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Reception celebrating Mexico´s Ratifications of the Inter-American Convention Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Related Forms of Intolerance and Inter-American Convention Against All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance. February, 2020

Academic Visit UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to Brasil. January 2020

Academic visit Victor Madrigal UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to Cartagena, Colombia. December 2019

Panel discussion of human rights in the Cuban justice system "Weaponizing Justice: Rule of Law and Cuba´s New Constitution". Washington, DC. September, 2019

Panel discussion on The Decade of the Diaspora; a conversation on the afrodescendant experiencia in latin America and Conversatory " The human rights situation of afrodescendant trans women in Brazil. Special participation of Alessandra Ramos y Bruna Benevides afro brazilian activists. Septiembre 2019. Washington, D.C.

Dialogue between Commissioner Margarette May Macaulay of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and Afro-Brazilian and LGBTI Activists during the Forum in the Fight for Racial and Gender Justice, SANKOFA. August 2019, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean participated in the OAS 49th General Assembly. June 2019. Medellin Colombia.

Workshop on the situation of the Afro - LGBTI population of the Latin America and the Caribbean Region. December 2018, Cali - Colombia

"Mujeres que conquistan" CEDAW Event, Cali - Colombia. Mayo 2019

Allegations of Violation of the Rights of Afro-Colombian Communities Victims of the Armed Conflict in Colombia. Public Hearing of the IACHR - OAS. 169 Period of Sessions. Boulder, Colorado. October 2018

Denounces of Criminalization of Social Activists and Journalists in Cuba. Public Hearing of the IACHR - OAS. 169 Period of Sessions. Boulder, Colorado. October 2018.

Panel: The United Nations Decade for People of African Descent: Recognition, Justice, and Development: The Need for Action Plans to Combat the Historical Inequalities Faced by Afro-descendants.” New York, NY. September 2018

Nicaraguan delegation denounces acts of violence and repression before the United Nations. Geneva, Switzerland. June 2018.

Panel: Voices from Nicaragua - Human Rights and Democracy. Washington, DC. June 2018.

Dialogue on the Situation of LGBT Persons Deprived of Liberty in the Americas: Challenges and Good Practices. Washington, DC. June 5 2018

Situation of Human Rights of Afro-Descendant in Latino America. Washington, D.C. June 2018

Religious Liberty and Lay State in Latin America. Thematic Hearing of the IACHR - OAS, 168 Period of Sessions. Dominican Republic. May 2018

Situation of LGBTI Persons Deprived of Liberty in the Americas. Thematic Hearing of the IACHR - OAS, 168 Period of Sessions. Dominican Republic. May 2018

II Afro-LGBTI Meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean. Lima, Peru. April 2018.

Inter-American Forum Against Discrimination. Lima, Peru. April 13-14, 2018.

Institute awards recognition to the President of Uruguay for Ratification of the inter-American Convention against Racism. Trinidad, Uruguay. 20 October 2017.

Inter-American Forum Against Discrimination. Cancun, Mexico. 16-17 June, 2017.

Workshop on the Organization of American States (OAS) and its distinct human rights bodies. Santo Tomás de Heredia, Costa Rica. May 3-5, 2017.

Presentation of the Institute's Report that Analyzes the First Decade of the IACHR’s Rapporteurship on the Rights of Persons of African Descent and against Racial Discrimination. Bogotá, Colombia. April 2017

Adding Afro-Peruvian art to the 2017 national census. Lima, Peru. December 5, 2016

UN Forum on Minority Issues, 9th Session; UN Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law; Presentation of the Situation of Afro-Colombians and the Post-Accords. Geneva, Switzerland. November 22-25, 2016.

Visit of Margarette May Macaulay - Rapporteur on the Rights of Women, on the Rights of Persons of African Descent and against Racial Discrimination of the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights. Salvador, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. November 2016.

Inclusion of the Ethnic variable in the upcoming Peruvian National Census 2017 Seminar Workshop in Partnership with the Center for the Development of the Black Peruvian Woman (CEDEMUNEP), and local Peruvian governments. Piura and Ica, Peru. July 19-20, 2016

Inclusion of the Ethnic variable in the upcoming Peruvian National Census 2017 Seminar Workshop in Partnership with the Center for the Development of the Black Peruvian Woman (CEDEMUNEP) and local Peruvian governments. Piura and Ica, Peru. July 19-20, 2016.

Presentation of the Institute’s Report on the Inter-American Convention Against Racism, Racial Discrimination and Related Forms of Intolerance. Bogota, Colombia. June 30, 2016.

Inter-American Forum on Afrodescendants. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, June 10, 2016.

Political Rights of Dominican Persons of Haitian Descent in the Dominican Republic. OAS/IACHR Thematic Hearing. April 8, 2016.

Human Rights Situation of Afro-descendant Women in Brazil. OAS/IACHR Thematic Hearing. April 7, 2016.

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, CERD. 89 th Session. Geneva, Switzerland, April 25, 2016.

The Right to Nationality in the Dominican Republic. OAS/IACHR Thematic Hearing. October 23, 2015.

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