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UN: Landmark
Meeting Denounces Rights Abuses Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Holy See Condemns Criminalization of Homosexual Conduct
13/12/2009
(New York, December 11, 2009) – A United Nations General Assembly panel that met this week broke new ground and helped build new momentum for ending human rights violations based...
World
New UN Assembly President's on LGBT rights
Decriminalisation of Homosexuality is not “some kind of democracy”
26/09/2009
ILGA is deeply worried and outraged by UN Assembly new President Ali Abdussalam Treki's failure to consider the protection of the life and safety of lesbians, gay men, trans, intersex...
World
United Nations/ABGLT
First Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Organization from the Global South to Gain Consultative Status
04/08/2009
(Geneva, JuUnited Nations: First Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Organization fly 27, 2009) The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted consultative status...
World
UN Durban Review 2009
States must do more to explicitly protect LGBTI people
05/05/2009
UN Racism Conference Affirms Multiple Grounds of Discrimination APRIL 24, 2009 (Geneva)- Governments endorsing the conference declaration should do more to address multiple and...
World
Joint Statement at the Durban Review Conference
Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity as Multiple Forms of Discrimination & Related Intolerance
04/05/2009
The following speech was given by Lindiwe Nkutha, South Africa (Coalition of African Lesbians) on behalf of ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association...
World
UN Conference on Racism
ILGA facilitates LGBTI visibility at Durban review conference
03/05/2009
The UN Conference against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, held in Geneva during April 2009, was a follow up to the Conference in Durban, South...
World
UN – Video
Mrs. Navanethem Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights: Those who are lesbian, gay or bisexual, those who are transgender, transsexual or intersex, are full and equal members of the human family, and are entitled to be treated as such.”
26/12/2008
As you will know, the year ends with a very special moment for our movement worldwide with a declaration on human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity given for the first...
World
ILGA delegation rallies support for UN statement
UN: 66 States Condemn Violations Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
19/12/2008
(New York, December 18, 2008) – In a powerful victory for the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 66 nations at the UN General Assembly today supported a groundbreaking...
World
UN Gen. Assembly Statement Affirms Rights for all
First ever statement on sexual orientation and gender identity at the UN General Assembly
19/12/2008
The statement read by Argentina and the counterstatement read by the Syrian Arab Republic that immediately followed can be seen respectively at 2:25:00 and at 2:32:00 in the video...
World
UN: General Assembly to Address Sexual Orientation
Statement affirms promise of Universal Declaration of Human Rights
12/12/2008
(New York, December 11, 2008) – As the world celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the UN General Assembly will hear a statement in...
Coalition of NGOs
World
8th Session of UN Human Rights Council
State Sponsored Homophobia is a recent historical mistake deemed to disappear
18/07/2008
Agenda Item 8. Follow up and implementation of the Vienna declaration and Programme of Action Stephen Barris, Monday June 16, 2008. ...
World
8th Session of UN Human Rights Council
This is the first time that the words sexual orientation and gender identity appear in an official document approved by the 34 countries of the Americas
18/06/2008
Katherine McDonald, on behalf of Action Canada for Population and Development (ACPD) Geneva 16 June 2008 ...
World
UNCHR LGBT rights 2008
We welcome the strong statements by the European Union and by 10 Mercosur and Associated countries in favour of ending discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity
03/04/2008
Joint statement: International Lesbian and Gay Association – Europe & Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (delivered by John Fisher): “Mr. President, Madam High Commissioner, distinguished...
World
UN Human Rights Council 2008
Slovenia and Mercosur countries'statement in favour of LGBT rights at the UNCHR
03/04/2008
Item 8 : Follow-up and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. 25 March, 2008: Slovenia, on behalf of the European Union (delivered by H.E. Ambassador...
World
Gaining the right to speak in our name at the UN
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups still face discrimination in accessing UN consultative status
13/02/2008
February 13, 2008 - New York, U.S.A. The United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations refused ECOSOC status to three lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups....
World
Gaining the Right to Speak at the UN
United Nations Grant Consultative Status to Groups Working to Address Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues
24/07/2007
(United Nations, Geneva, July 23, 2007). In a vote that recognizes the importance of including the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human rights groups at...
