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TGEU Strategic Plan 2014 – 2016 (2018)

TGEU Strategic Plan 2014 – 2016 (2018)

(as approved by the General Assembly on May 3rd 2014)

The TGEU Strategy 2014 – 2016 (2018) aims at

defining goals and strategic objectives of TGEU, provide guidance for TGEU's work, provide areas of work for TGEU's annual work plan.

TGEU welcomes Commissioner for Human Rights Human Rights Comment on LGBTI Children

TGEU welcomes Commissioner for Human Rights Human Rights Comment on LGBTI Children

Today, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks published a Human Rights comment LGBTI children have the right to safety and equality. The Commissioner is concerned about the high levels of bullying and harassment LGBTI children face and stresses that all children have the right to be free from violence.

Focusing on trans and intersex minors he points out their right to self-determination:

Danish trans law amendments 2014 (L 182 Motion to amend the Act on the (Danish) Civil Registration System)

Denmark: Motion to amend the Act on the (Danish) Civil Registration System

Find here the amendments of Danish Act regulating the granting of a new gendered social security number to trans people in English.

The translation has been kindly provided by Nick Kristensen of Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab.

Call for Expert Consultant Trans and Employment in the European Union

Call for Expert Consultant Trans and Employment in the European Union 

New EU Commission and their relevance for trans-topics

Designated EU Commission and its relevance for trans-people

On Sept 10 EU Commission president Juncker presented his candidates and a new structure for the heads of the European Commission.

Protection of Trans People under the Istanbul Convention

Trans People and the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention)

Violence against women and trans people is widespread. Taking many forms gender-based violence constitutes gender-based discrimination and violation of human rights.

6th European Transgender Council 2016

6th European Transgender Council 2016

Call for Host City 2016

Call for a Host City and Organisers of the 6th European Transgender Council in 2016

Call for a Host City and Organisers of the 6th European Transgender Council in 2016

Dear TGEU members, friends, and allies,

NGOs urge Finnish Prime Minister to adhere to Human Rights Standards

NGOs urge Finnish Prime Minister to adhere to Human Rights Standards 

Transgender Europe, ILGA-Europe and Amnesty International have written a joint open letter to the Prime Minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, urging him to ensure that Finland's gender recognition legislation fully complies with international human rights standards. The gender recognition law in Finland is currently under review. 

TGEU Statement: Norwegian Ombud decides forced sterilisation is discrimination

TGEU Statement  Norwegian Ombud decides forced sterilisation is discrimination: there is no good argument to uphold current practice

15 Sept 2014

 

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