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Sao Paulo, Brazil – November and December, 2010 year IV nº 22
Conectas Direitos Humanos

FOREIGN POLICY
Participants in the event held in São Paulo, between November 17 and 19

The meeting, organized between November 17 and 19 in São Paulo, was attended by 40 participants and discussed the role of civil society in the implementation of mechanisms to guarantee the rights of people with disabilities, as provided for in article 33 of the convention. The group is preparing to draft an alternative report to the one prepared by the Brazilian government on the rights of people with disabilities. This document is intended to identify the challenges of guaranteeing these rights and should be delivered to the UN in 2011.

SUR JOURNAL
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INSTITUTIONAL
espaço Read the Annual Report of Conectas
Conectas presents its achievements and impacts in 2009/2010 and the prospects for next year
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Second phase of the 2010 Program begins in Africa
The five exchange participants from Portuguese-speaking African countries have completed their activities in Brazil. Back in their hometowns, they will now set up the human rights projects they developed here.
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Conectas and ISHR hold seminar in Africa
Activists define strategy for the protection of women human rights defenders at a meeting of NGOs held in Gambia in November
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SUR JOURNAL Call for papers for issue Nº14
Conectas invites interested parties to send articles for special issue on the ‘Rights of Persons with Disabilities’. Deadline for submission: 30 Jan 2011

ARTIGO 1º Conectas calls for swift judgment on case to increase access to medicines
Legal case challenges the constitutionality of pipeline patents granted to Aids drugs
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INSTITUTIONAL Conectas comments on IACHR Court ruling on Araguaia Guerrilla case
Court holds Brazil accountable for the disappearance of people in Araguaia between 1972 and 1974 espaçoCAMPAIGN Conectas joins the Avaaz campaign
Sign the petition to stop the intimidation campaign against Wikileaks and to protect freedom of expression!



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Conectas releases Yearbook 2009/10 "Human Rights: Brazil in the UN"

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