PACE today called on the Russian Council of the Federation to reject the law on so-called "Propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships among minors" and on the Parliament of Ukraine not to pursue the examination of the draft law on the prohibition of so-called "homosexual propaganda”.
Laws banning ‘propaganda of homosexuality’ are incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights and should be repealed, says European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)
Read more about the short pride march, see images and read ILGA-Europe's reaction to the ban prior the pride march.
ILGA-Europe calls on the European Parliament to refer the report on visa facilitation back to the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee for reconsideration and thus postpone the vote.
Today on February 25, the 16th EU-Ukraine Summit takes place in Brussels. The main focus of this summit will be Ukraine’s reform agenda, linked to the possible signature of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
Joint media release by the International Commission of Jurists and ILGA-Europe.
At the day that the first Gay Pride is held in Kiev, ILGA-Europe expresses its severe concerns about the passing of law amendments in the Committee on Freedom of Expression and Information of the Ukrainian Parliament.
International Human Rights References to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (regarding LGBT populations and HIV/AIDS and STIs) (December 2007)