The International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights
Is an international, human rights capacity-building organization that works side by side with activists in Latin America to enhance their ability to promote and protect the human rights of marginalized and vulnerable people who suffer from discrimination based on their national or ethnic origin, their sexual orientation or gender identity. We strengthen grassroots organizations, helping them to become political actors able to promote structural changes in the countries where we work. Our methodology consists of providing technical assistance in order to help our partners monitor and document human rights abuses and increase their advocacy capacity at the national, regional and international levels.
Our vision is an equal society for all based on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, one without racial, ethnic or gender discrimination, or discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
The International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights Team
Executive Director and Founder of the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights. Until October 2014 Carlos was Global Rights’ Director of the Ethnic and Racial Equality Program/Advisor on the Rights of LGBTI people. He is trained as a journalist and a lawyer. Carlos is working to combat racial and ethnic discrimination and discrimination based on a different sexual orientation and gender identity in the Americas and in some countries in Africa...
The International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights challenges discrimination, inequality and injustice and amplifies the new voices of local activists in Latin America to promote, protect, and fulfill human rights.
Washington, D.C. August 25, 2018. The Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights (Race and Equality), together with the National Secretariat for Afro-Panamanian Development (SENADAP), arra... September 20, 2018
On July 25, the United States House of Representativesvoted and unanimously approved bipartisan resolution H.Res.981, condemning the violence and repression committed by the Nicaraguan Gover... August 14, 2018
In the midst of grief and mourning over the massacre that has taken place in Nicaragua since the 18th of April, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice-President Rosario Murillo celebrat... July 27, 2018
June 2018 – The Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights (Race and Equality) supported a delegation of Nicaraguan human rights activists to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland Jun July 26, 2018
July 25 marks the International Day for Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean, and Diaspora Women. The commemorative date was established in 1992 after a meeting in the Dominican Republic of more than... July 25, 2018
Washington, D.C. – May 28, 2018. On May 23, 2018, the Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights (Race and Equality) and the National Secretariat for Afro-Panamanian Development (SENADAP) July 24, 2018
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Individuals and communities to achieve structural changes.