The United Nations Development Programme will hold an expert consultation on privacy, safety and security in collection, storage and use of data of LGBTI people and other marginalised populations in cyberspace.
A EuroPride conference this year will take place from 12 to 14 June in Vienna. FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will deliver the conference keynote speech on where we are, how we got there and where we need to go.
The Subgroup on Equality Data will gather on 26-27 April in Brussels for its first formal meeting to start work on preparing a set of non-binding guidelines on improving the collection and use of equality data in EU Member States
On 19 October, the Head of the Agency’s Equality and Citizens’ Rights Department, Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos, will present FRA’s recent work in the field of hate crime and hate crime reporting by LGBTI people.
The Fundamental Rights Agency will take part in Vienna Pride on 17 June as part of the ‘Diplomats for Equality!’ initiative which brings together embassies, delegations and permanent missions in Vienna and the European Union.
On 21 November the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth will host a conference in Berlin to discuss socio-economic and medical developments in dealing with transsexualism and trans identity.
On 30 September, FRA will take part in a seminar in Berlin on legislation and policies on gender identity and sex characteristics organised by the European Commission Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers.
The Agency FRA will host a side event to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting on 29 September in Warsaw, where it will present the socio-legal situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex children from a fundamental rights perspective.
FRA will take part in discussions on 9 June organised by the Committees on Human and National Minority Rights and Gender Equality of the Croatian Parliament on the status and current problems of trangender people.
On 18 May, FRA will take part in a side meeting in Paris at the International Ministerial Meeting on Education Sector Responses to Violence Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity/Expression, jointly organised by the Council of Europe and UNESCO.
On 5 April, FRA will present the findings from its recent report ‘Professionally speaking: challenges to achieving equality for LGBT people’ to law enforcement personnel during an online seminar hosted by the European Police College (CEPOL).
FRA will present the findings from its report ‘Professionally Speaking: challenges to achieving equality for LGBT people’ to the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) Committee on 21 March in Brussels.
FRA will present the findings from its report ‘Professionally Speaking: challenges to achieving equality for LGBT people’ to the European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBTI Rights on 16 March in Brussels.
On 29 September, FRA will present its Focus paper ‘The fundamental rights situation of intersex people’ to the Council Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens' Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
FRA has been invited to present its recent focus paper on the fundamental rights situation of intersex people to Members of the European Parliament LGBTI Intergroup at a seminar on 8 September in Strasbourg.
On 28 October 2014, the Italian Presidency of the Council of the EU, in cooperation with the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the General Secretariat of the Council will host the high-level conference “Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making”. The event will take place in the Council of the EU premises (Justus Lipsius) in Brussels.
FRA will present further analysis of its EU LGBT survey results at the at the second international IDAHO Forum, a high-level conference hosted by the Maltese and Swedish government to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).
FRA will give a presentation on its EU LGBT survey, focusing on the data relating to the experiences of hate crime and discrimination of lesbians at a workshop organised in the European Parliament on 26 November.
At a conference to celebrate 15 years of Vienna’s LGBT anti-discrimination office (‘Antidiskriminierungsstelle für gleichgeschlechtliche und transgender Lebensweisen’), FRA Director Morten Kjaerum will give the keynote speech, presenting an overview on landmark developments in the last decade regarding the respect for fundamental rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the EU.
From 1-2 October, representatives of Jewish, Muslim, LGBT and racism organisations will meet at the FRA to discuss their experiences on hate crime, and to exchange good practices on how to tackle the issue.
The FRA will present the results of its survey into experiences of hate crime and discrimination by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May 2013 during a conference hosted by the Dutch government in The Hague.
On 22-23 September 2011 the FRA is hosting a roundtable event jointly organised with the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, entitled 'Rights to equality, life and security of the person: bridging the gap for transgender people'.