Honduras

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF HONDURAS PRESENTS CREDENTIALS TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICE AT GENEVA

5 January 2018 Giampaolo Carmelo Rizzo Alvarado, the new Permanent Representative of Honduras to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Ge...Read More

Secretary‑General Concerned About Post‑Election Violence In Honduras, Calls for Restraint, Political Leaders To Resolve Differences Through Dialogue

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

Director-General Denounces Murder Of Journalist Carlos Oveniel Lara Domínguez In Honduras

03 November 2017 The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has called for an investigation into the killing of television reporter and cameraman Carlos Oveniel Lara Domínguez in Copán, western Honduras, on 23 October. “I condemn the kil...Read More

Stakeholders Support UNESCO Framework On The Safety Of Journalists In Honduras

seguridad_periodistas_hn.jpg © UNESCO The UNESCO regional office for Central America in San Jose, Costa Rica continues to dialogue with stakeholders on the development of the Honduran Strategic Plan on the Safety of Journalists and the Issu...Read More

Director-General Deplores The Killing Of Journalist Carlos William Flores In Honduras

19 September 2017 Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, today condemned the killing of Carlos William Flores. Mr. Flores was killed on 13 September in the Honduran department of Cortes on the border with Guatemala.  Unknown attackers on...Read More

COMMITTEE ON THE PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS EXAMINES REPORT OF MEXICO

7 September 2017 The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families today concluded its consideration of the third periodic report of Mexico on its implementation of the International Conventi...Read More

Honduras Holds Second Regional Tsunami Simulation

rsz_img_0522_typo_news.jpg © UNESCO 7 August 2017 – The inhabitants of the Honduran municipality of Omoa, in the department of Cortés, participated last Friday in a full scale tsunami evacuation drill, to perfect their knowledge in issues o...Read More

SENIOR UN HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICIAL TO VISIT HONDURAS 25-27 JULY 2017

24 July 2017 Spanish version GENEVA (Issued as received) – The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, will visit Honduras from 25 to 27 July to engage with high-level Government officials and other stakeholders on ...Read More