FRA research covering transgender health was discussed at the first conference of the European Professional Association for Transgender Health in Ghent from 12-14 March.
On 27 February, FRA held an informal expert review meeting in Vienna on FRA’s update of its comparative legal analysis of homophobia, transphobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity across the EU.
The FRA Director and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, had an engaging bilateral meeting in Geneva on 15 January on issues of common interest.
FRA delivered a keynote speech at ILGA Europe’s conference entitled ‘Stepping up the fight against hate crimes - Towards an EU inclusive response to homophobic and transphobic violence and hatred’.
On 9 December in Brussels, FRA launched its ‘Being trans in the EU’ report during a session on transgender rights at the European Parliament.
FRA attended the LGBT governmental focal point network meeting which took place under the Italian EU Presidency in Rome on 10 November.
The EU and its Member States took further important steps in the protection and promotion of fundamental rights last year, as FRA’s just-released summary of its Annual report highlights.
FRA was invited for a meeting of the Italian authorities to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) on 17 May.
FRA presented the findings from its soon-to-be-published EU LGBT survey - main results report at the second IDAHO Forum in Malta on 13 May.