Tag: European Parliament

Parliament urges Montenegro and FYR Macedonia to step up efforts against LGBTI discrimination

Thursday, 10 March 2016 Today, the European Parliament adopted two of its annual progress reports for candidate and potential candidate EU countries. MEPs addressed recommendations on LGBTI rights to Montenegro and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Discrimination, hate speech and hate crime against LGBTI people, remain a strong concern for the Parliament in both countries. In this … Continued

Parliament calls on Turkey, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Albania to respect LGBTI rights

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 In the last of its annual progress reports on accession countries, the European Parliament evaluated the situation in Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania, including the situation of LGBTI people. Regarding Bosnia and Herzegovina, the European Parliament calls for a country-wide anti-discrimination strategy and for the inclusion of a clear definition of gender identity, sexual orientation … Continued