César Rodríguez Garavito, Colombian jurist and sociologist, spoke about “The Future of Human Rights: Action-Research for a Multipolar and Multimedia World”. He was accompanied by Guillermo Fernandez-Maldonado Castro, Deputy Representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Colombia, and of Juan Mendez, former reporter of the United Nations on
With the participation of prominent specialists in archival matters, and based on the practices associated to the treatment and preservation of documentation on serious human rights violations, the conference responded to the need to update the challenges and advances in the field. In particular, the debate was centered around documentation produced in contexts of political violence, dictatorships and armed conflicts, among others. Additionally, the conference served the purpose of acknowledging the contribution made by this field in the transitional and post-transitional processes to strengthen democratic systems.
In line with the visit to the country of Presidential Adviser for Human Rights of Colombia, Paula Gaviria Betancur, in 2018, the CIPDH-UNESCO invited her to hold a conference on the role of victims in the peace process. Gaviria Betancur, with an extensive experience in human rights, created and led for four years the
IN LINE WITH THE VISIT TO THE COUNTRY OF PAULA GAVIRIA BETANCUR, CURRENT PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS OF COLOMBIA, THE CIPDH INVITED HER TO HOLD A CONFERENCE ON THE ROLE OF VICTIMS IN THE PEACE PROCESS.
The authoritarian and totalitarian past and the challenges of contemporary democracies June 24th to 26th, 2019 School of Law, University of Buenos Aires (Av. Figueroa Alcorta 2263, Buenos Aires City, Argentina) PUBLIC EVENTS Keynote address “The memory, another way to build history” June 24th, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM /
The annual CIPDH-UNESCO course addresses the main global challenges in the human rights field. Each edition focuses on a specific topic of international interest, bringing together teachers and participants from different countries, with extensive professional experience and diverse viewpoints.
Every year, the cipdh-unesco facilitates a simulation exercise of thematic hearings before the inter-american commission of human rights (iachr), where the operating mechanisms of the sessions are recreated.
The CIPDH-UNESCO gave the Construir Igualdad award to the accessibility policy “Mar al Alcance” from Canelones (Uruguay).
DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS: FRIENDS OR FOES? The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH-UNESCO) presents the third edition of its International Course on Human Rights, which will take place at UNESCO Villa Ocampo Observatory, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between September 23rd and 27th, 2019. The topic this year will