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KYIV PRIDE 2019

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2538: tabled on 25 June 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the organisers of this year's annual pride march in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv; understands that the march for LGBT equality was made up of 8,000 participants, making it the largest LGBT rights march in the history of eastern Europe; notes that this year it included the first ever organised participation of trans rights activists and armed forces veterans; commends the police and the national guard for ensuring the safety of pride participants who ensured the march was safe and peaceful; encourages the city and national authorities to continue dialogue with LGBT activists in Ukraine to ensure the safety and success of future civil rights protests; and wishes LGBT rights activists in Ukraine and the wider east European region every success in organising future pride marches in their pursuit of equality and civil rights.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.