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Invitation to attend the High-level LGBTI event during GA week!

OHCHR is co-organizing with the LGBTI Core Group a high-level event on “Ending Violence and Discrimination against LGBTI Persons” on 20 September, during the opening week of UNGA. The event, which will take place in the Trusteeship Council, 4:30-5:45pm, will feature remarks from, among others, the Prime Minister of Malta, VP of Costa Rica, Deputy PM of Belgium and ministers from Argentina, Spain, the Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Canada and the UK, as well as the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Additional high level speakers to be announced.

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UN 4 ALL: a workshop on diversity in the UN workplace

UN 4 ALL is a one-day workshop from UN Cares on diversity targeted to staff of the UN system. UN-GLOBE has worked with them to ensure that the LGBTI module of this workshop is inclusive, and that it achieves the aim of having complex issues such as sexual orientation or gender identity understood by staff at large.

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