ILGA, Arc International, IGLHRC, CGLQ, RFSL
World
Gaining the right to speak at the UN
Discriminatory trend continues at UN as Committee on NGOs fails to recomend consultive status with ECOSOC to three national federations defending the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.
25/05/2007
May 18, 2007 – New York, U.S.A. The United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) voted to recommend denial of ECOSOC status to Swedish LGBT federation RFSL and...
ILGA
World
Gaining the right to speak at the UN
UN Committee recommends not to grant RFSL's application for status at the UN
22/05/2007
May 17, 2007 United Nation’s NGO Committee has voted today, with 8 against and 6 in favor, to recommend denial to RFSL’s application for Ecosoc status at the UN. The final decision...
RFSL
Europe
Gaining the right to speak at the UN
UN Committee on NGOs postpones decision on the status of ABGLT until January of 2008
22/05/2007
May 17, 2007, International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), ABGLT, the Brazilian Association of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transexuals, represented at the UN Committee...
ABGLT
Latin America and Caribbean
LGBT Rights at the UN - 2007
The Yogyakarta Principles, a milestone in the history of international law applied to sexual orientation and gender identity
16/05/2007
The Yogyakarta Principles are a set of principles on the application of international human rights law in relation to sexual orientation and gender identity. The Principles affirm...
World
LGBT rights at the UN - 2007
Beto de Jesus, ILGA representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, encourages the UN Human Rights Council to use the Yogyakarta Principles to frame a future debate on sexual orientation and gender identity
19/04/2007
Beto de Jesus, ILGA representative for Latin America and the Caribbean and member of the Board of the Brazilian LGBT Federation (ABGLT) attended the United Nations Human Rights Council...
World
LGBT rights at the United Nations – 2007
We are hopeful the Human Rights delegations of the Mercosur countries will make a positive statement on sexual orientation and gender identity at the Human Rights Council
16/04/2007
Beto de Jesus, ILGA representative for Latin America and the Caribbean and member of the Board of the Brazilian LGBT Federation (ABGLT) attended the United Nations Human Rights Council...
World
LGBT voices at the United Nations
Wages due Lesbians at the UN since 1998
11/04/2007
Before ILGA-Europe and the Danish and German federations, LBL and LSVD were granted ECOSOC status last November 2006, only two other groups, two lesbian organisations, enjoyed the...
Europe
First statement by newly accredited LGBT NGOs
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour addresses LGBT issues for the first time within the plenary chamber of the Council
19/03/2007
Geneva - United Nations Human Rights Council, March 15 2007. A joint statement of LSVD Germany, ILGA-Europe and LBL Denmark was presented to the Human Rigths Council (HRC) this...
World
ECOSOC
United Nations Grants Consultative Status to LGBT
13/12/2006
(United Nations, New York, NY, December 13, 2006) At long last, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted consultative status to three lesbian, gay, bisexual,...
World
United Nations - Ecosoc Campaign
Historic recognition of LGBT organisations at the United Nations: one of ILGA’s regions and two of its members granted consultative status
12/12/2006
Yesterday, 11 December 2006, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted consultative status to three gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender organisations: to...
World
ILGA PANEL AT 2ND UNCHR SESSION
Voices from the Global South: Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people come out globally
06/12/2006
Many States in the Global South claim that homosexuality was imported during colonial times in spite of ample documentation of homosexuality in traditional societies across the globe....
World
United Nations Human Rights Council - Dec 06
NGOs around the world celebrate historic UN statement on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
05/12/2006
NGOs from around the world welcomed a landmark statement on human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity, delivered last Friday December 1, 2006 at the United Nations Human...
Arc International - ISHR - ILGA
World
Statement by Norway – UNHRC 2006
Largest government support ever in favour of a debate on Sexual orientation and Gender Identity at the UN
05/12/2006
Following New Zealand's public statement supported by 32 countries in 2005 pushing the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to address the issue of sexual orientation and gender...
World
UNHRC - October 2006
Kim Vance - COAL Coalition of Activists Lesbians
07/11/2006
Kim Vance - Arc International gave a speech on behalf of the only lesbian group (and only LGBT group) with ECOSOC status: the Coalition of Activists Lesbians from Australia. Watch...
