MEPs adopted the initiative report prepared by Rapporteur Maria Noichl (S&D, DE) at a plenary session in Strasbourg.
IDAHOT 2015 was marked with high level statements, important reports on intersex issues and pride events all over Europe.
ILGA-Europe and our NGO partners took part in a roundtable discussion with newly appointed European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans.
Today is the first working day of the new EC under the leadership of Jean-Claude Juncker. ILGA-Europe watched the hearing of the new Commissioners carefully and noted the key outcomes from a LGBTI rights perspective.
The EC has launched its yearly progress reports on the candidate countries to the EU. The Commission has extensively covered LGBTI rights in its progress reports.
Today Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, has announced the composition of the new European Commission.
Today, the EU 'celebrates' a sadly recurrent anniversary: six years ago, on 2 July 2008, the European Commission proposed a directive on equal treatment.
Ukraine will now need to implement its commitments
ILGA-Europe's Come Out campaign in 2014 aimed to mobilise support for human rights and LGBTI equality among the candidates for next European Parliament and European Commission.
Participants of a political debate organised by ILGA-Europe agreed that the current EU's efforts to ensure LGBTI equality are not enough and highlighted specific steps to make.