Independent experts launch report evaluating candidates for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

31 May 2018   |   Press Release
Washington D.C., May 31, 2018 —A group of four leading regional human rights experts has called on the Organization of American States (OAS) and its member states to strengthen their commitment to a more transparent selection of judges to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, while also reviewing the four candidates standing for election... More

Promoting Accountability in El Salvador: The Case of El Mozote

23 May 2018   |   News
On February 27, 2018, The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission held a briefing to ensure accountability for grave human rights abuses committed during El Salvador’s civil war, examined through the lens of the El Mozote massacre. The briefing reviewed the history of the massacre and its impact, discussed the challenges involved in the legal... More

Combating Corruption in Mexico: Challenges and Opportunities

18 May 2018   |   News
RSVP May 30, 2018 9:00am - 11:00am Inter-American Dialgoue, 1155 15th St NW, Suite 800 Corruption has proven to be one of the most significant issues in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election. With at least 14 former or current governors under investigation for corruption charges and Mexico placing last among OECD countries in Transpare... More

Hearing: Reports of Human Rights Violations and Criminalization of Defenders in the Context of Extractive Industries in Nicaragua

03 May 2018   |   News
  Monday, May 7, 2018 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Hotel Crowne Plaza, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic   About this hearing: In recent years, Nicaragua has loosened socio-environmental safeguards and reduced citizen participation in mining concessions. Whereas the mining companies and the government benefit from this trend, it... More

Hearing: Human Rights and the Selection of the Attorney General in Honduras

04 May 2018   |   News
  Monday, May 7, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am Hotel Crowne Plaza, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic     About the hearing: The objective of this hearing is to provide the IACHR with relevant information on the developing conditions surrounding the election process of a new Attorney General in Honduras. This is of vital importance... More

Independent experts evaluate candidates for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

01 May 2018   |   Press Release
(Spanish version only)   Expertos/as independientes evalúan candidatos/as a la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos Washington D.C., 27 de abril del 2018.- Las candidaturas que concursan en junio por los tres puestos vacantes en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (Corte IDH) serán evaluadas por un g... More

Dialogue with candidates for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

30 Apr 2018   |   News
Watch live here (this forum will be held in Spanish without interpretation). More