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Inter-American Court of Human Rights concluded its third edition of its Refresher Course On Case Law, in Honduras


San José, Costa Rica, September 1, 2021.- On August 31, the Court concluded its third edition of its Refresher Course Diploma on the Court’s Case Law, in Honduras. The closing ceremony was attended by the Deputy Director of the “Francisco Salomón Jiménez Castro” Judicial Academy of Honduras, Ingrid Ramos Madrid.

More than 60 judicial administration officers took part in the closing module, including judges, prosecutors from the Public Prosecution Service and officials from the Attorney General’s Office, along with other key officers in the country’s protection of human rights.

During the Program, participants expanded their knowledge on essential aspects of international human rights law and the Inter-American System for the Protection of Human Rights. In addition, they had the opportunity to study the main rights recognized in the American Convention, and concluded the program with an update on case law standards for administration of justice. Professor Claudia Martín, Co-Director of the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Professorial Lecturer in Residence at the American University Washington College of Law, was principal lecturer for the Diploma, with additional participation by Dr. Inti Schubert and Javier Mariezcurrena, Lawyer at the Inter-American Court.

The Course is part of the project “Strengthening the Protection of Human Rights and the Rule of Law through jurisprudential dialogue, optimization of capacities, and compliance with the Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras” signed with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (COSUDE), which Press Release Inter-American Court of Human Rights I/A Court H.R._PR-60/2021 English seeks to optimize the capacity of those working in the administration of justice to apply International Human Rights Law and the Case Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.