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November 4, 2019.

An exchange day was held between the Prison Ombudsman National Office and the Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada. The Prison Ombudsman Francisco Mugnolo, the Correctional Investigator Ivan Zinger and the Executive Director Marie-France Kingsley participated.

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November 1, 2019.

The training workshop to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol is organized by the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office. It was developed in Chaco, Mendoza and Misiones. This time it was the turn of the City of Buenos Aires, the event was broadcast live and audiovisual records are available in the official PPN account on Facebook.

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October 31, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman, Francisco Mugnolo, participated in the conference organized by the International Association of Correctional Institutions and Prisons (ICPA) in order to reflect the tasks of our institution.

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October 25, 2019.

This week, the Prison Ombudsman presented the guides produced by students of the UBA Social Work career, cis women and LGBT + people detained and released.

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October 24, 2019.

Despite the fact that in our current legislation, the execution of the penalty would only imply the restriction of outpatient freedom, currently convicted persons still do not have access to other fundamental rights, such as the right to vote.

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October 18, 2019.

The conflict resolution program was created by the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office with an innovative approach in terms of violence control and prevention agencies. The event was supported by UNDP and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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October 18, 2019.

Last week the new official statistics on the prison issue in Argentina were published, produced within the framework of the National System of Statistics on the Execution of Penalties (SNEEP for its acronym in Spanish) of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation.

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October 18, 2019.

On October 30, November 6 and November 13, the PPN will hold the Workshop “Contributions of medicine in the prevention and punishment of torture. Training workshop to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol ”, at the National Academy of Medicine, from 2 pm to 6 pm. The conference will be broadcast live on the social networks of the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office.

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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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