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October 15, 2019.

The independent expert body that oversees the implementation of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearances of the United Nations elected a new Bureau.

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October 10, 2019.

This year on World Mental Health Day the recommendation, by the World Health Organization, is to focus on suicide prevention.

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October 9, 2019.

After visiting the southern province, the Prison Ombudsman Francisco Mugnolo celebrated the decision of the Neuquen Legislature, which, through the Human Rights Commission, presented the proposal to create the Committee. It will be the eighth committee in the country.

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October 8, 2019.

The fifth stage of the project “Strengthening of Human Rights Protection Mechanisms for Persons Deprived of Liberty” was carried out between the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office and the National Institute of Human Rights (INDH for its acronym in Spanish) of Chile. The objective was to strengthen technical capacities in the promotion and protection of human rights at the regional level.

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October 3, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman's National Office will provide a new training day in order to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol. The workshop, declared of Provincial Interest by the House of Representatives, will be held in the province of Misiones where meetings will be held with members of the Provincial Committee for the Prevention of Torture.

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September 30, 2019.

On September 25, the PPN participated in the First Discussion on the criminal type of torture in the Annex of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of the Nation. The meeting was convened by the National Committee for the Prevention of Torture.

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September 20, 2019.

The document was presented as a result of the collective collaboration of the participating entities of the 1st International Congress of the Corpora en Libertad Network, which was held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on February 7 and 8, 2019.

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September 21, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office celebrates student's day by highlighting the importance of the right to education for persons deprived of liberty.

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September 20, 2019.

On September 16, different organizations were invited to participate in the First Roundtable Discussion on the Protection of Rights during Pregnancy, Birth and Lactation. The activity was carried out within the framework of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

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September 19, 2019.

With the aim of promoting compliance with the Istanbul Protocol, the PPN will conduct a training workshop for the public in the province of Mendoza. Meetings will also be held with members of the provincial committee for the prevention of torture.

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September 19, 2019.

The PPN participated in the VI Human Rights Seminar in the province of Mendoza. This evento was organized by the Latin American Center for Human Rights (CLADH for its acronym in Spanish), together with the Secretariat of Extension of the Faculty of Law of the National University of Cuyo.

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September 18, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office expresses concern about the criminalization that Professor Iñaki Rivera Beiras is undergoing for his work in defense of the rights of prisoners.

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