Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe

In this section you will find out more about the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), its institutions and their relevance to LGBT rights

What is OSCE?

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is the largest regional security organisation in the world with 55 participating States from Europe, Central Asia and North America.

Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights - is the principal institution responsible for the promotion of human rights and democracy in the OSCE area.

Relevance to LGBT rights

The OSCE provides a European wide forum for raising LGBT issues in the context of the OSCE’s mandate on the human dimension. 

ILGA-Europe’s advocacy at the OSCE

Find in this section resources related to hate crime and information on ILGA-Europe's advocacy work at the OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-orperation in Europe.


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