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ILGA-Europe, who had submitted their views as part of a third party intervention along with other civil society organisations, are disappointed by today’s decision.

20 July 2016

This afternoon (14 July 2016), the House of the Peoples adopted amendments to the Law on the Prohibition of Discrimination.

14 July 2016

During the Oslo Pride activists from various European countries came together to talk about EEA and Norway Grants.

8 July 2016

Today, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Hungary’s two-month-long detention of an Iranian gay man applying for asylum is a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.

5 July 2016

The United Nations has adopted a resolution to appoint the first Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

1 July 2016

On 16 June, the European Parliament Committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE) hold a hearing on the situation of fundamental rights in the EU in 2015. Dan Christian Ghattas, Co-chair of OII-Europe, was invited to take the floor, as part of the NGOs panel.

30 June 2016

March cancelled, activists and politicians dispersed and arrested.

27 June 2016

From ILGA-Europe’s perspective, the message that must be taken from the UK referendum result is the need for more solidarity, not less.

24 June 2016

Joint statement from Amnesty International, ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe

21 June 2016

This is the first time that the Council of the European Union has approved LGBTI-specific conclusions that refer to equality within the European Union. 

17 June 2016

LGBTI activists in Turkey have denounced attempts to limit their right to peacefully assemble.

8 June 2016

Here are 5 key facts on the EU and LGBT equality. 

8 June 2016

Now, trans people in Norway aged 16 and older will have their gender legally recognised without having to be sterilised first.

6 June 2016

May has become a very tough month in regards freedom of assembly for LGBTI persons in Russia.

31 May 2016

Today is International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT)

17 May 2016

On 24th May, the General Affairs Council of the European Union will discuss integration of migrants in a rule of law dialogue and our organisations want to recall the spirit of Article 2 of the Uni

12 May 2016

The Italian Chamber of Deputies has voted in favour of a civil union bill in a final vote.

11 May 2016

ILGA-Europe Executive Director Evelyne Paradis’ speech at the launch of Rainbow Package 2016

11 May 2016
Rainbow Europe 2016 launch logo

Rainbow Europe 2016 examines the situation of LGBTI people in Europe 

10 May 2016