Honduran Mining Activist Panning for Justice

“Bearing Witness: Panning for Justice” The NGO Committee on the United Nations International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples seeks to present, promulgate and promote UN activities for the Decade for Indigenous Peoples. Founded in 1991, it is a Special Committee of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO). […]

Central America Leaders Meet with UN Secretary General

Leaders of Central America from Belize, Panama and the Dominican Republic will join Honduras to make a formal presentation to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon today. The topic is Regional Security, Environment and Climate Change, and the Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (Comisión Contra la Impunidad en Guatemala [CCIG]). The President arrived in Guatemala […]

UN Issues Statement Addressing Honduras

A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the Honduran Government to take immediate action to end violence against journalists in the Central American country where, they said, seven media professionals have been killed during the past six weeks, and several others have been threatened. “We urge the Government to take all necessary […]

Meet Honduras’ New Ambassador to the U.N.

Honduras’s ambassador to the Organization of the United Nations (UN), is Mary Elizabeth Flores Flake “Lizzy”. She is the daughter of former President Carlos Roberto Flores (1998-2002). She is a journalist and lawyer, and has held management positions in the Liberal Party. Lizzy has served as a Member of the National Congress of Honduras, and […]