World
ILGA PANEL AT 2ND UNHCR SESSION
Recognition of LGBT NGOS by the United Nation
07/11/2006
The rejection by the ECOSOC Committee on Non-governmental Organizations of the applications of four LGBT organizations, including ILGA, for consultative status in 2006 has underlined...
World
ILGA PANEL AT 2ND UNHRC SESSION - Oct 06
Lesbian and Bisexual Women – invisible and doubly discriminated
06/10/2006
Lesbian and bisexual women suffer double discrimination because of their gender and because of their sexual orientation. While almost all issues and concerns of women have been...
World
ILGA's activities at the UN in 2006
Maintaining an LGBT presence at the Human Rights Council
05/10/2006
ILGA's efforts to have sexual orientation and gender identity come out at the United Nations grew in importance in 2006 and organised around three aspects: - ILGA held its XXIII...
World
Report on ILGA’s activities at the UN in 2006
ILGA held its XXIII World Conference in Geneva, home of the United Nations Human Rights Council
05/10/2006
ILGA’s efforts to have sexual orientation and gender identity come out at the United Nations grew in importance in 2006 and organised around three aspects: - Speaking in our...
World
ECOSOC Campaign
Gaining the right to speak in our own name at the United Nations
04/10/2006
ILGA’s efforts to have sexual orientation and gender identity come out at the United Nations grew in importance in 2006 and organised around three aspects: - ILGA held its XXIII...
World
Professor Douglas Sanders
HUMAN RIGHTS AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
11/05/2005
Professor Douglas Sanders sanders_gwb@yahoo.ca July 17, 2005 International human rights law and the lesbian and gay rights movement have grown up together in the years since...
World
UN - Brazilian resolution
EU Priorities for the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights
28/12/2004
Meeting of the Human Rights EU Contact Group, European Parliament, Brussels 3 February 2004 CONTRIBUTION BY ILGA-EUROPE, THE EUROPEAN REGION OF THE INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN...
Europe
United Nations resolution
European Parliament adopts Resolution on Sexual Orientation Discrimination
03/11/2004
The EP resolution on the EU’s rights, priorities and recommendations for the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights in Geneva" (15th March to the 23rd April 2004) was...
Joke Swiebel
Europe
UNCHR 2004 - NGO Statements on Human Rights
Silence creates vulnerability. You, members of the Commission on Human Rights, can break the silence.
04/10/2004
Intervention by MADRE Item 14 ˆ 60th Session, Commission on Human Rights Distinguished members of the Commission, My name is Fannyann Eddy and I am representing MADRE I am...
Africa
ILGA - Supporting the Brazilian resolution
ILGA at the UNCHR: A brief collection of achievements
04/06/2004
In April 2003, Brazil presented a resolution on sexual orientation at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva (UNCHR). The text bans all discrimination on the grounds...
World
Sexual Rights and the Commission on Human Rights
A review of the various resolutions recently approved at the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. By Ana Elena Obando, WHRnet
04/06/2004
Ana Elena Obando followed the CHR process first hand and recounts the highlights of the resolution on sexual orientation, resolutions related to sexual and reproductive rights, and...
World
NGO Statement
ICFTU, the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions supports the Brazilian resolution
02/06/2004
Brussels, 9 March 2004 (ICFTU Online): Today in Brussels, the International Confederation of Free...
World
Extracts from the Draft UN Report of CHR 2004
Official UN documents 60th session
27/05/2004
The draft report on the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) are available in English, French and Spanish on the OHCHR...
World
61rst UNCHR Session / Geneva 2005
Louise Arbour will be the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
27/05/2004
A Canadian Supreme Court Justice and ex-prosecutor of the United Nations War crimes tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, Ms. Arbour succeeds Sergio Vieira de Mello, who...
North America
UN 2004 - NGO statement: intersexuality
For intersex persons, mutilation creates a permanent status of human rights violation and inhumanity
27/05/2004
Speech given by Mauro Cabral / Argentina. Intersexuality and Human Rights (Item 10, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights). This Commission will hear a great deal about discrimination...
Latin America and Caribbean
61rst session of the UNCHR
Which countries will vote?
26/05/2004
List of the countries The following 14 countries were the ones whose terms on the CHR expired this year: Armenia,...
