The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, tomorrow will present the Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas, recently published by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
In its report, the Commission states that “the work of human rights defenders is essential for the universal implementation of those rights, and for the strengthening of the democratic system.”
The ceremony will be Webcast live (www.oas.org).
WHAT: Presentation of Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas
WHEN: Wednesday, October 18
2:30 p.m. (EDT)
WHERE: Ruben Darío Room
OAS General Secretariat Building
1889 F Street NW