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Health and law: internship at the O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University

Internship rented in January, February and March 2017 at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
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Joint submission of reports to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Social

Together with civil society organizations in Argentina, we report to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) on the level of compliance by Argentina with its human rights obligations.
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We participate in the Hack(at)ONG 2017

On September 16, we participated again in the Hack(at)ONG, this time in its 2017 edition. This is a marathon of programming in which civil society organizations, developers and programmers, are to innovate in civic applications.
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Introducing amicus curiae to defend the right to information and health

Together with the Inter-American Heart Foundation (FIC), Argentina presented an amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court of Colombia on August 10, in a cause of censorship of a campaign to raise awareness of the effects of sugary drinks.
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One month after the suspension of pensions, many people with disabilities remain unanswered

We express our concern about the unsatisfactory responses of the Ministry of Social Development and non-compliance with due process regarding the massive suspensions of non-contributory pensions of persons with disabilities.
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First meeting of the National Commission on Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention

Buenos Aires, July 18. We participated in the first meeting of the National Commission on Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention that takes place in the Ministry of Health of the Nation. Institutions and personalities specialized in the subject are involved.
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Organizations demand continuity of discontinued disability pensions

More than 25 civil society organizations demanded the Minister of Social Development, Carolina Stanley, the immediate restoration of all disability pensions suspended and withdrawn retroactively, and all social or health benefits that they They derive. In addition, we raise the insufficiency of the explanations given publicly
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The National Executive presented a draft for the approval of the Convention on the Protection of Human Rights of Older Persons

On August 8 , the National Executive presented a bill before Congress for the approval of the Inter-American Convention on the Protection of Human Rights of Older Persons. Although Argentina played a key role in the negotiation process in the…