United Nations World Conferences can serve as a valuable platform for building NGO networks and raising awareness of human rights concerns.
Here you will find some materials relating to coalition initiatives to raise awareness of sexual orientation, gender identity and multiple forms of discrimination at the Beijing World Conference on Women, the Durban World Conference against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (WCAR), and related follow-up conferences.
Oral Intervention to the 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women – (Statement delivered by Dorothy Aken’Ova on behalf of the Diverse Sexualities Caucus)
World Conference Against Racism (WCAR)
Durban 2001 – Plenary statement
EGALE WCAR report – English
UN Ad Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the ICERD – Multiple forms of discrimination