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IIHR Executive Director signs an agreement of cooperation with the Secretariat of National Defense of Mexico

Fecha: (1/30/2017 10:29:40 AM)

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Mexico City. On January 25, 2017 at the Headquarters of the Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA), IIHR Executive Director, José Thompson, signed an agreement of cooperation with the head of that Secretariat, General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda. The agreement makes possible different activities of human rights promotion, research and dissemination as well as academic and cultural initiatives directed to members of the Mexican Army and Air Force.

Among the possible activities are congresses, seminars, conferences and workshops, joint publications on inter-American human rights norms, all of which are part of the IIHR mandate.

Mr. Thompson was accompanied by Jorge Padilla, Coordinator of the IIHR Center of Resources and Studies on Education in Human Rights.

In the photograph, General José Carlos Beltrán, Director of Human Rights of  SEDENA, José Thompson and Jorge Padilla.

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