Eighth International Conference for National Human Rights Institutions

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Migration: The role of National Institutions

Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 23-27 October 2006
 
At its 17th session in April 2006, the International Coordinating Committee (ICC) agreed that the 8th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions be entitled “Migration: The role of National Institutions.” The International Conference was hosted by the Defensoría del Pueblo de Bolivia and held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, from 24 to 26 October 2006. The International Conference was preceded by a forum of Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Press release

 

Santa Cruz Declaration

 

Final Report

 

Statements/Speeches

  • Statement of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Louise Arbour, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 24 Oct. 2006
    English     Spanish     French
  • Welcome speech by Mr Morten Kjaerum, Chairperson of the ICC
    English     Spanish     French

 

News

 

Conference Structure

  • I. NGO FORUM  23 October 2006
    • Theme: Migration: The role of National Institutions
  • II. MAIN CONFERENCE  24-26 October 2006
    • Theme: Migration: The role of National Institutions
    • Working groups:
      • Migrants / prevention of racism
      • Irregular migrants
      • Smuggling and trafficking
      • Migration, human rights and development
      • Groups in focus
  • III. INSTITUTIONAL SESSION OF THE ICC  26-27 October 2006
    • Themes:
      • Sub-Committee accreditation recommendations to the ICC in relation to the accreditation of NHRIs
      • Discussions concerning the Human Rights Council
      • Other issues

 

Contact Details

Organization​
Defensoria de Bolivia
UN OHCHR
UN OHCHR
Contact person  Ms. Sonia Soto Rios – Representante de Defensor del Pueblo en Santa Cruz  Mr. Santiago Martinez de Orense Ms. Jacqueline Broussin 
Phone     ​ +254 20 271 7928​ +41.22.928.9618​ +41.22.917.9283  ​
Fax​ +254 20 271 6160​ +41.22.928.9018​ +41.22.917.9018
Email​ cabong@knchr.org mseutcheu@ohchr.org jbroussin@ohchr.org
8internationalconference@ohchr.org

 

Information note (Updated 17 Aug)

 

Background paper

  • Background paper for the 8th International Conference (as of 20 Oct 2006)
    English     French     Spanish

Background documents

Programme for the 8th International Conference - Migration: The role of National Institutions

International Co-ordinating Committee of National Institutions for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (ICC)

  • Eighteenth Session of the ICC was held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 26-27 October 2006
    Agenda: English     French    Spanish
  • Draft Report of the Seventeenth Session of the ICC, 12 and 13 April 2006, Geneva
    English