Tirana 17 May 2016 – PINK Embassy in Albania raised the LGBT flag this morning in the historic center of the capital city, Tirana, to commemorate the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. This is the first time ever that an LGBT flag has been raised in Albania in an open public space, thanks to the extraordinary support of the Municipality of Tirana.

“We asked...

Under the slogan “Stand up against Discrimination” the one-week Festival brings together the LGBT community, organizations and institutions to promote human rights of LGBT persons in Albania

Tirana May 16, 2016 - Under the slogan " Stand up against Discrimination", PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania, Human Rights House in Albania (HRHA), the Albanian National Youth...

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Last week, the Parliament spoke out in favour of equal parental leave rights for same-sex couples with children.

In its report evaluating the implementation of the EU law (Directive 2010/18/EU) on parental leave, the Parliament emphasised that "adequate, individual, compensated parental leave is crucial for same-sex parenting couples to be able to achieve...

Thursday, 21 April 2016 - In the last of its annual progress reports on accession countries, the European Parliament evaluated the situation in Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Albania, including the situation of LGBTI people. Earlier this year, the Parliament already evaluated progress in Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro and FYR Macedonia.   

In its report on Turkey,...

8.5 % of the local public officials believe that the LGBT community should receive particular services or intended only for them; 36 % of public officials admitted they knew a LGBT person.  42 % of public officials are pro same - sex marriage, 34 % think that they have the right to create a family, and 68 % think they are citizens like everyone else.

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15 March 2016 – PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania in collaboration with the Municipality of Vlora and the European Union Information Centre in Vlora opened at the hall of the latter the photography exhibition “Taste of Freedom”, the first with an LGBTI topic to be held in the coastal city.

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On March 11th 2016 PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania held open lecture at the Faculty of Natural and Human Sciences at Korça University. The activity was held in cooperation with the Faculty and was attended by Philosophy - Sociology students.

In the training students managed to learn more about LGBTI concepts, sexual orientation, gender identity, hetero-normativity,...

26 February 2016, Tirana - PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania held at the premises of the Human Rights House of Albania the one day training “Homophobic and transphobic bullying”.

The activity was held in the framework of the initiative “Improve the lives of LGBTI people at community level” with the support of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights and was...

Tirana 17 May 2016 – PINK Embassy in Albania raised the LGBT flag this morning in the historic center of the capital city, Tirana, to commemorate the International Day against...
Under the slogan “Stand up against Discrimination” the one-week Festival brings together the LGBT community, organizations and institutions to promote human rights of LGBT...
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 Last week, the Parliament spoke out in favour of equal parental leave rights for same-sex couples with children. In its report evaluating the...
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - In the last of its annual progress reports on accession countries, the European Parliament evaluated the situation in Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and...
8.5 % of the local public officials believe that the LGBT community should receive particular services or intended only for them; 36 % of public officials admitted they knew a...
15 March 2016 – PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania in collaboration with the Municipality of Vlora and the European Union Information Centre in Vlora opened at the hall of the...
On March 11th 2016 PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania held open lecture at the Faculty of Natural and Human Sciences at Korça University. The activity was held in cooperation with...
26 February 2016, Tirana - PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania held at the premises of the Human Rights House of Albania the one day training “Homophobic and transphobic bullying”....

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