Questionnaires

2019

Cuestionario de consulta para la elaboración de un informe temático sobre los derechos económicos, sociales, culturales y ambientales de los pueblos indígenas y afrodescendientes tribales en El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala y Nicaragua

La Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), en conjunto con su Relatoría Especial sobre los Derechos Económicos, Sociales, Culturales y Ambiental (REDESCA), invita a los Estados Partes de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), las organizaciones de la sociedad civil, la academia, organismos internacionales y otros actores relevantes a contribuir, a través de sus respuestas a este cuestionario de consulta, con la elaboración de un informe temático sobre la situación de los derechos económicos, sociales, culturales y ambientales (DESCA) de los pueblos indígenas y afrodescendientes tribales en El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala y Nicaragua.

Este informe procura reunir información sobre el acceso a los DESCA de pueblos indígenas y afrodescendientes tribales, con el objetivo de identificar los principales desafíos para su efectiva realización a la luz de la normativa y los estándares interamericanos, así como promover acciones encaminadas a superar estos obstáculos.

El cuestionario puede contestarse de forma parcial o total. Además de la información solicitada, es deseable que se incluyan en el formulario todos los datos, comentarios y aclaraciones que se entiendan pertinentes. Asimismo, se valora la presentación de investigaciones, informes, y otros documentos ya preparados y/o publicados que se encuentren relacionados a estas temáticas.

Enviar las respuestas antes del 20 de diciembre de 2019 al correo electrónico: cidhmonitoreo@oas.org. Indicar en el asunto del correo “Cuestionario sobre Proyecto del Triángulo Norte y Nicaragua – (Nombre del país)”. En caso de que no sea posible enviar un correo electrónico, también se puede enviar el cuestionario vía fax al número +1 202 458 3650, o por correo postal a:

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Organization of American States
1889 F Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20006
United States of America

Questionnaire for Report on the impact of private security on human rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), with its Special Rapporteurship on Economic, Social, Cultural, and Environmental Rights (ESCER), invites Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), civil society, and other non-state actors to participate answering the Questionnaire for drafting the Thematic Report on the impact of private security on human rights.

This report seeks to identify the main challenges generated by the implementation of private security and good practices that are compatible with human rights, which are being implemented by countries in relation to private security companies.

The IACHR appreciates the contributions received as input for the preparation of this report, through which it seeks to identify States’ obligations to activities conducted by private security companies under their jurisdiction and the effects of these obligations on companies, providing recommendations on the subject.

The deadline to submit the questionnaire is October 30, 2019 at 23:59 p.m., Washington, D.C. (EST).

Questionnaire for drafting the Thematic Report on the Situation of Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights of Persons of African Descent in the Americas

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) invites Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), civil society, and other non-state actors to participate answering the Questionnaire for drafting the Thematic Report on the Situation of Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights of Persons of African Descent in the Americas.

This questionnaire seeks to gather information to draft a regional report on the ESCERs of persons of African descent. The questionnaire is aimed at compiling information from the Member States of the Organization of American States, from civil society organizations, intergovernmental entities, as well as anyone interested in submitting information in response to the questions posed in the questionnaire.

The questionnaire may be partially or totally answered, depending on the information available to the respondent. Any studies, reports and other previously prepared and/or published documents, that may be relevant to the subject at hand, may be submitted. The questions may be answered with respect to the situation of Afro-descendants depending on available information or specific studies of the OAS Members States, of civil society organizations, academia and intergovernmental entities, as well of any person interested in submitting information in response to the questions.

Please submit questionnaire responses prior to August 13, 2019, by email to: cidhafrodescendiente@oas.org.

Please write “Questionnaire on Afro-descendants and ESCER – (Name of country)” in the subject line of the email. Please do not submit duplicates. In the event that it is not possible to send an email, the questionnaire responses can also be sent by fax to +1 202 458 3650, or by ordinary mail to:

Relatoría sobre los Derechos de las Personas Afrodescendientes y contra la Discriminación Racial
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Organization of American States
1889 F Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20006
United States of America



2018

Questionnaire to assist in the preparation of the report: Business and Human rights: Inter-American Standards

The Special Rapporteurship on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights invites States, civil society, and other stakeholders to answer the questionnaire and contribute any additional information for analysis as part of the preparation of the report.

Responses to this questionnaire must be submitted no later than May 31, 2018 to CIDH_DESCA@oas.org

If you do not have internet access, responses may be sent to the following address:

Special Rapporteurship on Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Organization of American States
1889 F Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20006
United States of America



2010

Questionnaire On The Primary Achievements And Challenges Women Face In Exercising Their Economic, Social, And Cultural Rights

In May 2010, the Office of the Rapporteur published a questionnaire on the primary achievements and challenges women face in their countries in exercising their economic, social, and cultural rights, particularly in the workplace, in education, and in access to and control of resources under conditions of equality, among other areas of economic, social and cultural rights of women. The IACHR received responses until July 10, 2010.