World
ILGA team in Geneva
It is our pleasure to introduce you to…
26/05/2004
12 activists joined ILGA and other NGOs in Geneva to work in the biggest ever LGBT coalition to be present throughout the 2004 session of the Commission on Human Rights. ILGA would...
World
ILGA team in Geneva
Armand Hotimsky
26/05/2004
My involvement in the struggle for the rights of sexual minorities dates back to 1980 when I participated in the CUARH – Anti Homosexual Repression Urgency Committee. Since...
Europe
Preparing for next year’s battle
Who will sit in Geneva in 2005?
25/05/2004
Who will vote on the Brazilian resolution in Geneva next year? Who will be the new High Commissioner for Human Rights? - The list of countries that will sit at next year’s
World
UN 2004 - NGO Statement: LGBT rights
The time has come to treat us with the equal dignity and respect that we know we deserve
23/05/2004
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network Oral Intervention by John Fisher Agenda Item 17 Thank you, Mr. Chair. It has been encouraging to see a number of States take firm positions...
North America
The Brazilian resolution and Beyond
Our struggle goes well beyond the Brazilian resolution. With or without the UN, we will give voice again and again until our existence and rights are recognized.
19/05/2004
An interview with Rosanna Flamer-Caldera and Kursad Kahramanoglu, Co-Secretaries General of the International Lesbian and Gay Association. After the text was first introduced...
World
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
The lesbian and gay community denounces India’s dismal response and commitment to non-discrimination and equal rights for them at the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission On Human Rights
13/05/2004
In the last twenty years, individuals, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s) and even some States, have increasingly turned to international human rights mechanisms to protect and...
Asia
Extracts from the Draft UN Report of CHR 2004
Violence against Women
27/04/2004
2004/46. Elimination of violence against women Official UN document The...
World
Extracts from the Draft UN Report of CHR 2004
Right to Health
27/04/2004
2004/27. The right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health Official...
World
UN 2004 - NGO statement on LGBT Rights
Culture is invoked more frequently in UN debates on sexuality than on any other issue. Yet in many countries, the laws prohibiting and punishing homosexuality were introduced by colonizing countries and not part of the indigenous culture.
27/04/2004
Message submitted by Chung To / Chi Heng Foundation / China To: Foreign Minister, People’s Republic of China CC: Chief Representative of the PRC to the United Nations Date:...
Asia
Extracts from the Draft UN Report of CHR 2004
Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
27/04/2004
2004/37. Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Official UN...
World
UN 2004 - NGO statement: Transgender issues
We call upon all the countries to address issues concerning denial of freedom of expression of person's gender identity and gender expression.
27/04/2004
Statement given by Jelena Postic´ at the UNCHR, Geneva 2004. Item 11.e: Civil and Political rights - freedom of expression My name is Jelena Postic´...
Europe
UN 2004 - NGO statement: Alternative families
Which is the traditional family? Our definition, not the Vatican's
27/04/2004
Speech given by Cesnabmihilo Dorothy Aken’Ova / INCRESE, Minna 19th April 2004 At: WE ARE FAMILY - a Panel of the IRCSM and ISHR. I have followed the UN processes since...
Africa
UN 2004 - NGO statement: LGBT rights
A perspective from India: Homosexuality stands criminalized because of a mid 19th century colonial law
27/04/2004
This speech was given by Aditya Bondyopadhyay, legal consultant / Naz Foundation at the International Panel Discussion: Breaking the "cultural" straitjacket: why sexual orientation...
Asia
UN 2004 – NGO Statements
LGBT Voices from Geneva’s Palais des Nations
27/04/2004
Geneva, April 2004. Here are a few of the speeches given by LGBT activists at the 60th session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in support of a resolution both on...
World
Extracts from the Draft UN Report of CHR 2004
Sexual Orientation
27/04/2004
2004/104. Extension of the time limit in decision 2003/118 Official...
World
UN 2004 – Brazilian resolution
Collective European statement in support of the Brazilian resolution
26/04/2004
Following the deferral of the Brazilian resolution to the 61 rst UNCHR Session, the UK delegation delivered a speech at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on behalf of...
World
ILGA team in Geneva
Rosanna Flamer-Caldera
26/04/2004
Rosanna Flamer-Caldera is the current Co-Secretary General of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA). She was re elected to the position at the World Conference in...
