The EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy: What’s Happening One Year On?
Just over a year ago, the European Commission adopted the first ever EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy, committing to be at the forefront of efforts to better protect LGBTIQ people’s rights. But how far has the Commission gone in its implementation so far? We looked closely, and here are our five conclusions.
Hope and the LGBTI Movement in 2021
It was a year of further lockdowns, of new strains of the COVID virus, and the uncertainty they have brought, and most of all, enormous […]
EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy – First year implementation evaluation
The first ever EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy, adopted in November 2020, is a major step in the EU’s overall commitment and detailed efforts to ensure […]
The Frontline: 2020 – The EU & LGBTI Equality in an Extraordinary Year
In March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic went global, we worried that equality would slip off EU agendas as lockdowns and an unprecedented economic crisis […]
The EU LGBTIQ Strategy at a glance
Yesterday, 12 November 2020, EU Vice-President Jourova and Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli launched the first EU LGBTIQ Strategy 2020–2025, marking a significant step forward for the European Commission in protecting and ensuring LGBTI rights. We’ve read through it, and here’s an easy-read version.
EU shifts gear with adoption of LGBTIQ Equality Strategy
The publication today of a five-year EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy marks a qualitative shift from the European Commission towards playing its full role to defend and protect LGBTI rights in times of real backlash, says Europe’s largest LGBTI umbrella organisation, ILGA-Europe.
FRA’s 2nd LGBTI Survey points to clear need for decisive and immediate action by the EU
There has been little progress in the lived experience of LGBTI people in Europe over the past seven years. This is a clear message coming out of the report on the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) 2nd LGBTI survey published yesterday.
EU LGBTI Strategy 2020-2024: Key EU legislative and policy initiatives for LGBTI rights in Europe and beyond – Proposal by ILGA-Europe
The policy brief presents concrete proposals of legislative and policy initiatives to be included in the EU LGBTI Strategy.
Critical time for the EU Commission to adopt a comprehensive LGBTI strategy
Europe is at a dangerous crossroads and that’s why this is a critical time for the Commission to adopt a comprehensive LGBTI strategy over the […]
ILGA-Europe commends historical passing of two key LGBTI resolutions by European Parliament
Today the European Parliament adopted two lgbti resolutions clearly calling for a strong agenda for the protection and furtherment of LGBTI equality and human rights […]