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15 de June, 2015

High Commissioner Zeid participates in the opening of the 29th session of the Human Rights Council

The meeting will be held from 15 June to 3 July in Geneva, Switzerland. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
10 de June, 2015

UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concludes review of Chile

Consisting on an interactive dialogue between Committee experts and a high-level State delegation. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
13 de May, 2015

Discriminated and made vulnerable: Young LGBT and intersex people need recognition and protection of their rights

Discriminated and made vulnerable: Young LGBT and intersex people need recognition and protection of their rights International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and ... >>Leer el artículo completo
30 de April, 2015

Activities in Peru: workshops on violence against women and persons with disabilities

OHCHR experts conducted trainings for several human rights stakeholders ... >>Leer el artículo completo
27 de April, 2015

In Lima, OHCHR participates in training for Ombuds offices in the continent

SANTIAGO (27 April 2015) – The Deputy Regional Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Mr. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
15 de April, 2015

Committee on rights of migrant workers considers initial report of Peru

GENEVA (15 April 2015) – The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers today concluded its consideration of the ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de April, 2015

UN Committee on Migrant Workers to review Peru

GENEVA (9 April 2015) – Peru’s record on protecting the rights of migrant workers is due to be reviewed by a UN ... >>Leer el artículo completo
27 de March, 2015

Chilean expert, reelected as chair of the UN Committee on persons with disabilities

SANTIAGO/GENEVA (27 March 2015) - The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities this afternoon opened its thirteenth session with an address ... >>Leer el artículo completo
25 de March, 2015

OHCHR Representative for South America carries out first official visit to Ecuador

As of March 2015, the OHCHR Regional Office for South America has included Ecuador under its area of coverage ... >>Leer el artículo completo
24 de March, 2015

“Poverty in Chile risks being overlooked,” UN Special Rapporteur warns

Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights visited Chile from 16 to 24 March 2015 ... >>Leer el artículo completo
17 de March, 2015

OHCHR participates in event on the creation of a regional observatory of children’s rights

SANTIAGO (17 March 2015) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) participated ... >>Leer el artículo completo
13 de March, 2015

In Uruguay, OHCHR empowers organizations on strategic litigation in human rights of women

SANTIAGO (13 March 2015) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), organized ... >>Leer el artículo completo
12 de March, 2015

UN expert on extreme poverty and human rights visits Chile at crucial crossroads

Mr. Alston will hold a press conference on 24 March 2015 ... >>Leer el artículo completo
5 de March, 2015

Zeid calls on States to go “beyond lip-service, towards gender equality”

For International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015 GENEVA (5 March 2015) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein ... >>Leer el artículo completo
21 de January, 2015

OHCHR participates in seminar on indigenous peoples and extractive industries in Chile

SANTIAGO (21 January 2015) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), participated ... >>Leer el artículo completo
12 de January, 2015

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

Sessions will take place on 19 - 20 January and will be webcast at http://www.treatybodywebcast.org/. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
10 de January, 2015

UN Fund finances participation of indigenous peoples in human rights meetings

SANTIAGO (10 January 2015) – The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples calls for candidacies to support the attendance of indigenous ... >>Leer el artículo completo
18 de December, 2014

International Migrants’ Day – Thursday, 18 December 2014

GENEVA / BANJUL / WASHINGTON D.C. (18 December 2014) – A group of international experts* on the rights of migrants have called ... >>Leer el artículo completo
17 de December, 2014

OHCHR engages in seminar on sexual and reproductive rights in Peru

SANTIAGO/LIMA (16 December 2014) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), participated ... >>Leer el artículo completo
15 de December, 2014

Peru/Indigenous peoples: “New oil project threatens further harm for human rights victims” – UN experts warn

GENEVA / LIMA (15 December 2014) – The proposed re-licensing of heavily polluted land in the Department of Loreto region of Peru ... >>Leer el artículo completo
15 de December, 2014

Brazil: OHCHR repudiates offenses against federal deputy Maria do Rosário

SANTIAGO (15 December 2014) – The Regional Representative for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Mr. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de December, 2014

In northern Argentina, OHCHR provides training for indigenous peoples

SANTIAGO (9 December 2014) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), organized ... >>Leer el artículo completo
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

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