It is a comprehensive collection of jurisprudence, general comments, concluding observations, and reports from human rights treaty bodies and independent experts (also known as Special Procedures) of the UN Charter-based system.
In addition, it includes:
- speeches and press releases from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights;
- the Joint Statement on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, signed by 66 States and presented to the General Assembly in December 2008; and
- excerpts from the UNHCR Guidance Note on Refugee Claims Relating to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.
This UN compilation covers the time period January 2007 through March 2010.PublicationsReports