HRC 36 – 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council
HRC 36 – 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Geneva, 11-29 September, 2017
ILGA’s involvement at the 36th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC):
In this section:
- Annual Discussion on Integration of a Gender Perspective
- Item 3 – Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on right to development
- Item 4 – General Debate
Statements at the HRC
ANNUAL DISCUSSION ON INTEGRATION OF A GENDER PERSPECTIVE
In this joint statement by ILGA and RFSL, we highlight how crucial it is that both the UPR and the SDGs are inclusive and open for LGBTI organizations, as they both represent historic opportunities to reduce economic, social and political inequality.
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ITEM 3 – INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT
In this joint statement by ILGA and RFSL, we welcome the work of the new Special Rapporteur on the right to development, and highlight how LGBTI persons are often not able to contribute to and enjoy economic, social, cultural and political development, as they face multiple forms of violence and discrimination.
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ITEM 4 – GENERAL DEBATE
In this statement, we shared alarming examples of human rights violations against LGBTI people worldwide, and we called on ending violence and discrimination in all forms.
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