Asia
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
Amnesty International: Sexual rights are human rights
26/04/2004
(Geneva)  As the UN Commission on Human Rights draws to an end, activists and like-minded governments have achieved an important victory over a concerted backlash against sexual...
World
UN 2004 - Violence against Women
CHR Reaffirms the Beijing Conference Agreement
26/04/2004
Geneva, April 20th, 2004 -With an historic re-affirmation of language from paragraph 96 of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the resolution on Violence Against...
World
United Nations - 2004
Summary executions: resolution mentioning sexual orientation adopted
26/04/2004
Geneva, April 19th. The resolution on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions was adopted by a solid majority at the Commission on Human Rights. This is the only resolution...
World
UN 2004 – Brazilian resolution
Canada and New Zealand statement at the UNCHR in support of the Brazilian resolution
26/04/2004
Statement delivered Friday April 16 2004 at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) by New Zealand, on behalf of Canada and New Zealand. "I have the honour...
World
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
EU sends mixed message on human rights of LGBT people
23/04/2004
The European Parliament on 22 April 2004 reconfirmed its commitment to human rights by adopting a resolution focussing on human rights in the world. The text speaks out for the...
Europe
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
An informal meeting with the Brazilian delegation in Geneva
17/04/2004
“Our aim should not only be to get the Brazilian resolution approved. We need a strong majority with few abstentions”. Beto de Jesus (Instituto Edson Neris / São Paulo) An informal...
World
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
ILGA officially asks the Latin American and Caribbean group at the United Nations to co-sponsor brazilian resolution
17/04/2004
This morning, a small group of activists led by ILGA met with GRULAC, the Latin American and Caribbean group at the United Nations. Thanks to an invitation by Minister Sergio Cerda,...
World
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
Resolution on Sexual Orientation postponed to 2005
17/04/2004
This 15th of April, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) decided by consensus to defer the Brazilian resolution on “sexual orientation and human rights” to the next...
World
UN 2004 - NGO Statement on LGBT rights
Fundamentalist religions, doctrines, and politics cannot sustain the shame of the inequality suffered by people because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.
17/04/2004
Pedro Anibal Paradiso Sottile and Cesar Cigliutti (CHA - argentina) 's speech at the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights. (Item 14: Vulnerable groups) Dear...
Latin America and Caribbean
UN 2004 - Brazilian Resolution
NGO Coalition will keep working on Brazilian resolution
16/04/2004
Sexual Orientation remains on UN Human Rights Agenda 16 April 2004 Geneva, Switzerland: Yesterday, the UN Commission on Human Rights agreed, by a cross-regional consensus,...
World
ILGA team in Geneva
Chung To
15/04/2004
Chung is the founder and chairperson of Chi Heng Foundation, a charitable organization based in Hong Kong. Founded in 1998, Chi Heng and its predecessor has been promoting equality...
Asia
ILGA Team in Geneva
Pedro Anibal Paradiso Sottile
04/04/2004
Pedro Anibal Paradiso Sottile, 31, activist for the Comunidad Homossexual Argentina (CHA), member of the Board and Coordinator of the Legal Department. CHA has been working in Argentina...
Latin America and Caribbean
ILGA Team in Geneva
Carlos Sanchez
04/04/2004
Carlos Sánchez joins the social struggle since primary school, taking part in the generalized popular claim arisen by Salvador Allende’s election for the Presidency of Chile in 1970....
Latin America and Caribbean
ILGA Team in Geneva
Beto de Jesus
04/04/2004
Beto de Jesus, 41, educator, is one of the founders of the LGBT Pride Parade in São Paulo, and was its Coordinator from 1999 to 2002. Presently he is the General Secretary of the...
Latin America and Caribbean
ILGA team in Geneva
Philipp Braun
02/04/2004
Philipp Braun has been involved with LGBT activism since the early 1990s. After working with the Lesben- und Schwulenverband in Deutschland (LSVD, Lesbian and Gay Federation...
Europe
ILGA team in Geneva
Yves de Matteis
02/04/2004
Language teacher by profession, Yves lives in Geneva (francophone part of Switzerland). After defending LGBT rights for 15 years (especially partnership law), he has expanded...
