Our Umbrellas

Learn about the organisations Colour Youth is a member of

We are not afraid of the rain; Our umbrellas keep us safe until the rainbow comes out

Organisations-Umbrellas help us accomplish our aims more effectively. They provide us with expertise, potential cooperation with other stakeholders and a platform to raise awareness to a broader public.

Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN)

The Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) was created by the initiative of the National Commitee for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Office of United Nations High Commisioner for Refugees (UNHCR)with the participation of non-governmental organisations and bodies. Today the RVRN has 37 members: 35 NGO that provide legal, medical, social or other supportive services and get in touch with victims of racist violence, as well as 2 bodies that participate as observers.

Colour Youth is a member of the RVRN from 2012 and is the most active και LGBTQI member-organisation of the Network, through the implementation of the program Tell Us.

IGLYO – International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Youth and Student Organisation (IGLYO is an international LGBTQ organisation that was founded in 1984 as a reaction in the need for better cooperation between the local and national LGBTQ youth and student organisations.

Colour Youth is a very active member of IGLYO since 2011 and takes part in seminars and conferences that IGLYO organises. Our members George - Konstantinos Charonis (2014) και Kyveli - George Papadimitriou (2016) have been elected and serviced in the Board of IGLYO, following proposal of Colour Youth.

ILGA Europe's logo

ILGA-Europe – The European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

Waris The European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association – is an Non-governmental organisation-umbrella, which brings together more than 400 organisations from 45 European countries. ILGA-Europe was founded as an independent region of ILGA and as an independent body in 1996. ILGA was founded in 1978.

Colour Youth is a member of ILGA-Europe since 2014.

TGEU – Transgender Europe

Waris TGEU was founded during the first European Transgender Council in Vienna, in November 2005. Operated as a volunteer-based organisation for many years and managed to be established as the official voice of the trans community in Europe.

Colour Youth is a member of TGEU since 2014.