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Press releases and statements

Format: 2018

SAVE THE DATE: 4th International Interse...

NNID and ILGA are happy to announce that the 4th International Intersex Forum will be taking place in Amsterdam from the 20 to 23 April 2017

Joint statement on Trans meeting with th...

This was a historic meeting, the first discussion convened specifically by and for trans-led organisations in order to interact with UN Special Pro...

ILGA's statement at the Public cons...

This statement was delivered by ILGA's UN Programme and Advocacy Manager André du Plessis during the public consultation with the UN Independent Ex...

New attempts to block UN SOGI mandate pr...

The vote was defeated 84 to 77, with 16 abstentions

700 LGBTI human rights defenders from 10...

Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn, the first-ever UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, called for “decriminalization, depatho...

Vitit Muntarbhorn - keynote speech at 20...

This keynote speech was delivered at the ILGA World Conference opening session in Bangkok on 30 November 2016

Jacobus Witbooi

Pan Africa ILGA and ILGA are in state of shock for the loss of Jacobus Witbooi, who passed away today after two harrowing weeks of hospitalisation...

United Nations SOGI Mandate Safeguarded...

A joint statement endorsed by 850 organizations from 157 countries highlighted the need to vote in favour of upholding the SOGI Independent Expert...

New report finds UPR crucial to protect...

Over eight years, 158 states under review from all regions received 1,110 recommendations that were specific to sexual orientation, gender identity...

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