Report Release: Defending the UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

This 27th October 2017, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), will for the first time hear a report from the United Nations Independent Expert on the protection against violence and discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (IE SOGI), Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn.

ARC International, International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Association (ILGA), International Service for Human Rights and OutRight Action International released a joint report today to mark this historic event that will put into light the setting-up and confirmation of the mandate at the United Nations (UN) over the 2016 UNGA.

Professor Vitit Muntarbhorn

Photo: Professor Vitit Munturbhorn, United Nations IE SOGI

Click here to download the report.

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    I find the youngsters of Young Queer Alliance very creative and I welcome this shelter project in Mauritius. Congratulations for this beautiful project that I will surely narrate at Washington. 

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  • Aldo Dell'Ariccia (European Union)

    I took the opportunity to comment the initiative of the Young Queer Alliance for launching a national campaign theme "Equality for All", and thank the members of the association for their determination and dynamism.

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