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Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the EU Code of conduct on countering illegal hate speech online by IT companies

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The Commission is evaluating the progress on the implementation of IT Companies as regards the commitments provided by the Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online. The contract aims at monitoring online illegal hate speech. The contractor shall monitor IT Companies/social media platforms (namely, but not exclusively, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Snapchat, Dailymotion and Microsoft) and notify to them cases deemed as illegal hate speech according to national criminal law transposing the EU legislation combatting racism and xenophobia.

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LGBTI Equality

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The acronym LGBTI stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex and describes a diverse group of persons whose sexual orientation and/or gender identity diverge from the more conventional gender roles of and relationships between men and women. LGBTI people are also sometimes referred to as “sexual, gender and bodily minorities”.

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How to advance LGBTI equality?

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This 1st March 2018, on the international "Zero Discrimination Day", Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová presented to the High Level Group on Non-Discrimination, Equality and Diversity, the second annual report on the list of Actions to advance Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Equality.

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Good Practice Exchange Seminar on Policies to combat bullying of LGBTI people in educational institutions

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The event was hosted by the Portuguese government and took place in Lisbon. It brought together the European Commission, Member States and NGOs who shared their knowledge and experiences in order to develop policies and establish more effective ways to combat the discrimination of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people in educational institutions.

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