picture: Palais Wilson in Geneva (photo credit: UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferre, license CC BY 2.0

Starting from March 2018, ILGA began producing reports for each Treaty Bodies session that we will engage in. They are all listed below.

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

69th session and 71st pre-sessional Working Group

Fiji, Luxembourg, Malaysia and Suriname received their first SOGIESC recommendation from CEDAW, while Chile and Republic Korea received their second ones. For three countries, SOGIESC-inclusive recommendations have been included in follow-up lists of recommendations. Nepal, Samoa, Tajikistan and Macedonia received questions related to LBTI women's rights.


Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

* 77th session and 79th pre-sessional Working Group

Questions on LGBTI children were sent to 2 out of 5 other countries (El Salvador and Japan), and SOGIESC recommendations were made for 5 out of 8 countries reviewed (Guatemala, Palau, Panama, Spain and Sri Lanka). 

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

19th session and 9th pre-sessional Working Group

Haiti and Slovenia received their first SOGI recommendations from CRPD. Questions on measures to protect LGBTI persons' rights were asked to Algeria, Cuba, New Zealand and Poland. A new General comment on equality and non-discrimination was made.