Creation of the Institute
In the last decade, institutions for the protection and education of Human Rights have been created in most countries in the world and the region. In Chile, the creation of the INDH was initially contained in the conclusions of the Rettig Report (1991) to create a respectful culture around human rights.
The INDH was born as a space that looks at, reflects, and reviews our country’s history to install human rights in our present and promote them with strength and permanence into the future.
The bill N ° 20,405 that creates the National Human Rights Institute entered Congress …
Its legislative process ended with the approval of the additive veto of the President of the…
On Tuesday, November 24, 2009, in the Montt Varas Room of the Palacio de la Moneda, President Bachelet…
On Tuesday, November 24, 2009, in the Montt Varas Room of the Palacio de la Moneda, President Bachelet led the enactment ceremony of Law 20,405. It fulfilled the last step to convert into law the initiative that had as its objective the creation of the Institute of Human Rights as an autonomous corporation with its patrimony, and whose actions are supervised by the Comptroller General of the Republic.
On July 20, 2010, the constitutive act of the INDH was held, whose 2010-2013 Council was made up of Miguel Luis…
On July 20, 2010, the constitutive act of the INDH was held, whose Council 2010-2013 was made up of Miguel Luis Amunátegui, Lorena Fries, Sergio Fuenzalida, Roberto Garretón, Claudio González, Enrique Núñez, Pamela Pereira, Manuel Núñez, María Luisa Sepúlveda, Luis Hermosilla and Eugenio Díaz. As Director of the INDH, Councilor Lorena Fries is elected.
Pamela Pereira leaves the Council, being replaced by Carolina Carrera. Likewise – in March 2012 – he resigned…
In July 2011, Pamela Pereira left the Council, being replaced by Carolina Carrera. Likewise – in March 2012 – Eugenio Díaz resigned from the Board, assuming Jorge Contesse as his replacement. In March 2013, Luis Hermosilla left the collegiate body, being appointed in his place, Carlos Frontaura.
The 2013-2016 Council is constituted, whose members are Sebastián Donoso, Manuel Núñez, Carolina Carrera…
On July 2, 2013, the 2013-2016 Council was constituted, whose members are Sebastián Donoso, Manuel Núñez, Carolina Carrera, Carlos Frontaura, Roberto Garretón, Miguel Luis Amunátegui, Mario Fernández, Consuelo Contreras, Claudio González and José Aylwin. As Director of the INDH, Councilor Lorena Fries is elected unanimously.
Mario Fernández resigned from the Board, being replaced by Sergio Micco.
Lorena Fries completed her second term as Director. Along with her, the councilors also cease to function…
On July 1, 2016, Lorena Fries completed her second term as Director. Along with her, the directors Claudio González, Roberto Garretón, Carlos Frontaura, and Manuel Núñez also cease their duties, who are replaced – since July 4, 2016 – by Margarita Romero, Branislav Marelic, Debbie Guerra, and Eduardo Saffirio.
The Senate ratifies Carlos Frontaura as a Councilor of the INDH for the period 2016 – 2022.
Branislav Marelic Rokov was elected as Director of the INDH for the period 2016 – 2019.
Consuelo Contreras was elected as Director for the period 2018 – 2019.
Sergio Micco was elected as Director for the period 2019-2022.