The Current Affairs Committee adopted a report on “Protection of LGBTI people in the context of rising anti-LGBT hate speech and discrimination: The role and responsibilities of local and regional authorities” and a Fact-finding report on “The role of local authorities with regard to the situation and rights of LGBTI people in Poland”.

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Poland: New Council of Europe report criticizes increasing attacks and discrimination against LGBTI people

Current Affairs Committee 10 February 2021 Strasbourg, France

A report following a fact-finding mission to Poland in November last year draws attention to increasing attacks and discrimination against LGBTI people in Poland, focusing on cities, provinces and regions that are adopting family charters and resolutions against so-called "LGBT ideology". The...

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Andrew Boff: "Hate against LGBTI people fractures social cohesion"

Current Affairs Committee 10 February 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Current Affairs Committee adopted on 10 February a report, resolution and recommendation calling on local and regional authorities to step up the fight against hatred and discrimination against LGBTI people. These documents contain concrete recommendations including on the promotion of their...

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The Congress Monitoring, Governance and Current Affairs Committees will hold their meetings remotely

4 February 2021 Strasbourg, France

The Monitoring, the Governance and the Current Affairs Committees will hold their online meetings on 10 and 11 February 2021. The Current Affairs Committee will consider for adoption a report on “Protection of LGBT people in the context of rising anti-LGBT hate speech and discrimination: The role...

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The Current Affairs Committee is responsible for exploring the role of local and regional authorities with regard to the major challenges of our society and preparing work on thematic issues such as social cohesion, education, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, youth participation, integration of migrants, protection of children, and gender equality from the point of view of the Council of Europe’s core values.

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Sedef Cankoçak
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