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13 Oct 2017 description
  • Se alienta a asignar los recursos necesarios para su implementación efectiva

Ciudad de México, 12 de octubre de 2017.- La Oficina en México del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos (ONU-DH) saluda la aprobación el día de hoy de la Ley general sobre desaparición de personas[*] por parte del Congreso de la Unión, la cual, de implementarse de manera efectiva, ayudaría a sanar el dolor que aflige a las miles de víctimas y a sus familiares, así como a combatir una grave violación a los derechos humanos, por …

30 Aug 2017 description

Mensaje con motivo del 30 de agosto “Día Internacional de las Víctimas de Desapariciones Forzadas”

23 May 2017 description

Conseil des droits de l’homme

Trente-cinquième session

6-23 juin 2017

Point 3 de l’ordre du jour

Promotion et protection de tous les droits de l’homme, civils, politiques, économiques, sociaux et culturels, y compris le droit au développement

Note du secrétariat

23 May 2017 description

Human Rights Council

Thirty-fifth session

6-23 June 2017

Agenda item 3

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

Note by the Secretariat

10 May 2017 description

De 2011 a 2016, México ha registrado un aumento de más de 1000% en el número de solicitudes de asilo.

24 Dec 2016 description

GENEVA (23 December 2016) – The UN’s torture prevention body urged Mexico to focus more on the fight against impunity, including the prompt adoption of the General Law on Torture, which should be in full conformity with relevant international standards. The Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) recalls that the effective fight against impunity is one of the most efficient preventive measures that can be taken against torture and ill-treatment.

20 Jun 2016 description

GINEBRA / CIUDAD DE MÉXICO (20 de junio de 2016) – El Relator Especial de la ONU sobre las ejecuciones extrajudiciales, sumarias o arbitrarias, Christof Heyns, señaló hoy que el progreso ha sido insuficiente en la protección del derecho a la vida en México desde su misión al país en 2013.

20 Jun 2016 description

GENEVA / MEXICO CITY (20 June 2016) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns, today said that not enough has changed in the protection of the right to life in Mexico since his 2013 fact-finding mission to the country.

15 Jun 2016 description

Note by the Secretariat

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns, on an analysis of the progress made by Mexico in implementing the recommendations made following his official visit to Mexico from 22 April to 2 May 2013 (A/HRC/26/36/Add.1). The recommendations in the Special Rapporteur’s mission report were aimed at enhancing the protection of the right to life and strengthening accountability for violations of that right.

26 Apr 2016 description

GINEBRA / MÉXICO (26 de abril de 2016) - Un grupo de expertos en derechos humanos de Naciones Unidas* dijo hoy que el informe final del Grupo Interdisciplinario de Expertos Independientes (GIEI) de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) sobre el caso de los estudiantes normalistas de Ayotzinapa identifica graves fallas en las investigaciones oficiales desarrolladas y demuestra que todavía falta mucho por hacer para develar la verdad, garantizar la justicia y reparar a las víctimas.

26 Apr 2016 description

GENEVA / MEXICO (26 April 2016) - A group of United Nations human rights experts* said today that the final report by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE) of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in the case of the student teachers of Ayotzinapa identifies serious gaps in the investigations carried out so far by the authorities and shows that much remains to be done to unveil the truth, guarantee justice, and provide reparations to the victims.

06 Apr 2016 description

GINEBRA (6 de abril de 2016) – Tres expertos de derechos humanos de Naciones Unidas* exhortaron hoy al Gobierno de México a expresar su completo respaldo al trabajo de los defensores y las organizaciones de derechos humanos de la sociedad civil, y a que contrarreste activamente la actual campaña de estigmatización que busca socavar su trabajo como promotores de las libertades fundamentales en el país.

06 Apr 2016 description

GENEVA (6 April 2016) – Three United Nations human rights experts* today urged the Government of Mexico to express its full support for the work of human rights defenders and civil society organisations, and to actively counter the current stigmatisation campaign to undermine their work as promoters of fundamental freedoms in the country.

14 Sep 2015 description

MORNING/MIDDAY
14 September 2015

High-level Dignitaries from Sri Lanka, Mexico and the United Kingdom Address the Council

09 Sep 2015 description

GENEVA (9 September 2015) .- A group of UN human rights experts* today welcomed the report of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the enforced disappearances, executions and torture of students of Ayotzinapa in the state of Guerrero in Mexico in September 2014 and encouraged the Government of Mexico to implement all of its recommendations.

18 Apr 2013 description

GINEBRA (17 de abril de 2013) – El Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas Christof Heyns llevará a cabo una visita oficial a México del 22 de abril al 2 mayo de 2013, para recopilar información y analizar los desafíos y oportunidades para una mejor protección del derecho a la vida. Ésta es la primera visita al país desde 1999 de un experto independiente del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la ONU para investigar e informar sobre las ejecuciones extrajudiciales, sumarias o arbitrarias.

14 May 2012 description

GENEVA / WASHINGTON D.C. (14 May 2012) – “The killings and threats repeatedly suffered by rights defenders and journalists in Mexico must stop immediately,” urged a group of four experts from the United Nations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, calling on the Government to move ahead with the swift promulgation and effective implementation of the ‘Law for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Journalists’.

15 Mar 2012 description

MEXICO CITY / GENEVA (14 March 2012)

“Enforced disappearances in Mexico have happened in the past and continue to happen today,” the UN Working Group on enforced or involuntary disappearances warned, during the presentation of its report on the country in Mexico City.*

The report recognised the efforts made by Mexico in relation to human rights, including the fight against enforced disappearances, “as well as the challenges posed by the complex situation in relation to public security in the context of the fight against crime.”

08 Mar 2012 description

MIDDAY/AFTERNOON

6 March 2012

Hears Presentation of Report by Working Group on Arbitrary Detention

The Human Rights Council today held an interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Olivier De Schutter, and the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the right to an adequate standard of living, and on the right to non-discrimination in this context, Raquel Rolnik. It also heard the presentation of the report of the Working Group on arbitrary detention by Mads Andenas, member of the Working Group.