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Our conference took place on 25-28 October 2007 in Vilnius. On our conference page you will find a lot of information about the conference, including our daily reports, media releases, images, details of media coverage of our conference and other relevant articles and information: VILNIUS CONFERENCE PAGE.
The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is leading a project entitled Extending Equality: Trade union actions to organise and promote equal rights, respect and dignity for workers regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity.
ILGA-Europe and COC Netherlands Release Report on the Position of LGBT People in Georgia and Azerbaijan
Georgia and Azerbaijan must stop discrimination and incitement to hatred and put in place an inclusive anti-discrimination law in line with Council of Europe and EU standards if they aspire to EU membership. This is according to the joint ILGA-Europe and COC Netherlands reports on the position of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people in the two South Caucasian countries.
This written response contains ILGA-Europe’s position on the need for further legislative measures to combat anti-discrimination and to advance effective equality.
Today is World Day against the Death Penalty. This is also the first European Day against the Death Penalty as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on 27 September 2007.