The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the main United Nations platform on sustainable development. The Major LGBTI Stakeholder Group is composed of global, regional, and national civil society organizations and activists concerned about the inclusion of LGBTI people and SOGIESC issues in the 2030 Agenda.
Today, GATE joined a coalition of 187 organisations to draw the attention of the UN Human Rights Council to the situation of LGBTI persons and those who defend their rights in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak
In June 2020, Trans Advocacy Week will take place virtually. More information will be released soon!
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day is held annually on 12th December. GATE invites you to share our campaign to raise awareness about the necessity of UHC particularly for trans, gender diverse and intersex communities.
Human Rights Day calls us to renew our commitment to human rights globally. Ten years ago, GATE was formed to respond to that call. Today, GATE is proud to announce the formation of a permanent International Advisory Board to oversee GATE’s work.
For Intersex Day of Remembrance, we call upon the international community to join intersex-led efforts to put an end to human rights violations in medical settings and to make the right to truth, justice and reparations a reality for intersex people everywhere.
The HIV epidemic is far from over and the relevance, leadership and guidance of UNAIDS is ever more critical. ICASO and GATE recognize that a strong and effective UNAIDS is needed to ensure that HIV continues to be a global development priority and that sufficient resources are allocated to end the epidemic.
In an unprecedented effort, 16 defenders from 15 countries participated over the three weeks of the 41st Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva from 24 June to 12 July – a historic landmark in trans and gender-diverse participation at UN level advocacy.
Geneva, July 12, 2019 – In a defining vote, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the Independent Expert focusing on the protection against violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Events and statements by trans activists at the 3rd Session of UN Trans Advocacy Week(s), taking place over 3 weeks this year, 24 June – 12 July 2019.