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Virtual Mission to Poland

7th December 2020 - 8th December 2020
Online consultation

On 7-8 December 2020, the LGBTI Intergroup will conduct a virtual mission to Poland in order to exchange with civil society, governmental actors and parliamentarians. The mission intends to generate discussions and exchange of information on the current context, policies/legislation affecting LGBTI persons and potential actions to be undertaken in order to better ensure their […]

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Consultation with civil society on LGBTI rights in Hungary

9th April 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

EVENT INFORMATION This event brings together MEPs and civil society to discuss LGBTI rights in Hungary under the scope of the article 7 procedure. PRATICAL INFORMATION Where: technical information to be sent over email.

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The EU and Lesbians: A Critical Time to Connect

23rd April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This event co organised by the LGBTI Intergroup and the Eurocentralasian Lesbian* Community brings together MEPs, civil society, national representatives and EC staff to discuss lesbian needs in the EU and what responses the EU is providing/should provide under different frameworks and through different institutions. REGISTRATION Please fill in the form to register. You can […]

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Prides without parades: the fight for equality continues

18th May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

This virtual roundtable is organised for the occasion of IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Transphobia and Interphobia) and its objective is to: highlight the need for Prides, especially under the restrictions the COVID-19 outbreak poses; reflect on what steps are being taken by organisers around Europe to shift their Prides to digital platforms; ensure the […]

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LGBTI rights in Poland one year after brutality in Białystok: What way forward?

23rd June 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

The objective of this virtual roundtable will be to focus on the developments in Poland ever since the brutality experienced in Białystok in 2019 and in light of the recent comments against LGBTI persons during the Presidential election campaign. For this purpose: civil society (Campaign Against Homophobia and Białystok Pride) is invited to reflect on […]

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Equality for All: LGBTQ Leaders in Parliament

29th June 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

Across the globe out politicians have created LGBTQ caucuses in their respective parliaments in order to achieve greater equality. From conversation therapy, to transgender rights, to racial justice, LGBTQ officials are adapting their legislative priorities to cope with social and public health demands of advancing equality. Join U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI1), U.K. Baroness Barker, […]

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Which path to equality in the Western Balkans: consultation with local LGBTI civil society

30th June 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online consultation

The objective of this virtual consultation, co-organised with Civil Rights Defenders, will be to highlight the needs of the LGBTI community in Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina, ahead of the publication of this year's enlargement package, which has been postponed to September-October. MEPs/APAs, EC desk officers and Group staff are invited to […]

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Backlash against LBT women in Poland : state violence and exiting of the Istanbul Convention

4th September 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

So-called “anti-gender backlash” movements have been spreading and rising across Europe, and resulting in a polarisation of pro-rights progressive countries on the one side and countries clinging to patriarchal, conservative and nationalistic values that they label “traditional and pro-family” on the other. What seemed at first to be a resistance to embracing human rights values, […]

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Online Roundtable: The Future of Equality Legislation in Europe

14th October 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium

The primary objective of this roundtable is to contribute to discussions concerning the EU legal framework for equality and its implementation as appropriate, including advancing the discussions on the adoption of the Horizontal Directive. The roundtable aims to: Assess the current state of the EU legal framework for equality and to identify ways of improving […]

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World AIDS Day parliamentary event

1st December 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

In view of ongoing human rights violations around the world, particularly of LGBTI people, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Sophie in ‘t Veld and Marc Angel, ex-Vice-President and Co-Chair – respectively - of the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI Rights, have decided to co-host a session on “HIV/AIDS, Human Rights and Equal Access to PrEP […]

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Challenges and progress in the fight against LGBT-phobia in football

11th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

You are cordially invited to our Intergroup virtual roundtable organised by the LGBTI Intergroup in cooperation with the Sports Intergroup and Erasmus-funded project OUT!. The event is hosted by Malin Bjork (LGBTI Intergroup) and Tiziana Beghin (Sports Intergroup). It will provide an opportunity for the presentation and discussion of the recently released handbook, produced by […]

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Instrumentalisation of LGBTI Rights in Autocracies: The case of Hungary

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable focused on LGBTI rights in Hungary. The event counts on the presence of Hungarian NGOs (Amnesty International, Budapest Pride and Háttér Society), Cabinet Expert Silvan Agius (from Commissioner Dalli's office) and MEPs involved in the file on the rule of law in Hungary. The event is co-hosted […]

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Workshop on LGBTI+ Rights in the EU

March 22 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

On 22 March the Committee on Petitions will host a workshop on LGBTI+ Rights in the EU, organised by Policy Department C. In this workshop the study “Obstacles to the Free Movement of Rainbow Families in the EU” will be presented. This study examines the various obstacles rainbow families face when moving within the EU. […]

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[Portuguese Council Presidency event] Together with LGBTI persons: paces, challenges and dialogues

May 12 @ 8:50 am - 1:00 pm

The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union will be organising the online event "Together with LGBTI persons: paces, challenges and dialogues” on 12 May. This webinar aims to create an opportunity for debate and focus on the needs and the rights of LGBTI persons, revealing the importance of International Day Against Homophobia, […]

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Defending LGBTI rights in the EU: linking Rule of Law with Fundamental Rights

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable for the occasion of #IDAHOBIT 2021. The event counts on the presence of MEPs, the Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, and experts from NGOs. Introduction Terry Reintke MEP, Intergroup Co-Chair (G-EFA) Panel 1 - National breaches of the rule of law and their impact on LGBTI persons's […]

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Confronting anti-LGBTI+ human rights abuses in Chechnya: what can the World’s parliaments do?

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online conference, URL to be provided Belgium + Google Map

You are cordially invited to our virtual roundtable on human rights abuses in Chechnya. This roundtable will focus on what responses can be given to the situation of LGBTI+ persons in Chechnya, following the making of the documentary "WELCOME TO CHECHNYA: The Gay Purge", BAFTA winner for the International category. The event is the result […]

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