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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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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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