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Developing a sense of human responsibility for a healthy environment

Promoting freedom of religion.

Dominican sister after an anti-Christian bombing in Iraq.

Fighting extreme poverty

Dominican friar working at community development in Columbia

Preaching to the Nations

Dominicans for Justice and Peace (Order of Preachers), in Special ECOSOC consultative status with the United Nations

Dominican friar working with the Indigenous communities in the jungles of Peru

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Procédure thématique dans le domaine des droits culturels ; mandat d’un expert indépendant

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 UN Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society

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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.

Global Economic and Financial Crisis

« L’impact de la Crise économique et financière mondiale sur la mise en œuvre effective et universelle des droits de l’homme »

Si cette crise est d’ampleur planétaire, ses effets touchent d’abord des personnes humaines, des millions de familles, d’hommes, de femmes et d’enfants et particulièrement les plus faibles.

Mexico presents its first report within the context of the Universal Periodic Review

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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.)

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