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 ie-sogi@ohchr.org. 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.


​Mandate
Contact

Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
c/o Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
United Nations at Geneva
8-14 avenue de la Paix
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland

Fax: (+41) 22 917 90 06
E-mail: ie-sogi@ohchr.org or urgent-action@ohchr.org

Consultations
Related information