MARS aims at including diversity and non discrimination as standard angles of media coverage, in sport but also in all kinds of media coverage. To do so, it organises media professional exchanges through 15 national and 5 European Encounters but also 210 direct duos of exchanges involving journalists, editors, journalism trainers ; exchanges aiming at producing training tools, case studies and media reports. All the outcomes of this programme can be used to show a positive image of the LGBT in the media.
The launching of the "Action Plan of Measures for non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity" took place in Tirana, organized by the Albanian government, as part of the LGBT Project.
The Seminar on Police Training relating to LGBT issues, organized by the LGBT Project, took place in Budva and brought together the six partner countries of the Council of Europe LGBT Project: Council of Europe country coordinators, a representative from each Ministry of Interior, Heads of Police Training and relevant NGOs.
The start-up conference of the Council of Europe LGBT Project in Serbia took place in Belgrade and gathered national stakeholders working in the field of LGBT issues.