In September 2016, the UN Human Rights Council appointed an Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI).1 Less than a month later, the World Bank President announced the appointment of an advisor on SOGI, a newly created senior position tasked with promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) inclusion throughout the work of the World Bank.2 Both developments are part of a wider trend of global institutions beginning to engage with LGBT/LGBTI3 issues.
|Title of host publication||Queering International Law|
|Subtitle of host publication||Possibilities, Alliances, Complicities, Risks|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||23|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2017|