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Info Note on UN Special Procedures - November 2020

This is the 37th monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC)

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SOGIESC issues at the UN Treaty Bodies (Jul-Sep 2020)

Download our latest UN Treaty Bodies quarterly report to find information on SOGIESC references made by UN Committees in their Lists of Issues and Concluding Observations, as well as on the General Comments and Individual Complaints that were adopted

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Trans human rights: ILGA World updates guide to CESCR advocacy

Now available in English and Spanish, the publication focuses on the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – one of United Nations’ Treaty Bodies

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Info Note on UN Special Procedures - October 2020

This is the 36th monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC)

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Protect intersex persons’ rights, 36 States tell the United Nations

“This is an historic step forward for intersex communities globally”, say civil society organisations

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LGBTIQ youth appointed to two key UN initiatives

ILGA World’s Youth Committee Chair appointed to the 2020 class of 17 Young Leaders for the SDG, an initiative by the UN Envoy on Youth, and also to the High-Level Commission on the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 Follow-up

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[HRC45 side event] The impact of faith on LGBTI people during the pandemic

In the context of COVID-19, the world witnessed the many calls for unity expressed by religious leaders taking action in solidarity with those of all faiths to address vulnerabilities within our societies: this side event will seek to explore these examples and stories

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Info Note on UN Special Procedures - September 2020

This is the 35th monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC)

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Info Note on UN Special Procedures - August 2020

This is the 34th monthly info note by ILGA World on UN Special Procedures and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC)

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UN Treaty Bodies keep guiding States towards protecting LGBTI rights, ILGA World research shows

The 2019 Annual Treaty Bodies Report shows that one in two UN member States received SOGIESC-inclusive concluding observations in 2019

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