ILGA-Europe trainings and study sessions on capacity building

See descriptions and pictures from events ILGA-Europe has organised or co-organised.

Training on Community and Organisational Development to Lead Sustainable Change

On 19–22 November, ILGA-Europe organised a training on Community and organisational development to lead sustainable change in Ljubljana with the support of Društvo informacijski center Legebitra.

Training on security issues in Istanbul

At the end of August 2014, ILGA-Europe organised training on security issues in Istanbul for 12 LGBTI activists from human rights NGOs from Eastern European countries. The training was organised within the program “Dignity for All” on protecting LGBTI human rights defenders with support of the Heartland Alliance.

Study visit to Council of Europe for LGBT activists from Eastern Europe, 23-25 June 2014

At the end of June 2014 ILGA-Europe organised a study visit to Council of Europe (CoE) for 7 LGBTI activists coming from Russia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia. The goal of the study visit was to give activists an opportunity to get acquainted with the structure of CoE, to familiarise them with different internal working instruments and to better understand procedures within this European institution. The study visit lasted three full days (23­–25 June) and was planned in such a way that it coincided with the Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) of CoE session.

Capacity-building seminar on using a norm-critical approach in education

ILGA-Europe and IGLYO (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation) co-organised a seminar on the use on norm-critical approach in education in Stockholm from 4 to 6 April 2014.

Training on Financial Management and Administration, April 2014

On 28-29 April 2014, ILGA-Europe organised training on Financial Management and Administration in Budapest for 20 LGBTI activists from NGOs from all across the Europe.

Capacity building seminar on education, Brussels, 6-7 December 2013

Between the 6-7 December 2013, IGLYO and ILGA-Europe jointly facilitated a workshop on Education for 9 activists from 9 European countries. The workshop was the first of its kind for ILGA-Europe in our work on Education.

Training on Community and organisational development, Budapest, 29 November – 1 December 2013

On 29 November – 1 December 2013, ILGA-Europe organised a training on Community and organisational development in Budapest for LGBTI activists from Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Italy, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Moldova, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Human rights violations documentation training, Lisbon, 6-8 September 2013

On 6-8 September 2013, ILGA-Europe organised a training on human rights violations documentation in Lisbon for LGBTI activists from Armenia, Georgia, FYR Macedonia, Greece, Portugal and Russia.

Strategic Communications Training, 28-30 June

ILGA-Europe organised a training on strategic communications in Brussels on 28-30 June. The participants where LGBTI activists from Albania, Greece, Cyprus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Italy, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Lithuania, Serbia and Turkey.

Study visit to Council of Europe for LGBT activists from Eastern Europe, 23-27 June

At the end of June 2013 ILGA-Europe organised a study visit to Council of Europe (CoE) for LGBT activists from Russia, Moldova, and Ukraine. Seven representatives from Coming Out, Russian LGBT Network, GenderDoc-M and Ukrainian LGBT Council took part in the study visit. The goal of the study visit was to give activists an opportunity to get acquainted with the structure of CoE, to familiarise them with different internal working instruments and better understand procedures within this European institution. The study visit lasted three full days (24­–26 June) and was planned in such a way that it coincided with the Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) of CoE session. This gave the activists a unique chance to be present at some important hearings of PACE and meet with different decision making figures.

EU study visit for LGBT activists from Western Balkan and Turkey

On 27-29 May 2013, ILGA-Europe organised a EU study visit for 8 participant from Western Balkans and Turkey. Several meetings were on the programme with the European Commission Directorate General of Enlargement , European External Actions Service, Commissioner Fule’s cabinet, the DROI secretariat of the European Parliament, LGBT Intergroup of the European Parliament, rapporteurs for relevant countries, EQUINET and the European Group of National Human Rights Institutions. The activists will also participate at the European Commission’s consultations on Progress reports on the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Meeting on anti-propaganda laws with key actors and LGBT activists in Kyiv

On the 27-28 May, ILGA-Europe organised a meeting in Kyiv to debate strategies to tackle proposed law banning 'homosexual propaganda'.

Workshop with Youth Sexual Awareness for Europe (YSAFE), February 2013

On 9 February 2013, ILGA-Europe was invited to do a workshop session on advocacy at the Annual Meeting of the Youth Sexual Awareness for Europe (YSAFE) - the youth network of the IPPF European Network.

Study visit to Council of Europe, Strasburg, 1-3 October 2012

On 1-3 October 2012 ILGA-Europe organised a study visit to Council of Europe institutions for 5 LGBT activists from Turkey.

Strategic advocacy planning training, Budapest, 14-16 September 2012

On 14-16 September 2012, ILGA-Europe organised a strategic advocacy planning training for its members from different parts of Europe in Budapest.

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