Anti-Discrimination

Jessica Stern of Outright on the UN’s new Corporate LGBT Principles

26 September 2017

By Salil Tripathi, Senior Advisor, Global Issues, IHRB

​The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein recently launched the Standards of Conduct for Business on Tackling Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex People (LGBT Principles).

IHRB's Salil Tripathi, one of the lead authors of the Standards, spoke to Jessica Stern, Executive Director of Outright Action International. In this video interview, they discuss the LGBT Principles and Outright's work:

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