Europe, Let's Speak Out for LGBTI Rights in South Caucasus

Europe, Let's Speak Out for LGBTI Rights in South Caucasus

Mar 04, 2016 by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union
Place of Publication: Brussels, Belgium
Date of Publication: May 2016
Number of Pages: 4
License: CC-BY-NC-ND
Language of Publication: English

LGBTI individuals and LGBTI human rights defenders in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia are facing huge challenges. This is not only due to traditional patterns in these countries, but geopolitical and economic interests of Russia, the European Union and the South Caucasus region. Could the European Neighbourhood Policy and other EU foreign policy initiatives contribute to the improvement of the LGBTI rights situation in the region?

 

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