About Us

Conectas is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization founded in São Paulo/Brazil in September 2001.

Conectas was accorded consultative status with the ECOSOC-UN in 2006, and observer status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in 2009.


Conectas´ mission is to promote the realization of human rights and consolidation of the Rule of Law in the Global South - Africa, Asia and Latin America.


A more just world, with a truly global, diverse and effective human rights movement, where national institutions and the international order are more transparent, effective and democratic.