The III World Forum on Human Rights will take place in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, from March 20 to 24, 2023, with the participation of international leaders, organizations and activists from more than 70 countries.
The event will be inaugurated on March 20 at 6:00 p.m. by President Alberto Fernández; the president of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, Estela de Carlotto; the Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, and the director of the International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH-UNESCO), Fernanda Gil Lozano.
The activities will be carried out in 4 simultaneous venues: the Human Rights and Memory Space ex ESMA (AV. del Libertador 8151, CABA); the Kirchner Cultural Center (Sarmiento 151, CABA); the Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Design -FADU- (Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Ciudad Universitaria, CABA), and the National Atomic Energy Commission (Av. del Libertador 8250, CABA).
More than 150 international speakers will participate in the debates , including former presidents such as Pepe Mujica, Evo Morales, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Ernesto Samper and Rafael Correa. Also referents such as the former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón; Rita Segato; Shui-Meng; Fabian Salvioli; Luis Moreno Ocampo; Morris Tidball-Binz; Haydee Oberreuter; Karine Ruel, and many more.
In addition, there will be more than 1,000 panels, workshops, book presentations, and cultural activities, and will include the Festival 40 years for democracy and human rights , with concerts by important artists. The Forum will culminate with the march on Friday, March 24 in commemoration of the Day of Memory, Truth and Justice.
The Forum is organized by the CIPDH/UNESCO and the national government, and the National Organizing Committee (CON) is made up of more than ninety government and civil society institutions, and more than 950 organizations already participate in the 24 Thematic Commissions to carry out their activities. to the Forum, which makes it a collective, participatory and open construction.
In the debates, the main advances and challenges in terms of discrimination, environmentalism, gender, access to justice, human trafficking and many more topics will be addressed .
Registration to the public can be done online on this website. You can also access the full program of the event.