The CJEU held that statements made by a lawyer during a radio programme, saying he would never recruit a “homosexual” or wish to use the services of such persons, fall within the material scope of EU Directive 2000/78 (‘the anti-discrimination directive’).
ILGA-Europe congratulate Ursula von der Leyen on being the first woman ever elected president of the European Commission – a historic step forward for gender equality in Europe.
Our Executive Director Evelyne Paradis shared her thoughts after the High Level Group's discussions:
This report is a big step forward for many reasons.
On 6 April, a referendum will be held in The Netherlands on the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement. A No vote has the potential to negatively affect the lives of LGBTI people in Ukraine.
ILGA-Europe is disappointed that the EU failed to deliver an ambitious LGBTI equality strategy.
ILGA-Europe and our NGO partners took part in a roundtable discussion with newly appointed European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans.
ILGA-Europe extends our warmest congratulations to close friend and colleague Nigel Warner who was included in the New Year’s Honours list.
On 16 December, ILGA-Europe held an event at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on the role of the EU and the Council of Europe in tackling bullying and discrimination in schools.