TGEU is an active member of the global trans community and works in solidarity with trans and gender variant people worldwide.

TGEU  seeks to increase trans knowledge and representation at the UN by the following means.

In the framework of the Transrespect versus Transphobia worldwide (TvT) research project, TGEU provides comparative data and analysis regarding significant aspects of the human rights situation of trans and gender variant people. Together with its partners in the Global South and East TGEU carries out research on the experiences with Transrespect and Transphobia of trans and gender variant people, develops international and country-specific advocacy tools, and provides capacity building trainings.

Furthermore TGEU works in partnership with other civil society NGOs engaged in advancing the rights of trans and gender variant persons on the global level.

TGEU also advocates for the protection of the human rights of trans and gender variant people through the usage of the EU external action policies.


Alarming figures – Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring project reveals more than 500 reported murders of trans people in the last 3 years The March 2011 update has revealed a ...

March 2011 TMM Update

“Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” research project online! “Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” (TvT) website:   “Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide” (TvT) is a comparative, ongoing qualitative-quantitative research project conducted by Transgender ...

TGEU research: In the last 3 years the murders of more than 500 trans people have been reported