March 12, 2016 – During the week of March 7 – 11, 2016, Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan E. Méndez participated in the 31st Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva. During the Session, the Special Rapporteur presented his latest thematic report on gender perspectives on torture and engaged in an interactive dialogue on his recent activities and other topics related to his mandate, including recent country visits to Brazil, Georgia, Ghana, and Mauritania. The Special Rapporteur held a press conference and participated in thematic side-events alongside UN colleagues, State delegates, and civil society partners in Geneva. The side-events explored the topics of children deprived of liberty, gender perspectives and torture, and Guantanamo Bay, among other topics.
Para ver la presentación del Relator Especial de la ONU sobre la Tortura, haga un clic aquí.
To view the Special Rapporteur on Torture’s presentation with English interpretation, click here.
Para ver el diálogo interactivo con declaraciones del Relator Especial de la ONU sobre la Tortura y otros, haga un clic aquí.