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UN renews crucial human rights expert mandate on sexual orientation and gender identity

The UN Human Rights Council once again reaffirms its commitment to combating discrimination and violence on the grounds of SOGI, and reminds all States of their obligations towards LGBT and gender-diverse people

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#RenewIESOGI: here's why the mandate of the UN Independent Expert on SOGI must be renewed

"We're only just beginning to shed the kind of light that’s needed on issues facing our communities around the world": from across the world, human rights defenders share their thoughts on why, in July 2022, the UN Human Rights Council should renew the mandate of the UN human rights expert on sexual orientation and gender identity

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#RenewIESOGI once again in 2022!

Support the second renewal of the mandate of the UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity!

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No challenge in UN Third Committee on the renewal of Independent Expert on SOGI

The Third Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution presenting the Annual Report of the Human Rights Council today without challenge to the extension of the mandate

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The report on the #RenewIESOGI process is here

In July 2019, our communities won a historic victory with the  renewal of the mandate of the Independent Expert on SOGI: a new report by ARC International, ILGA World and ISHR explains how the process played out

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UN renews crucial mandate for protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

“This is another historic victory, not only for communities of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, but for humanity as a whole”

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Call to action - Join the CSOs urging the Human Rights Council to #RenewIESOGI

Join the CSOs urging the Human Rights Council to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert on violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity during its 41st session

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#RenewIESOGI

Since 2016, the UN Independent Expert on SOGI has assisted States to better protect people from violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This work can't stop now!

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