On the day that the Escazú Agreement comes into force, we launch a new series of factsheets – starting with human rights defenders – to help human rights advocates in their work. Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Fray René Flores OFM reflects on some of the work behind his recent statement at the Human Rights Council. "Reflexiones franciscanas: La Hermana Agua nos llama al pueblo de El Salvador" también está disponible en español.
The 46th session of the Council is held from 22 February to 23 March 2021 in a mostly virtual format. We continue to work closely with Franciscans and other grassroots partners to ensure that urgent human rights issues are raised, even now that representatives are unable to travel to Geneva themselves.