The World Bank has just launched two surveys into lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) discrimination and exclusion in south-eastern Europe.
The Agency contributed a paper to the UN’s public consultation on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Maltese Presidency of the EU Council invited the Agency to give a presentation to its Working Party on Social Questions on the state of play regarding discrimination on the ground of sexual orientation.
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights and the Canadian Embassy in Vienna held a panel discussion at the Agency on 1 December on the challenges lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees face.
On 21 November, the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth brought together policy makers, experts, health workers, insurance companies and civil society representatives to discuss socio-economic and medical developments in dealing with transsexualism and trans identity.
On 30 September, the Agency took part in an EU intergovernmental good practice exchange seminar on legislation and policies on gender identity and sex characteristics.
On 29 September, the Agency held a side event on the rights of LGBTI youth and children during the OSCE’s Human Dimension Implementation Meeting in Warsaw.
On 6 August, the FRA Director Michael O Flaherty joined Commissioner Jourová during the Europride 2016 festival as part of the launch of the EU campaign to raise awareness and increase the social acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex (LGBTI) people.