“In Defense of Life”: observer mission report to Mexico at side event Geneva

September 25, 2015

On Tuesday 29 September (15h30 – 17h30, Palais des Nations, Room XXII, Geneva), the CMDPDH,  Asociación Civil and ISHR organise a side event about the situation for human rights defenders in Mexico. [A Mission of International Observers visited Mexico in November 2015 and will present its conclusions – under the title “In Defense of Life” – to the Mexican Government within the framework of the 30th session of the Human Rights Council.]

Panelists in the event are::

  • Rosario Figari Layús – Researcher in the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research on Conflict and Violence (IKG) at the University of Bielefeld, Germany.
  • Carola Hausotter – Coordinador of the German Network for Human Rights in Mexico (Deutschen Menschenrechtskoordination Mexiko)
  • Ben Leather – Advocacy, Training and Communications Manager of the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)
  • Olga Guzmán Vergara – Advocary Director of the Mexican Commission for the Defense and Promotion of Human Rights (CMDPDH)
  • Ambassador Jorge Lomónaco Tonda – Permanent Representative of Mexico to the UN in Geneva (TBC)
  • Christina Kokkinakis – Head of Human Rights section from the Permanent Delegation of the European Union to the UN in Geneva

Download the flyer: HUMAN RIGHTS IN MEXICO

see previous posts: https://thoolen.wordpress.com/tag/mexico/



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