This judgment reaffirmed that Council of Europe member states have an obligation to safeguard the family life of same-sex couples.
Taddeucci and McCall v Italy
The Italian Chamber of Deputies has voted in favour of a civil union bill in a final vote.
This is the first time that Italian parliamentarians have supported the legal recognition of same-sex couples.
In 2015, ILGA-Europe started its new programme Creating Opportunities, designed to support organisations that face threats to LGBTI rights in their countries, or significant opportunities to affirm or strengthen them.
On Thursday 28 January, the Italian Senate will discuss a bill on civil unions for same-sex and different-sex couples and second parent adoption for same-sex couples.
This is a ground-breaking judgment not just for Italy, but for all of Europe.
On 30 October, the 15th ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference concluded in Turin.
On 30 October, the 15th ILGA-Europe’s Annual Conference concluded in Turin. 343 lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) activists, European and national politicians, representatives of other organisations from 43 countries gathered in Turin, Italy between 27 and 30 October 2011 for the largest annual event on LGBTI rights in Europe.
On 27 October 2011, the 15th Annual Conference of ILGA-Europe, which is currently taking place in Turin, Italy, received a following message of support from Giorgio Napolitano, the President of the Republic of Italy.