Europe
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
ILGA meets Chairman of the UN Commission on Human Rights
02/04/2004
In a press release dated 29 march 2004, Brazil announced it decided to keep its resolution “on sexual orientation and human rights” “under consultation and to request the Commission...
World
UN 2004 - Brazilian resolution
Brazil announced postponement of its resolution on sexual orientation and human rights
30/03/2004
In a press release dated 29 march 2004, Brazil announced it decided to keep its United Nations Commission on Human Rights resolution “on sexual orientation and human rights” under...
World
Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations
Brazil postpones debate over resolution on sexual orientation
29/03/2004
Offcial communiqué / 29.3.04 “Brazil attaches great importance to the defence, promotion and protection of human rights and has always opposed the politicisation of the debates...
Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations
Latin America and Caribbean
ILGA team in Geneva
Carlos Perera
15/03/2004
Bula Vinaka and Warm Pacific Greetings from Geneva. I am the Coordinator of Fiji’s only LGBT project, called the Sexual Minorities Project under Women’s Action for Change...
ANZAPI (Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands)
ILGA Europe
Speech given at the European Parliament
12/03/2004
" Nearly 80 countries still treat same-sex consensual relationships a criminal offence, punishable by death in at least seven states" said Birgit Hardt, ILGA Europe Public Affairs...
Europe
Brazilian resolution
Argentina will support the Brazilian resolution
12/03/2004
In March 11th the Minister of Outer Relations of Argentina, Dr Rafael Bielsa, had communicate with the Comunidad Homosexual Argentina (CHA) to confirm and to advance the affirmative...
Latin America and Caribbean
Supporting the Brazilian resolution
From Manila to Brazilianresolution.com
12/03/2004
ILGA had its first ever conference on the continent of Asia. Manila, Philippines was the venue for the very successful 22nd ILGA World Conference. The ILGA Asia Region is stronger...
World
Supporting the Brazilian resolution
Are LGBT rights human rights? Debate to begin at the UN
12/03/2004
At the last session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), Brazil proposed a resolution on "human rights and sexual orientation" (E/CN.4/2003/L.92) which claims...
www.brazilianresolution.com
World
Online petition
40 000 sign our petition to be presented at the UN
11/03/2004
ILGA Co-Secretary General Kursad Kahramanoglu to hand a 40 000 signatures petition in favour of a resolution on sexual orientation to Australian Ambassador Mike Smith, Chairman of...
World
Claudia Roth, German Foreign office
Human rights are indivisible
11/03/2004
"Recognising LGBT rights is a democratic signal – as is the fight against discrimination, exclusion and violence and for inclusion and equality. It is an issue for everybody, not...
22nd ILGA Conference - Manila Nov. 2003
World
Brazilian resolution
A letter to Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa 
03/02/2004
In a letter to Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa today, the Blue Diamond Society (BDS) urged the nation to vote for the Human Rights and Sexual Orientation resolution at the upcoming...
Asia
UN - Brazilian resolution
Gender equity
01/02/2004
'Full article of Emir Sader as published in 'Jornal do Brasil' on feb 1, 2004' - a free translation by Anibal Guimarães Two different news, bad and good, on the same topic...
Latin America and Caribbean
UN - Brazilian resolution
The Belgian Greens raise the issue of the Brazilian resolution
28/01/2004
Ms Zoé Genot (Ecolo party /Greens - Belgium) recently raised the issue of the Brazilian resolution at the last Foreign Affairs committee in the Belgian Parliament. Genot questioned...
Europe
Brazilian resolution
The journey to Geneva made a succesful stop in Brussels, on 27 January:
27/01/2004
The Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament has adopted a resolution "on the EU's rights, priorities and recommendations for the 60th Session of the UN Commission on...
Europe
Opinion
Are United Nations for us?
20/01/2004
As you may know by now, at the last session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), Brazil proposed a resolution on “human rights and sexual orientation” (E/CN.4/2003/L.92)...
World
Brazilian resolution
The resolution on Human rights and sexual orientation
02/12/2003
UNITED NATIONS Economic and Social Council E/CN.4/2003/L.92* 17 April 2003 Original: ENGLISH COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Fifty-ninth session Agenda item 17 PROMOTION...
World