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This year, in its 15th year of anniversary, the Pride March was banned by Istanbul Governor’s Office, a day before its occurrence.

25 June 2017

The Pride march was planned for Sunday 25 June in the vicinity of Taksim Square. 

24 June 2017

Find here more information about the upcoming training “Communicating and framing for social change”, 15-17 September 2017, Brussels. Apply now for a participatory training on framing for social change.

15 June 2017

Deadline for applications is 6 July 2017 at 18.00 CET. Please note: the programme is open only to Georgian LGBTI organisations or initiative groups.

6 June 2017
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Belgium will have a new law governing the legal gender recognition process.

24 May 2017

Here is a round-up of events, statements and celebrations that took place to mark IDAHOT 2017.

19 May 2017

The resolution condemns the widespread human rights violations in Chechnya. 

18 May 2017

Rainbow Europe 2017 is now live - go to to find out more! 

15 May 2017

The fund was created to support LGBTI communities and their allies in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine. This is the last call in 2017 and it will close on Wednesday 19 April 2017. 

30 March 2017

ILGA-Europe are launching a new re-granting programme ‘Organising for change: Communities rising’ to support LGBTI community organising work in the European region. Deadline for applications is 24 April 2017 at 18 CET

27 March 2017

On 24 March 2017, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) issued a report entirely dedicated to the situation of LGBTI asylum seekers.

27 March 2017

On the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, ILGA-Europe are joining forces with over 200 civil society partners.

25 March 2017

We know that racism and ethnic discrimination exists, inside and outside the LGBTI communities.

21 March 2017

The first report, from Rapporteur Kozłowska-Rajewicz, is a positive development as it recognises that Member States should adopt legislation that protects trans people against discrimination when a

14 March 2017

The European Coalition to end violence against women and girls calls on the EU decision-makers to mark International Women’s Day with concrete actions.


7 March 2017

ILGA-Europe today call for greater leadership on LGBTI equality from EU institutions and member states at the “High-level Ministerial Conference on LGBTIQ Equality Mainstreaming”.

23 February 2017

Today, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, issued a Comment on registered partnerships. ILGA-Europe applaud the Commissioner for raising his voice to support the rights of same-sex couples.

21 February 2017

MEPs voted to adopt a report containing recommendations relevant to the mental health of LGBTI people.

14 February 2017

Mental health is everyone’s concern. It is central to all our lives and impacts our well-being, our work, our societies, our families and our economies.

13 February 2017