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A Pre-Launch of the UN General Assembly Report on Peace, Security, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: UN Independent Expert Victor Madrigal-Borloz

October 14, 2022

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

WCC; 1023 Classroom

On October 14 at 12:40pm ET, Victor Madrigal-Borloz, Senior Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School’s Human Rights Program and the United Nations Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, will speak at Harvard Law School previewing his report on peace, security, sexual orientation and gender identity to the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations.

The event will take place via Zoom and in person at WCC 1023. Zoom registration is available under this link: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yjjvpyCDRBGQwbx-aJsAng

In-person attendance is open to the Harvard community only.  Pizza will be served to in-person attendees. In his report, Victor Madrigal-Borloz calls for greater awareness of how gender and sexual orientation and gender identity dynamics operate in the context of armed conflict, and within peacebuilding and peacekeeping. He aims to provide insight on the application of a comprehensive set of legal resources to foster prevention, participation, protection, relief and sustainable peace for persons, communities and peoples suffering from violence and discrimination in war-torn contexts. The report seeks to establish a basis for expanding existing policies within the United Nations system.

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