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ILGA-Europe launched shadow directive for further protection against sexual orientation discrimination
Today at the European Parliament, ILGA-Europe in cooperation with the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Gay and Lesbian Rights, launched a Shadow Directive on Equal Treatment of Persons Irrespective of Sexual Orientation which aims at extending protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation to areas outside employment such as social protection, social benefits, education, provisions of goods and services, and housing.
At a meeting on 27 February at the European Parliament, the Vision for Europe campaign launched the Brussels Declaration, a restatement of Europe’s shared values.
Polish gay rights organisation launches its social ad campaign in Warsaw
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, issued a statement of support of the Written Declaration of the European Parliament against homophobic bullying
I welcome and strongly support this European Parliament declaration and its call for urgent action by EU states to tackle homophobic bullying in all its forms.
The deadline for application to take part in the capacity building event which will take place in Romania on 18-20 of April, 2007 is extended till 1st of March, 2007. There will be two seminars organised simultaneously on the subjects of using video in monitoring pride marches and documenting human rights violations.