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Digging Deeper: HRDs in dialogue with the UN Independent Expert on SOGI

This side event at the 35th UN Human Rights Council, co-hosted by ILGA and ISHR, will see human rights defenders engage in a moderated dialogue with Professor Muntarbhorn, the UN Independent Expert on SOGI

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2nd June 2017 14:28

Daniele Paletta | World

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Digging Deeper: human rights defenders in dialogue
with the UN Independent Expert on SOGI

Wednesday 7th June 2017, 2 to 3.30 pm
Room VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

This event gives an opportunity for human rights defenders to “dig-deeper” – to engage in a moderated dialogue with Professor Muntarbhorn, sharing perspectives on their experiences of the approaches expressed in the underpinnings in his recent report, and how change can be best-brought about on the ground.

Confirmed speakers include:
Vitit Muntarbhorn, Independent Expert on SOGI
Micah Grzywnowicz, RFSL
Marcela Sanchez, Colombia Diversa
Kseniya Kirichenko, ILGA

Moderated by Pooja Patel, ISHR

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