Outside the palaces and far from the cocktail parties, citizens pressure diplomats from emerging countries for a consistent foreign policy. Conectas relates its experience monitoring and influencing the Brazilian Foreign Ministry’s agenda on human rights.
Ten proposals for the presidential candidates
Instead of dialogue, Brazil ignores UN criticisms of the prison system
Civil society endorses creation of National Council on Foreign Policy
Leaders of the LGBTTT movement discuss strategies in the Judiciary
New World Bank framework rolls back human rights protection
IACHR report criticizes growth of pre-trial detention in Brazil
Ignoring violations, leaders admit Equatorial Guinea into lusophone community
Governor signs law to stop the humiliation of prison visitors, but its application will be challenging
Kidnapping of 276 girls adds to FGM and child marriage. NGOs ask for greater action at the UN
Published by Conectas since 2004 in Portuguese, English and Spanish, and distributed in more than 100 countries with a print run of 2,700 copies. It addresses human rights issues from a Global South perspective
Publication shows how NGOs can influence the international action of their countries from Conectas experiences in Brazil
Published regularly by Conectas, in printed format, since 2007, with a summary of the positions taken by Brazil in the United Nations.
Special report by Conectas on the main human rights cases pending in the Supreme Court, the highest court of law in Brazil