Frank La Rue
Frank La Rue
Frank
La Rue
Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information
UNESCO
Guatemala
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Frank La Rue (born in 1952) is a Guatemalan labor and human rights law expert and served as UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, from August 2008 to August 2014. Along with American Human Rights attorneys, Anna Gallagher and Wallie Mason, Mr. La Rue is the founder of the Center for Legal Action for Human Rights (CALDH) and has been involved in the promotion of human rights for over 25 years. He was nominated for the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize by Mairead Corrigan, Northern Irish peace activist and 1976 laureate. Currently, Mr La Rue is new Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information at UNESCO.