Posted on 1. February 2019 in Our work

2019 TGEU's Main Activities

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February

  • EIGE-CSO consultation. Vilnius, Lithuania (Attending)
  • Trans Coalition Central Asia Meeting on strategic planning. Antalya, Turkey (Attending)

March

April

At the trans legal network meeting, practitioners from across Europe come together to share their experience of litigating cases before national and international courts, identifying and analysing existing gaps in the legal protection of trans people and discuss how these gaps can be closed through strategic litigation.

Travel, accommodation and meals covered by TGEU for the participants

Elections to the European Parliament take place every five years by universal adult suffrage to elect 751 Members of the European Parliament. Electing Members of the European Parliament that are in favour of progressing trans rights directly impacts the lives of trans people. TGEU will launch a campaign to raise awareness around the importance of this election. 

Jointly organised with other European organisations.

May

  • IDAHOT International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 17

The Trans Rights Europe Map reflects the requirement for a mental health diagnosis in gender recognition procedures in Europe. The Trans Rights Europe Index provides detailed country information in 25 legal categories, such as legal gender recognition, asylum, bias speech/ violence, non-discrimination, health and family.

Jointly with ILGA-Europe.

See 2018 Trans Rights Map

  • EU Parliament Elections May 23-26

June

  • Health Medical Training in Central Asia. Dushanbe, Tajikistan (Attending)

This event is an opportunity for trans and gender-diverse activists from all over the world to participate in the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.

Jointly organised with the Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN), Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE), the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), the Swedish Federation for LGBTQ Rights (RFSL).

See information from previous Trans Advocacy Week

July

Following the initiative to focus on specific groups, like the D/deaf and Disabled Expert Meeting organised in 2017, TGEU will focus this year on the empowerment, healing and resilience for trans black and people of colour with a 6-day training. Priority will be given to trans women, migrants and disabled people of colour.

Travel, accommodation and meals will be covered for the participants. In partnership with Center for Intersectional Justice.

The main aim of the study visit is to strengthen the knowledge of participants on the functioning of the Strasbourg Court and the impact of its case law on national decisions by going there.

Travel, accommodation and meals will be covered for the participants.

August

TGEU will launch a campaign to encourage trans activists and communities to report anti-trans violence. This campaign will be launched before our participation at the ILGA Asia Conference to highlight the need of broadening monitoring murders to monitoring violence.

  • ILGA Asia Conference Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 19-23 (Attending)

September

The Conference will gather trans activists, medical professionals and decision making bodies in Kyrgyzstan. Working group will be created from trans activists who are working in Central Asia. The conference will discuss ICD – 11 and how Central Asian countries can work with the new version, manual’ on social-medical support and care, legal gender recognition, empowerment and community building for the trans movement with further work with trans relatives and parents.

Following up with our Anti-activity report, this training aims to build a stronger trans movement by identifying, raising and highlighting different issues within the trans communities around privileges and oppressions. Racism, Classism, Ableism, Western domination and other forms of oppression within the trans movement will be challenged during this 4 day training.

Travel, accommodation and meals will be covered for the participants.

October

Every 4 years, TGEU brings 50 of its members together to create and plan the Strategic Plan of the organisation. This 3-day meeting will bring members from all over Europe and Central Asia to plan, challenge and build a vision together for TGEU.

Travel, accommodation and meals will be covered for the participants.

You or your organisation can become a member here (Now free for organisations under 1500€ annual budget)

  • ILGA-Europe Conference Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 23-26 (Attending and holding a workshop)

November

  • TGEU - TvT TMM Update, Nov. 11 Annual update of the Trans Murder Monitoring Project,
  • TGEU - TDoR Campaign, Nov. 20 Every year, we mourn and honour the lives of trans and gender-diverse people who lost their lives.
  • ILGA-LAC Conference, Boyaca, Colombia, Nov. 20-24 (Attending)