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14 de October, 2014

Venezuela’s record on women’s rights to face scrutiny by UN committee

21 October, 10.00 – 17:00 (03.30 – 06.30 in Caracas). ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de September, 2014

Chile urged to implement reforms and seize historic chance to improve women’s lives – UN experts

UN working group on discrimination against women concludes official visit to the country ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de September, 2014

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein: the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (9 September 2014) – Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein brings to his new role as the United Nations most senior human rights ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de September, 2014

Discrimination against women: UN expert group makes first official visit to Peru

From 11 to 19 September 2014 ... >>Leer el artículo completo
3 de September, 2014

In Chile, Regional Representative meets President Michelle Bachelet

The meeting took place in La Moneda presidential palace, ... >>Leer el artículo completo
1 de September, 2014

OHCHR presents international instrument on the rights of the child to Argentine senators

He also presented the document to civil society groups, in coordination with UN Argentina ... >>Leer el artículo completo
29 de August, 2014

UN Committee against racial discrimination adopted concluding observations on Peru

GENEVA/SANTIAGO (29 August 2014) – The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) adopted today in Geneva its concluding ... >>Leer el artículo completo
28 de August, 2014

Ending impunity for femicide across Latin America

The UN Human Rights Office in collaboration with UN Women has developed a Model Protocol to guide investigations and prosecutions launched in ... >>Leer el artículo completo
28 de August, 2014

Discrimination against women: UN expert group launches first official visit to Chile

UN experts will be in the country from 1 to 9 September 2014 ... >>Leer el artículo completo
26 de August, 2014

Venezuela’s record on children’s rights to be reviewed by UN Committee

GENEVA (26 August 2014) –  Venezuela’s record on children’s rights will be reviewed by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of ... >>Leer el artículo completo
21 de August, 2014

In Argentina, OHCHR’s Representative meets with human rights authorities and activists

BUENOS AIRES (21 August 2014) – From 19-21 August, the Regional Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for ... >>Leer el artículo completo
14 de August, 2014

OHCHR receives information about process of indigenous consultation in Chile

Along with representatives from ILO, UNICEF and the Resident Coordinator of the UN System in the country. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de August, 2014

Joint message by OHCHR and ILO on the occassion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – 9 August 2014

"Bridging the gap: Implementing the rights of indigenous peoples" ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de August, 2014

UN Committee on racial discrimination reviews Peru

From 14 to 15 August in Geneva, Switzerland. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
30 de July, 2014

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Statement by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, on the first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons, 30 July ... >>Leer el artículo completo
30 de July, 2014

In Chile, OHCHR conducts advanced training on human rights for judges

Within the framework of a cooperation established with the Judicial Academy of Chile. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
30 de July, 2014

President of UN Committee receives human rights price in Chile

The expert on the rights of persons with disabilities, María Soledad Cisternas ... >>Leer el artículo completo
24 de July, 2014

UN Human Rights Committee issues concluding observations on Chile

See report (in Spanish): http://acnudh.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/CCPR-CHILE-2014.pdf ... >>Leer el artículo completo
18 de July, 2014

In Uruguay, Latin American lawmakers discuss about their role at the Universal Periodic Review

MONTEVIDEO (18 July 2014) – From 15 to 16 July, a group of Latin American lawmakers gathered in in Montevideo, in a ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de July, 2014

UN Human Rights Committee considered report of Chile

The video of the sessions will be available in the following link: http://bit.ly/1gxilsC ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de July, 2014

OHCHR supports Argentina in the elaboration of UPR follow-up report

Meeting with ministers at the presidential palace, to discuss progress made since the last review in 2012. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de July, 2014

In Jujuy (Argentina), OHCHR trains indigenous peoples in human rights

Third seminar: "Indigenous peoples’ rights at the universal and local levels” ... >>Leer el artículo completo
2 de July, 2014

UN Committee on discrimination against women reviews Peru

The videos of the dialogue can be watched and downloaded on the following link: http://bit.ly/1m8IsNT ... >>Leer el artículo completo
26 de June, 2014

Regional Representative discusses human rights with authorities and civil society groups in Peru

LIMA (23 June 2014) – The Regional Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Mr. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
24 de June, 2014

Human Rights Council adopts human rights review on Chile and Uruguay

The videos of the sessions are available on webtv.un.org ... >>Leer el artículo completo
24 de June, 2014

UN launches “Free and equal” campaign in Peru

With support from OHCHR, the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, the Municipality of Lima, the UN System in the country, as ... >>Leer el artículo completo
20 de June, 2014

Regional Representative analyzes human rights situations with foreign correspondents in Chile

SANTIAGO (19 June 2014) – The Regional Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Mr. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
18 de June, 2014

In Peru, UN launches “Free and equal” campaign

LIMA (18 June 2014) – The United Nations System in Peru and the Regional Office for South America of the UN High ... >>Leer el artículo completo
10 de June, 2014

Uruguay: OHCHR participates in the NHRI’s third national assembly

MONTEVIDEO (10 June 2014) – The Regional Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (ACNUDH), Mr. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de June, 2014

In Argentina, Regional Representative discusses human rights with federal ministers

Meetings with the Chef-de-Cabinet and the Minister of Justice and Human Rights, among other authorities. ... >>Leer el artículo completo

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