Call for inputs on upcoming country visit to Georgia 25 September to 5 October 2018

The Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity is collecting information in preparation of his visit to Georgia scheduled to take place from 25 September to 5 October 2018.

In accordance with the established practice of mandate-holders, the Independent Expert welcomes all relevant submissions that LGBT organizations and other stakeholders may wish to transmit for his consideration in preparation of this visit, such as:

  • Recent analytical reports or surveys on LGBT people in Georgia
  • Information on the policy, programmes and legal framework with respect to protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Priority issues/concerns and situations that warrant the attention of the Independent Expert
  • Suggestions on issues to examine and related locations to visit
  • Suggestions on Government officials and civil society actors to meet in different regions in relation to suggested locations to visit.

Kindly submit information by 31 August 2018 to Please indicate "2018 Visit to Georgia" in the subject heading of the email submission.

Please read the background note for more information on the visit to Georgia.