The opinion recognises that in the 21st century marriage cannot be seen as the only basis for the formation of a family, as families take many different forms, including
On 7 March 2018, a committee of the Saeima (parliament) of Latvia, rejected a petition for introduction of partnership legislation which would recognise all unmarried couples.
ILGA-Europe congratulate the organisers of this historic and successful event.
ILGA-Europe is calling on Latvian politicians to seize this historic moment and to take the next major step towards equality for LGBTI people.
Read more about the theme of the Annual Conference in Rīga.
Our Annual Conference is the largest event on LGBTI political agenda in Europe and this year will bring together almost 350 human rights activists and decision makers from 48 countries.
Information about registration, speakers and important dates for the Annual Conference in Riga.
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Some notes from the ILGA-Europe Conference, Riga, Latvia, October 2014
By Miguel Vale de Almeida, Conference host
Yesterday the Latvian Parliament voted to support an amendment to the country’s Labour Law to explicitly ban sexual orientation discrimination in employment.