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CADAL urges not to vote in favor of Ziegler's nomination at UN
March 24, 2008
In a letter sent to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of seven democratic countries member of the UN Council of Human Rights, the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) expressed its concern with regards to the possible election of Jean Ziegler next March 26, 2008, candidate proposed by Switzerland as member of the Consulting Committee at the Human Rights Council. CADAL is concerned because Mr. Ziegler's nomination does not follow the requirement of honesty, indepedence and impartiality required for that job.

In a letter sent to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of seven democratic countries member of the UN Council of Human Rights, the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) expressed its concern with regards to the possible election of Jean Ziegler next March 26, 2008, candidate proposed by Switzerland as member of the Consulting Committee at the Human Rights Council. CADAL is concerned because Mr. Ziegler's nomination does not follow the requirement of honesty, indepedence and impartiality required for that job.