Mexico

UNODC Launches “Chuka” Video Game To Help Girls Break The Silence On Gender-based Violence

PRESS RELEASE Vienna/Mexico City, 9 March 2018 – UNODC has launched ” Chuka, Break the Silence“, a creative, bespoke video game helping young girls develop ways to respond to psychological, physical and sexual violence. By playing as the ch...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE ON HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND ON TORTURE

1 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held a clustered interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, and with the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cru...Read More

Director-General Calls For Investigation Into Assassination Of Journalist Pamela (Pamika) Montenegro In Mexico

22 February 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has condemned the killing of Pamela (Pamika) Montenegro, a journalist and YouTube satirist, in Acapulco (Mexico) on 5 February. “I condemn the assassination of Pamela (Pamika)...Read More

Casa De Las Américas, Laureate Of The UNESCO-UNAM / Jaime Torres Bodet Prize

18 January 2018 The Cuban cultural institution Casa de las Américas is the 2017 laureate of the UNESCO-UNAM / Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in social sciences, humanities and arts. Casa de las Américas, founded in April 1959, promotes research, ...Read More

Director-General Denounces Murder Of Journalist Gumaro Pérez Aguilando In Mexico

22 December 2017 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay today condemned the brutal killing of Gumaro Pérez Aguilando, who was shot while attending a Christmas party at his son’s school in the northern Mexican state of Veracruz, on 1...Read More

MEXICO DRAFT SECURITY LAW THREATENS RIGHTS AND SHOULD BE REJECTED, UN RIGHTS EXPERTS WARN

14 December 2017 Spanish version México: Proyecto de Ley de Seguridad Interior supone riesgo para los derechos humanos y debe ser rechazado, advierten expertos y expertas de la ONU GINEBRA (14 de Diciembre de 2017) – Expertos y expertas de ...Read More

Ministerial Conference Opens With Signing Of Presidential Declaration In Support Of WTO

The unprecedented show of support by the leaders –  President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, President Michel Temer of Brazil, President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay and President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay – comes as hundreds of trade diplomats...Read More

Preparatory Meeting Concludes Stocktaking Phase In Development Of First-Ever Global Compact For Migration

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, 6 December — The three‑day preparatory stocktaking meeting of the intergovernmental conference to adopt a Global Compact for concluded here today.

Conference Launches Stocktaking Phase To Shape Global Compact For Migration

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico, 4 December — The three‑day preparatory stocktaking meeting of the intergovernmental conference to adopt a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration began here today.

Mexico Appeals Compliance Panel Rulings On Revised US “dolphin-safe” Tuna Labelling Measure

Further information will be available within the next few days in document WT/DS381/45 Parties to a dispute can appeal a panel’s ruling. Appeals have to be based on points of law, such as legal interpretation — they cannot re-open factual f...Read More

Mexico To Host United Nations Preparatory Meeting Aimed At Shaping Vision of Global Compact For Safe, Orderly Migration

The preparatory (stocktaking) meeting of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration will take place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from 4 to 6 December.

MEXICO: UN RIGHTS EXPERT CONDEMNS KILLING OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR OMBUDSPERSON

24 November 2017 GENEVA, 24 November 2017 (Issued as received) – A UN Special Rapporteur has strongly condemned the killing of a state-level Ombudsperson in Mexico and called on the Government to set up protection schemes for defenders at r...Read More

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