Gabriel Galil

 

Gabriel Galil (he/him) is a Senior Programme Officer at ILGA World,  working on the UN Human Rights Council and Universal Periodic Review. 
 
He holds a  master's degree in international law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and a bachelor's degree in law from the Federal University from Juiz de Fora (UFJF). His master's thesis was focused on the prohibition of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in international law, topic on which he authored a number of articles, book chapters and a book. Gabriel worked as an intern for ILGA World in the UN Advocacy Programme (Human Rights Council and UPR) for one year (2018-2019), having supported the campaign for the Renewal of the Independent Expert on SOGI.
 
Before joining ILGA World as an officer, Gabriel worked at local LGBTI organisations, at legal clinics for asylum seekers and migrants, at a business and human rights centre and taught university degree courses related to international human rights law and LGBTI rights in Brazil.