The core aim of the Council of Europe LGBT project is to support the implementation of CM Recommendation (2010) 5 in its partner countries. The framework developed for this purpose takes into account the significant differences between the partner countries. The same procedure is followed with all partner member states: (1) a formal written agreement; (2) a preparatory meeting providing a dialogue between representatives of the Council of Europe project and the responsible national ministry/entity; (3) a start-up conference; (4) development of an Action Plan; (5) launch of the Action Plan; (6) implementation of the Action Plan..
Relevant ministries, other national/local authorities and NGOs are encouraged to present at the start-up conference their assessment of
The project works actively with the partner countries to complete these procedures.
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.