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Forum on “An Outlook on the Disabled, HIV and Sexual Diversity”

Fecha: (5/25/2016 10:36:06 AM)

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Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. A forum on “An Outlook on the Disabled, HIV and Sexual Diversity” took place May 16-18 at which the IIHR was represented by Jorge Padilla, Coordinator of the Center of Resources and Studies for Education in Human Rights.

Mr. Padilla opened the forum by speaking on the “Thirty-five years since the ratification of the American Convention on Human Rights by Mexico.” He also participated in a panel discussion on “Inter-American Jurisprudence and the Rights of the Disabled” and was in charge of the closing session .

The event was held on the campuses of the Latina de América, Contemporánea de las Américas, Vasco de Quiroga, Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo and La Salle universities, which provided an important and varied platform for the participants who were public officials, judges, state legislators, activists, students and professors in the areas of law, political science, sociology and other academic fields and persons interested in the matter .

The activity was organized by the Nactional Commission of Human Rights of Mexico and the Tribunal of Administrative Justice of Michoacán de Ocampo in association with the aforementioned universities and the State Commission of Human Rights of Michoacán .

Pictured are Luis Roberto Mantilla, Rector of the Universidad Latina de América; Víctor Serrato, President of the State Commission of Human Rights of Michoacán; Adalberto Méndez, Director of the area of the Disabled of the National Commission of Human Rights of Mexico; Jorge Padilla, of the IIHR; the representative of the Universidad Contemporánea de las Américas, and Arturo Bucio, President of the Tribunal of Administrative Justice of Michoacán de Ocampo .

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