AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

1. The Aims and Objectives of ILGA are

(i) To work for the equality of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people and liberation from all forms of discrimination;

(ii) To promote the universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms, including the elimination of all forms of discrimination and also including the realisation of the specific provisions of the following international human-rights treaties :

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights;
The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;
The International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination;
The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women;
The Convention on the Rights of the Child


2. To work towards these goals, ILGA shall:

(i) create a platform for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people internationally, in their quest for recognition, equality and liberation, in particular through the world and regional conferences;

(ii) work towards equal representation in all regions for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people in our quest for recognition, equality and liberation;

(iii) give locally initiated and determined support for our organisations in all parts of the world;

(iv) collect information, conduct research, publish material and organise seminars, training, briefings and specialized conferences;

(v) offer facilities for co-ordination of activities and actions.