APTN is granted with the UN ECOSOC Special Consultative Status

Published June 27, 2023
Location Asia Pacific
Issue Others

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that APTN (Asia-Pacific Transgender Network) has been granted the United Nations ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) Special Consultative Status. This milestone achievement marks a significant step forward in our mission to advance human rights and sustainable development for trans and gender diverse communities across the Asia Pacific region. We believe this recognition will empower us to make a lasting impact on the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of our communities.

The ECOSOC Special Consultative Status provides APTN with a powerful platform to foster constructive and meaningful engagement with trans and gender diverse people constituencies in the Asia Pacific region. This status enables us to bring pressing human rights and injustice issues faced by our communities to the forefront of international attention.

The granting of the ECOSOC Special Consultative Status to APTN is a momentous achievement. It signifies a new chapter in our journey towards fostering human rights and sustainable development for trans and gender diverse communities in the Asia Pacific region. We are excited about the possibilities this status brings and remain committed to making a positive difference through collaboration, advocacy, and media-driven initiatives.

We invite you to join us on this transformative journey. Stay connected with APTN through our website and social media channels to learn about our ongoing initiatives, upcoming projects, and opportunities to support our cause. Together, we can build a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable future for all.