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Tirana, 3 November 2017-Today ALO 116, Pink Embassy and the Office for the Legal Protection of Children and Young People in Albania introduced this morning the service of the National Helpline for LGBTI Adolescents in Albania. Representatives of public institutions, civil society organizations, agencies and foreign partners attended this meeting...
On the occasion of 1 June, Children's Day in Albania, over 200 representatives of civil society organizations marched under the slogan: Health, Protection and Education for Children! Time to take responsibility! 1 June 2017 - On Children's Day, for the first time in Albania's modern history, organisations and children's rights activists marched...
Tirane, 20 Maj 2017- The Albanian National Child Helpline  /ALO 116 , one of the main organizations for the protection of adolescents and children's rightsand Pink Embassy,  introduced the concept of the "National Helpline Line for Adolescents and LGBTI Youth".The presentation took place within the support ALO 116 has given during the week of...
Tirana, May 18th 2017 – PINK Embassy, one of the leading organizations working to protect and advance LGBTI community rights in Albania, today presented to the media and the general public the "Manifesto for LGBTI Rights". The presenter's meeting was organized at REJA, a modern art space dedicated to public communication in the capital city. The...
May 18th 2017 - PINK Embassy, one of the leading organizations working to protect and advance the LGBTI community rights in Albania in cooperation with Open Mind Spectrum - OMSA, a new organization established in 2013 with a focus on work with the community and advocacy, presented today in front of the media and the public the "National Network...
May 17th 2017 – Today, in a special event organized at COD at the Prime Ministry, PINK Embassy, in consultation with the LGBTI community and people working for this cause in our country, for the third consecutive year announced the "30 Persons of the Year 2017". The purpose of this national assessment is to identify and to thank individuals and...
“Let’s talk openly about LGBTI rights” the first event that opens a week full of activities in support of LGBTI community. May 16th 2017 – Today Pink Embassy, one of the leading LGBTI rights organizations in Albania and the Human Rights House in the occasion of 8th Festival of Diversity on May 16th 2017 in the Faculty of Social Sciences organized...
Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that requiring trans people to undergo sterilisation in order to have their gender recognised, violates human rights. In the case A.P. and Others v. France, three transgender people attempted to change the entries on their sex and forenames on their birth certificates, and were refused so by the...
LGBTI PEOPLE ARE INVITED TO FILL IT IN. Starting from February 1st lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer people living in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia can fill in the questionnaire which will reveal the issues and challenges faced by LGBTI people due to their sexual...
Deadline for applications: 31 January 2017 PINK Embassy / LGBT Pro Albania is a non-profit organization that works to protect and promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer in Albania. The origins of our work are the mid-2000s with the activists group of Pro LGBT at CRCA Albania who first lobbied for legal...
7 December 2016 - Pink Embassy participated today at the 2nd NGO fair organized by the Albanian National Youth Network, Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, Youth National Service, Tirana’s Youth Leadership and the Agency for Promotion of Civil Society, with the support of OLOF Palme International Centre, CRCA Albania and the National History...
Tirana 8 December 2016 – The PINK Embassy joined today the welcoming letter that was prepared and signed by more than 20 NGO’s across the globe, sent to the first ever World Bank Adviser on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). Its almost 3 years that the PINK Embassy joined the global efforts of many civil society organisations asking...
Wednesday, 23 November 2016: Earlier this month, the European Commission’s published its annual progress reports on accession states’ progress towards EU Membership. The reports include important and extensive information on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in those 7 countries. The reports show that LGBTI...
Tirana, 20 July 2016 – PINK Embassy, ​​one of the leading organizations for the rights of the LGBT community (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) in Albania, through this public statement requires to express strongly its indignation to the change of position held recently by the two main parliamentary parties in Albania, the Socialist Party...
Tirana, 25 May of 2016 - Albania marks another milestone towards advancing the rights of LGBTI community. Today the Albanian Government approved the National Action Plan for LGBTI people in the Republic of Albania for the years 2016 - 2020. The adoption of this document is a tremendous victory for the LGBTI community since the adoption of the Law...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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