Advancing LGBT Rights via the United Nations

Why use the UN?

  • International standard-setting;
  • Shining a spotlight on human rights violations;
  • Holding governments accountable;
  • Bringing international support to national initiatives;
  • Building support of high-level spokespeople and opinion leaders;
  • Broadening the base of government support;
  • International LGBT movement-building, coalition development and capacity enhancement;
  • Engaging field presences and in-country support.

Read more about advancing LGBTI human rights via the UN.