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Work priority 1 - Freedom of movement for LGBTI people Work priority 2 - Monitoring the European Commission Work priority 3 - Combatting discrimination in the EU Work priority 4 - Securing transgender and intersex rights Work priority 5 - Monitoring human rights in the work of the EU

European Parliament condemns homophobia in Indonesia

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Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a resolution in which it condemns the growing intolerance towards LGBTI people in Indonesia. In the resolution, the European Parliament “strongly condemns all acts of violence, harassment and intimidation against minorities” and “calls on the … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 2 days ago

New report takes stock of fundamental rights in the EU, including LGBTI rights

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Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a new comprehensive report on fundamental rights in the EU.  The report assesses how fundamental rights are implemented in the EU, and what must still be done to reach standards laid down in the Charter … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news 1 month ago
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New EU accession reports: LGBTI rights in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Earlier this month, the European Commission’s published its annual progress reports on accession states’ progress towards EU Membership. The reports include important and extensive information on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in those 7 countries. … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on November 23rd, 2016
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LGBTI Intergroup welcomes appointment first ever UN independent expert LGBT discrimination

Friday, the UN Human Rights Council appointed Vitit Muntarbhorn its first independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity. In July, the Human Rights Council agreed to the creation of the post in a 23 – 18 vote. Munthaborn, a … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on October 4th, 2016
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European Parliament urges Tunisia to decriminalise homosexuality

In a vote on EU – Tunisia relations, the European Parliament has urged Tunisia to decriminalise homosexuality. Currently, Article 230 of the Penal Code foresees three years imprisonment for ‘sodomy’. Over the past year a dozen of people have been … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on September 20th, 2016

European Parliament calls for further protection LGBTI people at work

In a report on the implementation of the EU’s Employment Equality Directive, the European parliament has called for further measures to improve the protection of LGBTI people at the work floor, and beyond. The Directive, which was adopted in 2001, … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on September 19th, 2016

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