EU has adopted Guidelines for the Protection of all Human Rights of LGBTI-persons

Protection of LGBTI human rights officially part of EU foreign policy.

Today, the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union adopted Guidelines To Promote and Protect the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons.  The Guidelines is a comprehensive legally binding document which will provide instructions to EU institutions and Member States on how to progress on human rights of LGBTI people in dealing with third countries and at international fora. They prioritise actions around combatting discriminatory laws and policies, LGBTI-phobic violence, and the promotion of equality and non-discrimination.

Richardt Heers