Our objective is the promotion and impact on public health policies from a human rights perspective. Our principle development activities include: advocacy-oriented research, legal analysis, promotion of legal bills, dissemination for awareness-raising, participation in national and regional working networks, and in international instances of monitoring compliance with human rights obligations.
- Tobacco control
- Healthy eating
- Senior citizen rights
- Research on the scope of human rights committees in the conceptualization of the right to health and its potential impacts on the definition of national policies.
- Development of a digital platform for the awareness and exercise of the rights of senior citizens; and for the visibility of geriatrics enabled in the province of Córdoba to allow for greater social control.
- Research on tobacco marketing strategies at points of sale in Córdoba, as well as labeling and marketing strategies for ultra-processed foods aimed at children in Argentina. Presentation of a bill banning and completely prohibiting the advertising of tobacco products.
- Presentation of amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court of Colombia in defense of the right to adequate food, health, and consumer information
Area Coordinator › Agustina Mozzoni
Agustina is an Attorney at the National University of Córdoba and has been a recipient of the 2015 honor roll. She has been an intern at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University.
She currently serves as “research assistant” in the research team on Social Rights within the Center for Legal and Social Research of the National University of Cordoba.
Area Coordinator › Maga Ailén Merlo Vijarra
Maga is a lawyer from the Faculty of Law of the National University of Córdoba (UNC). She has a master’s degree in Procedural Law from the Universidad Empresarial Siglo 21. She has participated in numerous courses, seminars and congresses related to the area of public policies, human rights and management of social projects. She has been part of various organizations aimed at meeting the demands of groups in vulnerable situations.