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May 24, 2018

New representative assumes direction of OHCHR-South America

Ms. Birgit Gerstenberg has over 30 years of international experience in the field of human rights. >>Read more
April 24, 2018

Chile: comment of OHCHR-South America on the situation of Celestino Córdova

SANTIAGO (23 April 2018) – The Regional Office for South America of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is >>Read more
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April 23, 2018

Argentina: UN human rights expert on torture urges authorities to respect human dignity

Melzer visited the country from April 9 to 20 >>Read more
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April 20, 2018

At regional forum, OHCHR highlighted the key role of human rights in sustainable development

The event took place at ECLAC´s headquarters in Santiago, Chile. >>Read more
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April 19, 2018

Racial discrimination: UN Committee to review Kyrgyzstan, Mauritania, Nepal, Peru, Saudi Arabia and Sweden

GENEVA (April 19, 2018) – The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) is meeting in Geneva from 23 April >>Read more
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April 18, 2018

Bolivia: UN Human Rights Committee concludes that the political rights of two former lawmakers were violated

GENEVA (18 April 2018) – In two decisions made public today, the UN Human Rights Committee concluded that Bolivia violated the political >>Read more

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