The Context of Violence in Mexico and its Impact on Human Rights Defenders.
Challeges of the Protections Mechanisms

21st October 2015

Brussels – European Parliament
Room P1C051 (PHS)

9:00 – 12:00 PM

Moderator: Mr. Miguel Zumalacárregui, OMCT

Welcome and Introduction
Ms. Maite Mola Sáinz
Vice President, European Left

The Context of Violence in Mexico on Human Rights Defenders
Ms. Olga Guzmán Vergara
Advocacy Director, CMDPDH

The Challenges for Human Rights Defenders in Mexico
Mr. Juan Carlos Trujillo, Founder of Families in Search María Herrera and Enlaces Nacionales

Preventing Risks: Protection Mechanisms for Human Rights Defenders in Mexico
Mr. Axel García Carballar, Proyect Coordinator, CMDPDH

The Role of the Mexican Civil Society for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders: Espacio OSC
Mr. Alberto Solís Castro, Director of Serapaz / Espacio OSC

European Parliament Agenda on Human Rights in Latin America
Ms. Tania González Peñas, MEP, Podemos / GUE-NGL

Actions of the European Parliament for the Proteccion of Human Rights Defenders in Latin America and Mexico.
Ms. Marina Albiol Guzmán, MEP, Izquierda Unida / GUE-NGL

Questions and Comments

INAUGURATION Photo Project: The Urgent, The Inhospitable and The Sublime

Fernando Cortiglia, Photographer, Author of the Project.

12:00 PM

Brussels – European Parliament
Mezzanine PHS-2nd floor

PRESS CONFERENCE

13:30 PM

Protection of Human Rights Defenders through training and visibility Presentation of “In Defense of Life | Civil Society Observation Mission Report on the situation of Human Rights Defenders in Mexico”

15:00 – 18:00 PM

Brussels – European Parliament
Room A1E1

Moderator: Ms. Olga Guzmán, Advocacy Director CMDPDH.

Welcome and Introduction
Ms. Silvana Mandolessi, President, Conexx-Europe

In Defense of Life | Civil Observation Mission Report on the situation of Human Rights Defenders in Mexico
Ms. Elvira Domínguez Redondo, Associate Professor of International Law, Middlesex Unversity

From victims to Human Rights Defenders
Mr. Juan Carlos Trujillo, Founder of Families in Search María Herrera and Enlaces Nacionales.

 

Preventing Human Rights violations from the European Parliament
Ulrike Lunacek (to be confirmed), The Greens/EFA

The dialogue between the UE and Mexico on Human Rights
Ms. Ana Almeida Campos, Desk Officer of Mexico, EEAS

Challenges in protecting Human Rights (Title TBC)
Ms. Francisca Méndez (TBC), Head of Chancery, Embassy of Mexico in Belgium-UE

The commitment of the European Commission with the protection of human rights defenders
Ms. Martha Méndez, Programme Manager, DG DEVCO – Gobernance, Democracy, Gender and Human Rights

Project summary, lessons learned and future recomendations
Mr. Axel García Carballar, Project coordinator, CMDPDH

INAUGURATION Photo Project: The Urgent, The Inhospitable and The Sublime.

Photographer: Fernando Cortiglia Bosch

22nd October 2015

Brussels – Maison d’Amérique Latine

19:00 PM

Please confirm your attendance by sending a message to difusion@cmdpdh.org. If you need accreditation to enter the European Parliament, please send us your full name, date of birth, nationality, ID type (ID/passport) and ID/passport number.

The event has been supported by

The photo exhibition has been supported by

The MOC was organized by 11 national and international organizations

The event is carried out under the project “Protection of human rights defenders through its training and visibility” developed by the Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos, Preace Brigades International UK and Conexx-Europe. The event has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of this event are the sole responsability of the Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos and Conexx-Europe and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

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