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ILGA’s Engagement


ILGA acts as liaison between the local activists and the United Nations and facilitates their work within the UPR of their country:

ILGA also disseminates information regarding the UPR through its global networks, raising awareness of the importance of civil society participation in the UPR and the United Nations in general.

To read about the experience of LGBTI rights defenders on their experiences working with ILGA during the UPR, please click here.


In this section:

* The Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics at the Universal Periodic Review joint report
* Summary of SOGIESC recommendations
* Stakeholder reports and oral statements by NGOs


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Click here to download the full Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression, and Sex Characteristics at the Universal Periodic Review report, authored by  International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), ARC International and the International Bar Association

Click here to download the report summary


Summary of SOGIESC recommendations

See below for a summary of SOGIESC recommendations delivered during the sessions of the UPR working group

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Summary of SOGIESC recommendations

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Stakeholder reports and oral statements by NGOs

See below for the stakeholder reports and oral statements by NGOs following the adoption of the reports of the Universal Periodic Reviews by governments:

26th session of the UPR

Statement delivered during the HRC Panel on National Follow-up systems and processes

This joint statement highlights how, throughout the past 8 years, a common challenge in the UPR process has been the follow-up and implementation phase.

Read the joint statement by ILGA, ARC International and IBA, and watch the video of the statement being delivered

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