ILGA-Europe welcomes the votes and the fact that the Members of the European Parliament rejected a number of proposed amendments aiming to curtail its scope or water down its substance.
Civil society and human rights organisations call on MEPs to support the report on “Empowering girls through education in the EU".
The European Equality Gala, ILGA-Europe’s first official fundraising event, attracted over 350 equality champions and supporters to Brussels.
MEPs adopted the initiative report prepared by Rapporteur Maria Noichl (S&D, DE) at a plenary session in Strasbourg.
IDAHOT 2015 was marked with high level statements, important reports on intersex issues and pride events all over Europe.
Yesterday the European Parliament adopted its Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2013 which includes, amongst others, important recommendations in relation to the rights of LGBTI people.
Civil society and human rights organisations welcome the adoption of the Report on Equality between women and men in the EU (2013) authored by MEP Marc Tarabella.
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.
Today is the first working day of the new EC under the leadership of Jean-Claude Juncker. ILGA-Europe watched the hearing of the new Commissioners carefully and noted the key outcomes from a LGBTI rights perspective.
Today, the EU 'celebrates' a sadly recurrent anniversary: six years ago, on 2 July 2008, the European Commission proposed a directive on equal treatment.