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SPECIAL PROCEDURES FACTSHEETS

ILGA World (The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) and the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) have compiled a series of factsheets highlighting the work that UN Special Procedures – independent human rights experts, appointed to monitor and report on human rights violations – have undetaken to defend the rights of LGBTI persons.

The factsheets compile the references and recommendations made by these experts to LGBTI persons, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC). They cover all the thematic and country visit reports, and the communications sent to States between January 2011 and December 2021.

You can download the factsheets here:

  • Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons
  • Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
  • Independent Expert on foreign debt
  • Independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
  • Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia
  • Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Central African Republic