The Council of Europe standards and mechanisms seek to promote and ensure respect for the human rights of every individual. These include equal rights and dignity of all human beings, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons.
22 Apr 2021 18:19:00Strasbourg 21 April 2021
On 20 April 2021, the Sexual Orientation and Gender identity Unit (SOGI) of the Council of Europe...
22 Apr 2021 16:46:00Strasbourg 22 April 2021
As part of the German Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe...
16 Apr 2021 15:29:00Tirana 16 April 2021
The Council of Europe manual “Policing Hate Crime against LGBTI persons: Training for a...
All children have the right to safe and quality education, regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or sex characteristics. In the last decade, national education sectors in most Council of Europe member States started or continued responding to violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or sex characteristics (SOGIESC-based violence). This report provides an overview of this violence in European schools, explores how member States seek to prevent or address it, and makes recommendations to national education sectors to better do so.