Council of Europe Additional Protocol 12

The revision, through Additional Protocol 12, of Article 14 of the European Human Rights Convention presented an historic opportunity to reconsider the list of grounds of discrimination in this article. ILGA-Europe lobbied for the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity and made submissions to the Council of Europe to this effect.

Background information

Draft protocol:
Broadening the anti-discrimination provisions of the European Convention on Human Rights published by the Committee of Ministers

Letter to Council of Europe Committee of Ministers

Broadening Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights


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