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Programme du HCNUDH pour la Région Région des  Amériques
2010

Mandats par pays établis par la Commission des droits de l'homme/Conseil des droits de l'homme

Invitation ouverte aux Procédures spéciales

Membres régionaux du Conseil des droits de l'homme :

Argentine 2015
Brésil 2015
Chili 2014
Costa Rica 2014
Cuba 2016
Méxique 2016
Pérou 2014
Uruguay 2016

Engagements et contributions volontaires

Calendrier des événements

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Publications

Rapport 2013 du HCDH Rapport 2013 du HCDH
(en anglais)
OHCHR Management Plan 2014-2017 Plan de gestion stratégique du HCDH 2014-2017
(en anglais)
Brochure : Les droits de l'homme en action Les droits de l'homme en action (PDF)
(en anglais)
Travailler avec le programme des Nations Unies en matière de droits de l'homme: un Manuel pour la société civile Un Manuel pour la société civile (PDF)

Le HCDH – Bureau régional en Amérique Latine

Background

The OHCHR Regional Office for South America was established in Santiago, following the signature of an agreement between the OHCHR and the Government of Chile on 23 September 2009. This Office complies with the mandate and general competences assigned to the OHCHR by the General Assembly in its resolution 48/141 of 20 December 1993.

The Regional Office for South America covers Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. It coordinates its activities and actions with Headquarters and other field presences.

The Regional Office for South America works with governments, parliaments, tribunals, national human rights institutions, civil society, regional and international organisations and the United Nations to develop and strengthen their capacities, so as to improve the promotion and protection of human rights, according to international norms.

The thematic priorities of the Regional Office for South America are: combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity; strengthening the effectiveness of international human rights mechanisms and the progressive development on international human rights law; and widening democratic space.


Activities

The main activities of the OHCHR-South America Office are:

  • Promoting international human rights instruments; 
  • Organizing seminars, workshops and research around various human rights issues; 
  • Training stakeholders on how to use United Nations human rights promotion and protection mechanisms and how to follow-up on their rulings and recommendations; 
  • Training on the Universal Periodic Review and how to follow-up on its recommendations
  • Providing technical assistance in the harmonization and implementation of international human rights commitments; 
  • Organizing seminars and workshops on the importance of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and the Paris Principles;
  • Promoting the use of human rights protection mechanisms, with an emphasis on the rights of indigenous peoples; 
  • Providing training and promoting the application of a human-rights based approach in planning and in development programmes;
  • Providing assistance with National Human Rights Action Plans; 
  • Facilitating roundtables with participation from civil society, national human rights institutions, the  international cooperation and community, prioritizing and highlighting best practices; 
  • Supporting the visits of Special Rapporteurs and Working Groups and disseminating their recommendations; 
  • Cooperating with other international or regional and inter-governmental or non-governmental organizations; 
  • Cooperating with Resident Coordinators and UNCTs on human rights issues; 
  • Informing and promoting all of these activities by means of press releases, articles, interviews, videos, factsheets and other publications.
 

Contact

Siège

Division des opérations hors Siège et de la coopération technique
Tél. +41 22 928 9118
Genève Suisse

Coordinateur de l'Unité des Amériques
Tel. +41 22 928 9167
Genève Suisse

Bureaux régionaux/Centres

Regional Representative for South America
Av. Dag Hammerskjöld 3269, Vitacura Santiago de Chile, Chile
Telephone number: (562) 2321-7750
Fax: (562) 2263-4978
E-mail: ohchr-santiago@ohchr.org

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Oficina Regional para América Central
Panama City, Panama
2010
Casa de las Naciones Unidas
Edificio 128,
3er. piso,
Ciudad del Saber, Clayton
Panama City,
Panama
Tel: (507) 302 4500
Fax: (507) 302 4694
Email: Pregionaloffice@ohchr.org
Website: http://www.oacnudh.org/ Contact: Ms. Carmen Rosa Villa
Regional Representative for Central America

Articles d'intérêt

Autres bureaux du HCDH en région des Amériques

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Colombie
Guatemala
Haïti
Méxique

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Banque interaméricaine de développement

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