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Inter-American Court opened its third edition of the Course on Impunity and Serious Human Rights Violations, in Honduras


San José, Costa Rica, November 23, 2021. - On November 22, the Inter-American Court opened its third edition of the specialized training Course on “Impunity and Serious Human Rights Violations”, in Honduras. The event was attended by the President of the Court, Judge Elizabeth Odio Benito, who, through virtual media, highlighted the importance of fighting impunity. The Course will be held from November 22 to 25 on the videoconferencing platform of the "Francisco Salomón Jiménez Castro" Judicial Academy of Honduras, with the participation of more than 35 people from justice administration, including judges, agents the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic and the National Commissioner for Human Rights, as well as other key institutions for the protection of human rights in the country. 

This training program is a part of the activities under the project “Strengthening the Protection of Human Rights and the Rule of Law through jurisprudential dialogue, optimization of capacities and compliance with Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras”. It is facilitated by the Inter-American Court with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (COSUDE), the “Francisco Salomón Jiménez Castro” Judicial Academy of Honduras, the Attorney General's Office and the Public Ministry of Honduras training school. The course will be led by PhD. Elizabeth Salmón Grátate.