Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro
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Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro is a commissioner and rapporteur on children with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and Organization of America States. He co-chairs with former Irish President Mary Robinson an Eminent Persons Panel, appointed by the Swiss Government, which in 2009 published the Agenda for Human Rights: Protecting Dignity. From 2004 to 2007 he was an advisor to the International Committee of the Red Cross. In 2003 Pinheiro was appointed by the UN Secretary-General as independent expert, to prepare an in-depth study on violence against children. He presented the World Report on Violence against Children in 2006 and has since followed up the recommendations of the report with work that was profiled in 2009 in the Lancet medical journal. Pinheiro held the position of UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Burundi from 1995 to 1998 and in Myanmar from 2000 to 2008. Paolo Pinheiro is adjunct professor of international relations at the Watson Institute at Brown University. He served as Brazil's secretary of state for human rights under President Fernando Henrique Cardoso and as rapporteur of the Brazilian government's National Human Rights Plans of 1996 and 2002.


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as author at  The Academic Council on the United Nations System 23rd Annual Meeting,
together with: Bertrand G. Ramcharan (chairman), Mary Robinson, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Manfred Nowak,
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as author at  The Academic Council on the United Nations System 23rd Annual Meeting,