28 Jul 2011

ILGA gains UN ECOSOC consultative status

With 29 votes in favour, 14 against and 5 abstentions, the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted today consultative status to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)

Debate at UN on July 25 2011 regarding ILGA's ECOSOC application
In the discussion on non-governmental organizations, speakers expressed concerns in regard to the functioning of the United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations


The United States applauds today’s decisions at the United Nations ECOSOC to overturn the Committee on NGOs and grant consultative status to ILGA
Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative, on the United Nations Economic and Social Council Decision to Grant Consultative Status to Three NGOs

Geneva, 25 July 2011

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