General News

29/11/2016
2016 EU relay-race

Last week just over a dozen activists from across the Western Balkans descended on Brussels. The week before, on November 9th, perhaps somewhat overshadowed by news of the US...

29/11/2016
Within Reach – Making LGBTI rights a reality in the Western Balkans

Every year the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG Near) publishes an Enlargement Package assessing where accession countries stand in...

31/03/2016
The Guardian: “The LGBT community is invisible”: using data to fight hate crime in the Balkans

In Kosovo, Serbia and Bosnia, NGOs are collecting hate crime data and leveraging the countries’ EU ambitions to push for...

17/02/2016
Using EU integration for improvement of LGBT rights in Western Balkans

In the Western Balkans, the human rights of LGBT people are violated on a daily basis. One reason for this situation is that the ruling authorities have not opted for the creation...

28/01/2016
European Commission published List of Actions to Advance LGBTI Equality

In December 2015, European Commission published List of Actions to Advance LGBTI Equality. The document highlights actions in a number of areas where the Commission will be active...

12/01/2016
Study visit: The dialogue between EU institutions and LGBT activists from Western Balkans continues

On 16th and 17th November 2015 within the project Utilizing European Integration Processes for the Advancement of LGBT Rights in the Western Balkans ILGA Europe organized EU study...