Lauch of the Leiden Overview on SOGIESC in International Law – free and online, Wednesday 26 January, 17:15 to 18:45 hrs
You are all invited to the official online launch on 26 January of the new online resource developed by Kees Waaldijk (professor of comparative sexual orientation law at Leiden University’s Grotius Centre) and Waruguru Gaitho (human rights lawyer and academic, currently working at Leiden University’s Van Vollenhoven Institute): the Leiden Overview on SOGIESC in International Law.
Subtitle: A list of online introductory video/audio/reading materials for anyone interested in the international legal aspects of sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or sex characteristics – and in particular for anyone (considering) taking part in Leiden University’s Summer School on SOGI in International Law,
On Wednesday 26 January, 17:15 to 18:45 hrs, this Leiden Overview will be presented to two key players in this field of law: Flávia Piovesan (Rapporteur on the Rights of LGBTI Persons, member of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, and professor of Constitutional Law and Humans Rights in São Paulo) & Gurchaten Sandhu (who works on non-discrimination at the ILO, and is President of UN-GLOBE, the organization advocating for the equality of LGBTIQ+ personnel and dependents in the UN system). For more information about the four speakers mentioned, and for registration for this online launch,
Please spread the word about this event – and about the Summer School on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law (The Hague and Amsterdam, 27 July – 5 August 2022).