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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…
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Preliminary observations of the Special Rapporteur on the Law to food

In the period that extended from September 12 to 21 of this year, our country had the visit of the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations, Hilal Elver, with the objective of evaluating the realization of the right to food in the country, to…
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FUNDEPS and ARCOR met in conciliation hearing before consumer association

Last Tuesday, November 13, the consumer association Action and Defense of the Consumer and Tenant (ADCOIN) received representatives of Arcor and the Foundation for the Development of Sustainable Policies (FUNDEPS) in an extrajudicial conciliation…
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UN Committee ends report on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Argentina

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concluded on September 28 the fourth report of Argentina on the implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. After an interactive…
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Complaint against the Arcor campaign "Your fair share" before the Ombudsman for Children and Adolescents

Supported by public health organizations from across the region, FUNDEPS files a complaint against the Arcor campaign "Your fair share" with the Ombudsman for Children and Adolescents. In mid-September of this year, Arcor launched the advertising…