Oscar Vilhena Vieira

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2003
Conectas Direitos Humanos
Related TopicsHuman Rights & Equality

Citation

This profile was prepared when Oscar Vilhena Vieira was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Introduction
A recognized and respected leader in the area of human rights, Oscar Vilhena Vieira has pioneered the creation of a range of projects and activities in the human rights field both, in Brazil, to ensure that human rights guaranteed in the constitution come to be respected in practice and, at the international level, to change the focus from North-South linkages to South-South dialogue and cooperation.
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