Useful Information

OHCHR Human Rights Programme for the Americas

Country Mandates Established
by the CHR/HRC

Standing invitations to Special Procedures

Regional Members of the Human Rights Council:

Brazil 2019
Chile 2020
Cuba 2019
Ecuador 2018
Mexico 2020
Panama 2018
Peru 2020
United States of America 2019
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2018

Voluntary Pledges and Commitments

Publications

UN Human Rights Report 2018 UN Human Rights Report 2018
OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021 OHCHR Management Plan 2018-2021
Brochure: Human Rights in action Human Rights in Action (PDF)
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society A Handbook for Civil Society (PDF)

OHCHR - Latin America and Caribbean Region


Call for inputs for the Joint Report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on “the situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas” (deadline 10 June 2019)

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) are currently preparing a public report on the situation of human rights defenders in the Americas. The report falls under the general framework to enhance cooperation between OHCHR and the IACHR (2014 Joint Declaration), and will be launched late in 2019.

To this end, OHCHR and the IACHR have prepared a “Questionnaire on the situation of human rights defenders in the Americas” for States, National Human Rights Institutions, civil society organisations and human rights defenders. Please send your responses to adesouza@ohchr.org, using the email title: “Joint report: Submissions to the Questionnaire”. Where possible please limit the response to each question in the survey to 500 words.

Contributions will be published on this page as they become available.

Questionnaire for National Human Rights Institutions, civil society organizations and human rights defenders in: 
English  | FrenchSpanish

Note Verbale for States in:
English | FrenchSpanish

Concept Note on the joint report in:
English | FrenchSpanish

Contributions from stakeholders:

Member States

National human rights institutions

Non-governmental organizations


Contact Information

Headquarters

Field Operations and Technical Cooperation Division (FOTCD)
Contact is in Geneva, Switzerland.

Americas Section
Tel. + 41 22 917 92 48

Regional Offices/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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Regional Representative for Central America
Panama City, Panama
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:
malejos@ohchr.org

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Other OHCHR Offices

Bolivia
Colombia
Guatemala
Haiti
Mexico

External links

Organization of American States

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Geneva Conventions

ILO Conventions

Refugee Conventions

International Criminal Court

Interamerican Development Bank

National Institutions


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