LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

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Revolut has today announced the launch of a new feature, Donations, allowing its five million customers to instantly round-up their card payments and donate

1 July 2019

Brussels, 18 June 2019

Strong fundamental rights framework must be part of the next strategic agenda for the EU

19 June 2019

Next Thursday 27 June 2019 marks the European Equality Gala’s fifth birthday.

17 June 2019

ILGA-Europe is ready to work with the 215 MEPs from 8 different political groups who signed our ComeOut  pledge and thus promised to actively protect and progr

12 June 2019
ICD-11

The World Health Assembly approved the newest update to the International Classification of Diseases, which depsychopathologises trans and gender diverse people.

27 May 2019
17 May 2019

Here is a round-up of events, statements and celebrations that took place to mark International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia, and Intersexphobia 2019. 

16 May 2019
Rainbow Map 2019

The Rainbow Europe 2019 reveals not only a standstill in a significant number of European countries but a visible backslide on laws and policies.

13 May 2019

We are announcing the European elections series of webinars providing tools, inspirations and good practices to support LGBTI organisations’ work around elections.

27 March 2019

ILGA-Europe and 21 other civil society organisations and unions today launch #ElectNoHate.

11 March 2019

It reveals both achievements gained and challenges ahead for the LGBTI movement across Europe and Central Asia.

26 February 2019

Today the European Parliament adopted two resolutions clearly calling for a strong agenda for the protection and furtherment of LGBTI equality and human rights in the next European Commission’s term. 

14 February 2019

Today, on 14 February 2019, the European Parliament has adopted a landmark Resolution on the Rights of Intersex People.

14 February 2019
Yesterday evening in Strasbourg, candidates from all major EU political parties (EPP, S&D, ALDE, GUE/NGL, Greens-EFA) were the first to officially sign.

Today, as Europe faces a social and political climate of uncertainty and polarisation, ILGA-Europe formally launches ComeOut - our campaign for the 2019 European elections.

14 February 2019

Research carried out by ILGA-Europe and the Global Philanthropy Project reveals one in three LGBTI organisations in Europe and Central Asia received no external funding in 2017.

6 February 2019
Macedonia

Although the applicant X had gender reassignment surgeries abroad, the Ministry of Justice in Macedonia rejected his applications to alter the gender marker in the birth register.

17 January 2019

Majority of EU member states clearly speak out that the EU needs to stand firm regarding the protection of the rights of LGBTI people.

6 December 2018

Register now for ILGA-Europe’s interactive webinar ‘Campaigning and message framing for intersex rights’.

6 December 2018

On 28 November 2018, the Senate of Switzerland voted to criminalise hate speech and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, but refused to do the same for grounds of gender identity.

29 November 2018

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