Dans le cadre de la 10ème session plénière du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme, conjointement avec 8 ONG dotées du statut consultatif (New Humanity, ATD Quart-monde, Communauté internationale Bah'ie, Dominicans for Justice and Peace, International Women's Board, OIDEL, Teresian Association, Points Coeur), les Dominicains (Ordre des Prêcheurs) publient une déclaration écrite sur la mise en place d'un Rapporteur spécial sur les droits culturels.
Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society is a new, user-friendly and authoritative publication on United Nations human rights bodies and mechanisms – explaining how they work and exploring the many important ways that civil society actors including NGOs can contribute to their work.
During the course of the 10th special session of the Human Rights Council, the Dominican Order and five other Catholic NGO's plead with the international community to refocus its economic and financial apparatus on its primary objective: serving the human person.
On February 10, 2009, Mexico presented its first report within the context of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The UPR is a mechanism requiring each member to report on the implementation of human rights in the country. (Details available in Spanish.)