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

UN Photo/Kim Haughton

UN Photo/Kim Haughton

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.

Please come and show your support for LGBTI equality!

Access should be free via the Third Floor of the Conference Building with a staff pass. Those without UN ground passes should RSVP at: http:/bit.ly/2er0Ljg (deadline for RSVPing is COB tomorrow!)

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