Peru

Security Council Press Statement On Situation In Great Lakes Region

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

Security Council Press Statement On Attack Against United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission In Central African Republic

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

Announcements: CfP New Security Challenges – Organized Crime and Urban Conflict in the Americas; CEILA Annual Lecture; UNIJURIS Conference

1. Call for Papers: “New Security Challenges: Organized Crime and Urban Conflict in the Americas”. Universidad del Pacifico Law School announces a Call for Papers for its conference “New Security Challenges: Organized Crime and Urban Confli...Read More

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL ADOPTS UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OUTCOMES OF GABON, GHANA AND PERU

15 March 2018 The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting adopted the Universal Periodic Review outcomes of Gabon, Ghana and Peru. Edgard Anicet Mboumbou Miyakou, State Minister of Justice of Gabon, said following the report presented by...Read More

Pardons for Crimes Against Humanity: Some Critical Considerations Regarding the Pardon of Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori

On Christmas eve the current President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, pardoned the former president Fujimori who had served about 12 years of a sentence of 25 years for crimes against humanity (Resolución Suprema n° 281-2017-JUS of 24.12.2...Read More

United Nations Regional Centre For Peace, Disarmament, Development In Latin America, Caribbean To Host Inaugural Women And Security Symposium

NEW YORK, 11 December (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean is organizing the first “Symposium on Women and Security” from 12 to 13 De...Read More

UNODC Survey: Peru Coca Crop Increases But Still At Lowest Rate In The Andean Region

PRESS RELEASE 5 December 2017 – The surface used to grow coca leaf crops in Peru in 2016 increased by 9 per cent, which is the lowest increase in the region, according to the latest Peru Coca Survey, launched in Lima today. The area under c...Read More

UN HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF TO VISIT PERU (23-24 OCT) AND URUGUAY (25-27 OCT)

20 October 2017 La versión en español GENEVA, 20 October 2017 (Issued as received) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will visit Peru and Uruguay next week to discuss progress and challenges concerning human right...Read More

Members Commend Sustained Engagement By Comoros As It Approaches Final WTO Accession Stages

“I am pleased to note that the Working Party on the Accession of the Union of the Comoros is meeting for the third time since its first meeting only 10 months ago in December 2016. This is an impressive achievement and proof that this acces...Read More

PERU NEEDS NEW THINKING ON BUSINESS CONFLICTS TO IMPROVE HUMAN RIGHTS – UN EXPERTS

20 July 2017 Spanish version GENEVA / LIMA (Issued as received) – The Government of Peru and big businesses need to break with past methods of dealing with social conflict to improve the country’s human rights record, a team of United Natio...Read More