Council of Europe celebrates IDAHOT week

18 May 2018 Tirana

Celebrations on the occasion of the International Week against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) started on 13 May with the Seventh Pride Parade. Members of the LGBTI community, their friends and family members, civil society activists, leaders of institutions and public figures...

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Forum on political participation of LGBTI people in Albania

09 April 2018 Tirana

On the 6th of April, a high level Forum on Political Participation of LGBTI people in Albania was hosted by the Albanian Assembly with the support of the European Union/Council of Europe joint action “Preventing and Combating Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and gender Identity in...

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New guide and support to policing hate crimes against LGBTI community in Albania

03 April 2018 Albania

Following the preparation of a new guide on “Policing Hate Crime against LGBTI persons: Training for a Professional Police Response”, over 150 police officers from different parts of Albania are capacitated, during 2 months period, in identifying and addressing hate crimes towards LGBTI people....

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Training of gender officers from 30 municipalities

23 November 2017 Shkoder and Tirana

The Council of Europe and the European Union support the capacity of gender workers at the country's municipalities in relation to the key concepts related to sexual orientation and gender identity in view of the effective implementation of the National Action Plan for LGBTI persons in the...

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CoE Head of Office addresses the LGBTIQ index award ceremony

8 September 2017 Tirana

Showing the support of the Council of Europe for the promotion of effective protection against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity in employment and occupation, the Head of the Council of Europe Office in Tirana, Claus Neukirch, participated at the award ceremony of...

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CoE calls for the rights of LGBTI people on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia (IDAHO)

18 May 2017 Tirana

On 16-17 May 2017, the Council of Europe (CoE) Office in Tirana joined the week of activities coordinated by domestic and international stakeholders in Albania on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO). Addressing one of the key events “The National Awards for 30 persons...

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