Americas


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Regional Website

 

Ibero American Federation of the Ombudsman (FIO) 

Other websites

OmbudsNet (Sistema Integrado de Información y Comunicación para las oficinas de Ombudsman en América Latina y el Caribe), administrado por el IIDH.

Regional News

June 17. 2005 El Salvador - Report on the detention of PDDH personnel

June 14. 2005 Guatemala - PDH expresses concern about human rights defenders

 

June 14. 2005 Bolivia - Defensor del Pueblo's statement

April 29. 2005 Nicaragua - Documento de Posicion de la Procuraduria Para la Defensa de los Humanos ante la Problemática Nacional

 

October 27. 2004 Mexico - Int. Workshop on Causes, Effects and Consequences of the Migratory Phenomenon and Human Rights Protection

 

 

Regional Conferences

V General Assembly of the Network of the Americas and the programme of work for 2007-2008.

 

9th Federación Iberoamericana de Ombudsman (FIO) Conference, 2004, Quito, Ecuador

 

3rd General Assembly of the Network, 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina

English version      Spanish version

 

2nd General Assembly of the Network, 2003, San José, Costa Rica

 

2nd Federación Iberoamericana de Ombudsman (FIO) Conference, 2001, Mexico City, Mexico

 

2nd Regional Meeting, 2000, Mexico City, Mexico

Thematic workshops

Education

 

  • The Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Education arose as a result of the International Seminar "The Right to the Education and the National Institutions of Human Rights", that took place in the Municipality of Copán Ruins, Honduras, in September of 2005. The members of the Network of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of the Human Rights of the American Continent, met again in Guayaquil, Equator, in May 2006, for the International Workshop "The Right to the Education", and at the International Seminar "The Right to the Education and the National Institutions of Human Rights", in Copán Ruins, Honduras, where they finalised the Action Plan.  


    Read the full Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Education, Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico, 19 June 2006 here:

    Spanish


Migration

  • International Seminar on “Illicit Trafficking of Migrants, Human Rights and National Institutions”, organized by the Network of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection for Human Rights in the Americas was held in Campeche on 10 and 11 March 2005. This seminar addressed to the members of the Network as a follow up to the Zacatecas Declaration (2004) produced the agreed conclusions covering different aspects of the issue.

     

    Read the agreed conclusions of the Campeche Seminar here:

     

    English     Spanish

  • International Workshop of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights:  Causes, Effects and Consequences of the Migratory Phenomenon and Human Rights Protection,Zacatecas, Mexico, on 14 and 15 October 2004.

    Zacatecas Declaration, 15 Oct. 2004

Indigenous women

  • Final document from the International workshop: The Indigenous Women between  Violence and Discrimination ?  Held in Merida, Yucatan, on March 4 and 5, 2004, by the Network of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of the Human rights of the American Continent, in occasion of the celebration of the fourth International workshop.


    Taller Internacional "Las Mujeres Indígenas entre la Violencia y la Discriminación" (Spanish PDF)

Security and Human Rights

  • Conclusions of the Workshop on Security and Human Rights from the Network of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Americas, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia - September 2-3, 2003

    English     Spanish     French

Disability

  • Conclusions of the Workshop on the Human Rights of persons with disabilities of the Network of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in the Americas. San José, Costa Rica, March 28, 2003

    English     Spanish     French

Reproductive rights

  • Resolution from Seminar-Workshop
    "The Promotion and Protection of Reproductive Rights through the Work of the National Human Rights Institutions for Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada." San Jose, Costa Rica May 14-16 2002.

    English (PDF -Size 169 Kb) Spanish (PDF -Size 129 Kb)

 

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