ILGA-Europe was incorporated on 1 January 1997 for the European and Central Asian region.
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (“ILGA World”) is an international non-profit organisation set up in conformity with article 60 of the Swiss Civil Code. ILGA World is incorporated for an unspecified period. ILGA World is divided into different regions, including Europe and Central Asia.
According to article C.5 of the Constitution of ILGA World, the members of ILGA World may form a regional organisation and the aims of the Regional organisations shall at all times be consistent with the aims expressed in ILGA World Constitution, and the regional organisation’s work shall reflect the diversity of members in the region.