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Other Acts - (16/01/2008)

Type: Acts of the Council of Europe: Reply to Recommendation 211 (2007) of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe on “Freedom of assembly and expression for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons”

Authority: European Authorities - Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers

Date: 01/16/2008

Subject: Like the Congress, the Committee of Ministers believes that local authorities play a central role in upholding their citizens’ rights to freedom of assembly and expression. It invites all member states to implement its Recommendation No. R (97) 20 on “hate speech” and Recommendation No. R (97) 21 on the media and the promotion of a culture of tolerance in respect of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons.

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Person - Freedoms - Art. 11 Freedom of expression - Freedom to hold opinions - Art. 12 Freedom of assembly - Freedom of association - Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Art. 21 Non discrimination

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