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The Inter-American Commission presents its annual report 2018

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) presented its Annual Report 2018 at the end of last month, in which it reports the work carried out throughout the year. This report constitutes the main instrument of accountability of the…
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We present a report to the IACHR on the rights of the elderly

In the framework of the public consultation carried out by the Unit on the Rights of Older Persons of the IACHR, Fundeps, together with other civil society organizations, presented a report on national systems for the protection of the rights…
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Healthy school environments: a key policy in the fight against childhood overweight and obesity

The Ministry of Health of the Nation published a document that condenses a series of recommendations for the implementation of policies to prevent overweight and obesity in children and adolescents (NNyA) in educational institutions. It…
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At the Cosquin Rock violates the regulations on tobacco advertising

In a survey conducted by FUNDEPS and ALIAR in the well-known music festival "Cosquín Rock", actions were detected that violate the national and provincial regulations on the advertising of tobacco products. “Below, we offer a google translate…
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The National Coalition to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Children and Adolescents spoke in favor of the frontal labeling of warnings

The National Coalition to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Children and Adolescents, a network of civil society organizations created with the support of UNICEF Argentina, spoke in favor of the adoption by our country of a frontal labeling of…
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Arcor responded to the complaint filed with the Ombudsman for Children and Adolescents

The company Arcor presented a report to the Ombudsman for Children and Adolescents (NNyA) arguing that the campaign "your fair share" is respectful of current legislation and does not violate the rights of children and adolescents. “Below,…
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The tobacco companies lose a battle: Tierra del Fuego can display cigarettes in kiosks

The province of Tierra del Fuego regulated the law nº 1203 of control of smoking, sanctioned on December 15, 2017. The regulations are called to be the highest national standard because, besides incorporating the complete prohibition of advertising,…
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Frontal labeling of warnings: a necessary policy to protect the right to health

The Ministry of Health published a bibliographic review document of front labeling options. The highest health authority in our country explicitly recommends the frontal labeling of warnings. It is urgent to turn those recommendations into…
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We present a report on the human rights situation in Argentina before the IACHR

On October 30, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a communiqué inviting civil society organizations and other interested social actors of the Organization of American States (OAS) to send information on the situation.…
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We assume the coordination of the Free Alliance of Smoke of Argentina

On November 8, together with Lic. Patricia Croci, we assumed the coordination of the Argentine Tobacco Smoke Free Alliance (ALIAR). “Below, we offer a google translate version of the original article in Spanish. This translation may not be…