Related Press Releases (Discrimination)

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
6 de June, 2014

OHCHR Representative talks about human rights in Chile

In an interview to "La Tercera" newspaper. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
6 de June, 2014

In Chile, OHCHR conducts training for students of the Judicial Academy

SANTIAGO (06 June 2014) – Within the framework of the cooperation established with the Judicial Academy of Chile, the Regional Office for ... >>Leer el artículo completo
4 de June, 2014

Regional Office participates in roundtable on persons with disabilities

SANTIAGO (30 May 2014) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) participated ... >>Leer el artículo completo
3 de June, 2014

Regional Representative: meetings with ministers in Chile

Reunions with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Women's Affairs and the General Secretariat of the Presidency ... >>Leer el artículo completo
3 de June, 2014

Seminar on migration and human rights in Chile

SANTIAGO (21 May 2014) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) participated ... >>Leer el artículo completo
22 de May, 2014

OHCHR and INDH-Chile: joint public statement on homophobic attacks against Movilh’s headquarters

SANTIAGO (20 May 2014) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and ... >>Leer el artículo completo
21 de May, 2014

OHCHR, INDH and “Todo Mejora” launched campaign on LGBT rights in Chile

SANTIAGO (19 May 2014) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the National Human Rights Institute (INDH) of Chile ... >>Leer el artículo completo
17 de May, 2014

Uruguay’s Human Rights Secretariat launches book on Universal Periodic Review

MONTEVIDEO (9 May 2014) – The Uruguayan government launched on Friday a publication on the participation of the country in the second ... >>Leer el artículo completo
17 de May, 2014

In Brazil, OHCHR representative meets with authorities and civil society organizations on human rights

RIO DE JANEIRO (16 May 2014) – OHCHR’s Regional Representative for South America, Amerigo Incalcaterra, meet from 12 May with authorities in ... >>Leer el artículo completo
28 de April, 2014

UN launches LGBT rights campaign in Brazil

SAO PAULO (28 April, 2014) – The United Nations, in collaboration with the Municipality of Sao Paulo, launches on Monday 28 April ... >>Leer el artículo completo
16 de April, 2014

Argentine jail conditions violated rights of prisoner with disabilities – UN Committee

GENEVA (16 April 2014) – Argentine authorities failed to ensure that a prisoner with disabilities was able to use prison facilities and ... >>Leer el artículo completo
14 de January, 2014

Children’s rights boosted as UN body now able to hear individual complaints

GENEVA (14 January 2014) – Children whose rights have been violated will soon be able to complain to a key UN Committee ... >>Leer el artículo completo
20 de December, 2013

Brazil / Water and sanitation: “In a land with great potential and deep contrast, nobody must be left behind” – UN expert

BRASILIA / GENEVA (20 December 2013) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina ... >>Leer el artículo completo
25 de November, 2013

Violence against women is unacceptable – no matter what she was wearing

Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de September, 2013

OHCHR promotes agreement between national human rights institutions of Chile and Uruguay

The institutions committed to increasingly cooperate in common challenges. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de August, 2013

UN rights chief Navi Pillay urges States to do more to respect treaties with indigenous peoples

GENEVA (7 August 2013) –States need to do more to honour and strengthen their  treaties with indigenous peoples, no matter how long ... >>Leer el artículo completo
18 de June, 2013

Brazil: OHCHR urges to guarantee right to peaceful assembly and to investigate reported excessive use of force

The OHCHR spokesperson commented today the recent protests in the country. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
14 de June, 2013

Brazil: championing football… but what about housing rights?

GENEVA, 14 June 2013 – On the eve of 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate ... >>Leer el artículo completo
20 de May, 2013

Countries must repeal laws that discriminate against LGBT individuals – UN officials

17 May 2013 – Marking the International Day Against Homophobia, United Nations officials today issued a call on Governments worldwide to protect ... >>Leer el artículo completo

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