The Coalition of LGBTTTI and Sex Workers Organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean celebrate the culmination of another successful OAS General Assembly, despite attempts to restrict spaces for civil society participation.
The Coalition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Transvestite, Intersex (LGBTTTI) Organizations and Sex Workers of Latin America and the Caribbean that work within the framework of the Organization of American States (OAS), participated in the 50th Ordinary Period of Sessions of the General Assembly, that took place on October 20 and 21, 2020 in […]
ACHPR Civil Society Organisations’ Side Events (ACSE) closing with plenary featuring the new Commissioners.
ISLA, AMSHeR and Synergía hosted the first virtual session of the ACHPR Civil Society Organisations’ Side Events (ACSE). The two-week webinar series took place from 21 September until 2 October 2020, with a total of 21 webinars hosted in parallel on Zoom and GoToWebinar. All sessions were open to the public, free of charge and […]
The Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA), the African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR) and Synergía to host the ACHPR Civil Society Organisations’ Side Events.
ISLA, AMSHeR and Synergía will host the ACHPR Civil Society Organisations’ Side Events on September 21st-October 2nd, 2020. The ACHPR Civil Society Organisations’ Side Events is a space for civil society organisations engaged in advocacy before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Commission, incubate coalitions […]
Desde Córdoba Diversa una Organización por los derechos del colectivo LGBTIQ + te invitamos a un Webinar sobre Políticas Públicas, Diversidad Sexual y Derechos Humanos: Un camino hacia la igualdad.
El primer encuentro se realizará el día martes 25 de Agosto 11 am ( Argentina) 10 am Washington y Paraguay. Los y las disertantes: Dra Soledad García Muñoz – Relatora Especial DESCA – CIDH Dr Julián López Ministro de Justicia y Derechos Humanos de Córdoba – Argentina Sr Raul La cava Secretario de Desarrollo Social […]
The Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA) of the Organization of American States (OAS) and Synergía presented the results of the joint project “Recognition of Gender Identity in Latin America” to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
On July 17th, OAS-PUICA and Synergía presented the reports Overview of the Legal Recognition of Gender Identity in the Americas and Guidelines for the Implementation of the Advisory Opinion no. 24 of the Inter-American Court on Human Rights and the Role of Civil Registries to the judges of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The meeting was chaired by […]
The Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA) of the Organization of American States (OAS) and Synergía, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Argentina before the OAS, presented the results of the joint project “Recognition of Gender Identity in Latin America”
On May 28th, OAS-PUICA and Synergía, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Argentina before the OAS, shared the results of a joint project aiming at strengthening access of civil registry institutions to knowledge and good practices for recognition of self-perceived gender identity. The panel was opened by Rebeca Omaña, Coordinator of PUICA, and Stefano Fabeni, Executive […]
AMSHeR and Synergía celebrate the 6th anniversary of the adoption of ACmHPR Resolution 275/2014
Despite the postponement of the 66th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACmHPR) due to the current health crisis, the African Men on Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR) and Synergía celebrate the 6th anniversary of the adoption of Resolution 275/2014 on May 12th, 2014. Resolution 275 on Protection against Violence and other […]
The Coalition for the Independence of the African Commission (CIAC) is seeking new members among civil society organizations.
The Coalition for the Independence of the African Commission (CIAC) is seeking new members (both ordinary and implementing members) to protect and defend the independence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The CIAC was established in 2019, following the adoption of Decision 1015 by the African Union (AU) Executive Council in June 2018, and […]
Synergía and the OAS LGBTTTI Coalition write to authorities of the Inter-American Human Rights System requesting their statement on human rights abuses generated by the measures taken by governments in the face of the COVID19 pandemic.
As it has been known for more than a month, humanity is facing one of the most challenging threats in recent years in the face of the spread of COVID-19. The insidious ease of its transmission has forced governments to create and implement strategies aimed at blunting the force and reducing the speed with which […]
Synergía and OAS LGBTTTI Coalition condemn the killing of Karla Valentina Camarena, trans human rights defender in Mexico and member of our Coalition
Synergía, along with the Coalition of LGBTTTI Organizations of Latin America and the Caribbean that works within the Organization of American States (OAS), composed of 61 organizations from the region, condemns the murder of our colleague, Karla Valentina Camarena del Castillo, a 33-year-old trans woman, human rights defender, member of the Red Latinoamericana y del […]