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Peace Brigades International: promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights since 1981. - Human Rights Defenders - An overview of PBI’s work - Situation for HRDs in Mexico - International Protective Accompaniment - PBI’s Advocacy Work - What can YOU do?.

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peace brigades international promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights since 1981
Peace Brigades International:

promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights since 1981

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- Human Rights Defenders- An overview of PBI’s work- Situation for HRDs in Mexico- International Protective Accompaniment- PBI’s Advocacy Work- What can YOU do?

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UN Declaration on HRDs“Everyone has the right, individually and in association with others, to promote and to strive for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms at the national and international levels”

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“It is not easy being a human rights defender; in too many countries it is dangerous, plain dangerous,” ex United Nations Special Rapporteur Margaret Sekaggya

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- What is PBI?- International NGO, 30yrs- “Open and maintain spaces in which HRDs can work”- Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Nepal- Non-violence - Non-partisanship- Non-interference

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PBI in Mexico-Since 2000- Mexico City-Guerrero-Oaxaca- Migrant rights, an end to impunity, indigenous rights, land rights, environmental rights, women’s rights

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Examples of “persuasion”- Implementation of sentences and protective measure of the Interamerican system- A Governmental Protection Mechanism for HRDs

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What can YOU do?- Be part of Support Network- Publicise PBI, HRDs, Mexican situation- Volunteer!- Donate- Facilitate contacts-Bear us in mind!

ben leather pbidf@pbi mexico org susana nistal repeuropa@pbi mexico org
Ben Leatherpbidf@pbi-mexico.orgSusana Nistalrepeuropa@pbi-mexico.org