commission published its annual Enlargement Package. LGBTI rights retained a central role within the fundamental rights section of the reports.
On 12 October 2011, the European Commission issued its annual Enlargement Strategy and Progress Reports on EU accession and pre-accession countries.