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5 de May, 2016

Indigenous Peoples to Seek Measures for Preventing Conflict, Securing Peace, at Annual Forum, 9-20 May

UNITED NATIONS, 5 May 2016 – More than 1,000 indigenous participants from all regions of the world are expected to attend the ... >>Leer el artículo completo
4 de May, 2016

Brazil: Public statement by the OHCHR Regional Office for South America and UN Women Brazil on the violent death of Luana Reis

30 de April, 2016

Regional Office participated in events on disability and 2030 Agenda in Uruguay

With support from the UN System in Uruguay ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de April, 2016

Experts unite to end human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity

7 April 2016 – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people across the world often face grave human rights violations, including ... >>Leer el artículo completo
21 de March, 2016

Much remains to be done to respect the rights of indigenous peoples in Brazil – UN expert

GENEVA (21 March 2016) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, commended the Government of ... >>Leer el artículo completo
21 de March, 2016

Homelessness: surviving at the peripheries

Leilani Farha, UN expert on the right to adequate housing, presented her latest report to the Human Rights Council. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
15 de March, 2016

Brazil: violence, poverty and criminalization “continue to have a colour” – UN expert on minority rights

Report by special rapporteur on minority issues, Ms. Rita Iszák ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de March, 2016

Don’t downplay gender-based violence – New report by the UN Special Rapporteur on torture

GENEVA (9 March 2016) –  “Gender stereotypes still cause us to downplay the suffering of women, girls, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de March, 2016

Gender-based crimes through the lens of torture International Women’s Day – Tuesday 8 March 2016

GENEVA (3 March 2016) – There is a tendency to downplay gender-based crimes of violence against women and minimize the grave consequences ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de March, 2016

Secretary-General’s Message on the occassion of International Women’s Day 2016

“From the Glass Ceiling to a Carpet of Shards” As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember asking about a ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de March, 2016

Respect rights of rural women, recognize their vital role in development and poverty reduction, UN experts urge

For International Women’s Day, Tuesday 8 March 2016 ... >>Leer el artículo completo
29 de February, 2016

Human Rights Council opens thirty-first session

GENEVA (29 February 2016) – The Human Rights Council this morning opened its thirty-first session, hearing statements by the President of the General ... >>Leer el artículo completo
1 de February, 2016

OHCHR expressed concern over draft bill on preventive identity checks in Chile

Proposed legislation contravenes principles "widely adopted by the international community". ... >>Leer el artículo completo
13 de January, 2016

Call for submissions to study of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: “The right to health and indigenous peoples”

SANTIAGO (13 January 2016) – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) would hereby like to call ... >>Leer el artículo completo
12 de January, 2016

Venezuela in the Universal Periodic Review: deadline for civil society contributions announced

International human rights examination, to take place by the end of 2016 ... >>Leer el artículo completo
11 de January, 2016

UN Committee to review Peru’s record on children’s rights

CRC members will hold discussions with a delegation from the government on how the Convention is being implemented. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
10 de December, 2015

Secretary-General’s Message – Human Rights Day 2015

10 December 2015 – Amid large-scale atrocities and widespread abuses across the world, Human Rights Day should rally more concerted global action ... >>Leer el artículo completo
9 de December, 2015

For Human Rights Day, 10 December – Zeid calls for universal ratification and respect for the ‘bedrock’ human rights treaties

GENEVA (9 December 2015) –  Two fundamental human rights treaties adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966 are as important ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de December, 2015

Human rights defenders: Our ‘Gandhis’, ‘Mandelas’, ‘Rosa Parks’ and ‘Malalas’ deserve support and protection

For International Human Rights Defenders Day – Wednesday 9 December 2015 Human rights defenders: Our ‘Gandhis’, ‘Mandelas’, ‘Rosa Parks’ and ‘Malalas’ deserve ... >>Leer el artículo completo
7 de December, 2015

Zeid: Turning a corner in the fight for the rights of Afro-descendants

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights participated in a regional meeting on this matter in Brasilia, Brazil. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
23 de November, 2015

UN rights expert calls all States to establish a ‘Femicide Watch’

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Wednesday 25 November 2015 UN rights expert calls all States to establish ... >>Leer el artículo completo
15 de October, 2015

Chile: UN agencies and civil society groups celebrate the International Decade for People of African Descent

A UN initiative to promote the rights of people of African descent all over the world. ... >>Leer el artículo completo
8 de October, 2015

UN Committee on the Rights of the Child publishes its concluding observations on Brazil and Chile

And also on other States it examined during its 70th session ... >>Leer el artículo completo
29 de September, 2015

Twelve UN agencies issue unprecedented joint statement on rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & intersex people

GENEVA (29 September 2015) – In an unprecedented joint initiative, 12 UN agencies* today issued a powerful joint call to action on ... >>Leer el artículo completo
25 de September, 2015

Brazil: “Minorities urge that promises of equality be fulfilled” – UN rights expert

During her 11-day mission, the Special Rapporteur visited several cities of the country ... >>Leer el artículo completo
24 de September, 2015

Committee on the Rights of the Child examines report of Chile

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its consideration of the combined fourth to fifth periodic report of Chile ... >>Leer el artículo completo
24 de September, 2015

Brazil: “Minorities urge that promises of equality be fulfilled” – UN rights expert

UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues, Rita Izsák ... >>Leer el artículo completo
22 de September, 2015

Committee on the Rights of the Child examines report of Brazil

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today concluded its consideration of the combined second to fourth periodic report of Brazil ... >>Leer el artículo completo
2 de September, 2015

OHCHR-South America condemns the death of indigenous leader in Brazil

SANTIAGO DE CHILE (2 September 2015) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ... >>Leer el artículo completo
26 de August, 2015

UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities considers initial report of Brazil

The country delegation was headed by Human Rights Minister Pepe Vargas ... >>Leer el artículo completo

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