The EU has thrown in the towel about protecting discriminated groups, including lesbian, gay and bisexual people, persons with disabilities, religious minorities, youth and older people. A coalition of European equality and anti-discrimination NGOs  now calls on the European Commission and the Danish Presidency of the EU to urgently take up this issue.
On 12 October 2011, the European Commission issued its annual Enlargement Strategy and Progress Reports on EU accession and pre-accession countries.
On 18 May 2011, the European Commission proposed a package of legislative measures to strengthen victims’ rights in the European Union.
On 17 May, the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), Viviane Reding, the Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, meet with ILGA-Europe’s secretariat and representatives of ILGA-Europe memberships and LGBTI communities.
Today the European Commission launched a communication proposing two regulations dealing with property rights for bi-national married and registered couples.
Published in December 2010
Published in December 2008