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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
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

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