On 8 June, a FRA representative addressed a large open meeting of thousands of LGBT people and supporters of LGBT equality at the Athens Pride event in Greece.
FRA took part in the Salzburg global seminar on LGBT and human rights: new challenges, next steps on 3 June.
The FRA presented its EU LGBT survey results to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on Thursday 30 May 2013.
On 23 May, the EU agency, Eurofound, held a seminar on diversity at the workplace in Dublin.
The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) has set up a Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination. It is responsible for equality, discrimination (on any grounds), all forms of racism, xenophobia and the situation of minorities.
“A too great number of LGBT people across Europe are being barred from being themselves. Their ability to enjoy their basic human right of living with dignity, to enjoy life and express themselves freely without discrimination, is being denied.”
FRA Director Morten Kjaerum was the European rapporteur in the UN conference ''Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity" in Oslo on 15 April.
On 20 March, FRA took part in a meeting of the Council of Europe's Steering Committee on Human Rights (CDDH) which discussed the implementation of Council’s recommendation on fundamental rights of LGBT people.