The EC has launched its yearly progress reports on the candidate countries to the EU. The Commission has extensively covered LGBTI rights in its progress reports.
Today Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EC, has announced the composition of the new European Commission.
Today, the EU 'celebrates' a sadly recurrent anniversary: six years ago, on 2 July 2008, the European Commission proposed a directive on equal treatment.
Ukraine will now need to implement its commitments
ILGA-Europe's Come Out campaign in 2014 aimed to mobilise support for human rights and LGBTI equality among the candidates for next European Parliament and European Commission.
Participants of a political debate organised by ILGA-Europe agreed that the current EU's efforts to ensure LGBTI equality are not enough and highlighted specific steps to make.
ILGA-Europe invites European politicians to discuss the human rights and LGBTI equality agenda of the next EP and EC.
The EP adopted the "Lunacek report" calling on the EC to adopt an Roadmap tackling homophobia, transphobia and SOGI discrimination.
On Tuesday 4 February, MEPs will vote on the "Lunacek report" asking the European Commission to adopt a Roadmap against SOGI discrimination.
During a joint media briefing with Commissioner Malmström, ILGA-Europe launched a new report on the human rights situation of LGBT people in Russia.