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HRC 34 – 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council

HRC34 – 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council
Geneva, 27 February – 24 March, 2017

ILGA’s involvement at the 34th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC):

Statements at the HRC

UPR adoptions

ILGA was involved in delivering the statements during the UPR adoptions at the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council on


Statements at the Human Rights Council

ANNUAL FULL-DAY MEETING: RIGHTS OF THE CHILD

In this joint statement, ILGA and RFSL highlight how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming and intersex children are being left out from the Agenda 2030 and therefore are at a heightened risk of being overlooked in the implementation.

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ITEM 4 | GENERAL DEBATE

In this statement, ILGA called the UN Human Rights Council’s attention to just a few examples of how individuals face widespread violence and discrimination because of their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and/or sex characteristics.

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ITEM 10 | General Debate

In this statement, ILGA shared with the UN Human Rights Council a number of good practices and changes to help build capacity and provide assistance to States.

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UPR adoptions

During the 34th session of the Human Rights Council, ILGA worked with human rights defenders from various countries to help deliver statements during the UPR adoptions.

VENEZUELA

During the second cycle of the UPR, Venezuela received 4 SOGIESC recommendations and accepted 2 of these recommendations.

Click here to read the statement by ILGA, prepared in partnership with Unión Afirmativa and ACCSI members of Red LGBTI de Venezuela, or watch the video of the statement being delivered below.

 

ICELAND

During the second cycle of the UPR, Iceland received 1 SOGIESC recommendations and accepted 1 of these recommendations.

Click here to read the joint statement by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, made in consultation with Samtökin 78, or watch the video of the statement being delivered below.

ZIMBABWE

During the second cycle of the UPR, Zimbabwe received 10 SOGIESC recommendations and accepted none of these recommendations.

Click here to read the joint statement by COC Nederland and ILGA, made on behalf of the Sexual Rights Centre and the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, or watch the video of the statement being delivered below.

LITHUANIA

During the second cycle of the UPR, Lithuania received 22 SOGIESC recommendations and accepted 20 of these recommendations.

Click here to read the joint statement by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, made on behalf of the Lithuanian Gay League, or watch the video of the statement being delivered below.