European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

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ILGA-Europe call on city authorities and law enforcement officials in Lviv to offer their full and unconditional support to the Equality Festival.

16 March 2016

Ministers from 27 EU Member States have issued a clear call to the European Commission to step up its work on LGBTI equality measures. 

7 March 2016

ILGA-Europe is organising a 3-day training on “Financial Management and Funds Administration: towards Sustainable Change”. The training is taking place on 2 - 4 June 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.

1 March 2016

While the order could potentially improve access to legal gender recognition for trans persons, prospects of its implementation raise a number of concerns. In particular:

29 February 2016

The Swiss electorate has voted against a popular initiative that would have effectively prevented same-sex couples from marrying. 

28 February 2016

This is the first time that Italian parliamentarians have supported the legal recognition of same-sex couples.

25 February 2016

In 2015, ILGA-Europe started its new programme Creating Opportunities, designed to support organisations that face threats to LGBTI rights in their countries, or significant opportunities to affirm or strengthen them.

24 February 2016

ILGA-Europe are looking for two experienced community organisers and facilitators from the LGBTI movement that will support our 2016 work on community organising.

23 February 2016

Blocking same-sex couples from obtaining residence permits for family reunification purposes purely because of their sexual orientation is discriminatory – that is the message of equality coming from Strasbourg.

23 February 2016

On 17 and 18 February, ILGA-Europe organised a study visit for 4 LGBTI activists from Ukraine. 

22 February 2016

The signatories of this open letter are extremely concerned that the Prague Public Health Authority has initiated a police investigation into the sex lives of 30 men living with HIV.

19 February 2016

Yesterday, ILGA-Europe and other human rights NGOs sat down with Frans Timmermans. On the agenda? The European Commission’s role and plan for the ongoing refugee situation and integration of migrants.

18 February 2016

On 28 February, the Swiss will vote on a popular initiative (Swiss form of referendum) on tax for couples.

15 February 2016

Sunday is Valentine’s day, and we want You to Come Out for Love. Together, we want to tell the world that love wins. Always.

12 February 2016

Our member organisation Háttér Society have released a detailed press statement on the judgment

5 February 2016

On Thursday 28 January, the Italian Senate will discuss a bill on civil unions for same-sex and different-sex couples and second parent adoption for same-sex couples.

27 January 2016

Yesterday, the members of the European Parliament adopted a report on promoting EU fundamental values through intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity and education.

20 January 2016

LGBTI activists in Slovakia and ILGA-Europe are particularly concerned since the Slovak government went in great lengths in preparation for such step and in 2015 invited representatives of the Coun

19 January 2016

ILGA-Europe send their congratulations to all the LGBTI organisations and politicians who have contributed to this historic result.

22 December 2015