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Inter-American Court concludes the Fourth Edition of its Case Law Refresher Course in Honduras

San José, Costa Rica, August 12, 2022. On August 9, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights concluded the fourth edition of its refresher Diploma Course on the Case Law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The closing ceremony was attended by the lawyer Elsa Calderón Godoy, Director of the "Francisco Salomón Jiménez Castro" Judicial School of Honduras. Over 50 people actively participated in the diploma course, both virtually and in person, including magistrates from appeals chambers, prosecutors and officers of the Attorney General's Office, among other key officials for the protection of human rights in Honduras. Participants deepened their knowledge of substantive aspects of the administration of justice and human rights, particularly those issues related to Articles 8 and 25 of the American Convention.

The seminars of the module on administration of justice were hosted at the facilities of the Judicial School of Honduras and were presented by professors Claudia Martin, Co-Director of the Academy of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law and Resident Professor at American University Washington College of Law, and Julieta Di Corleto, Deputy Official Public Defender of the National Public Defender’s Office of the Nation of Argentina in charge of the General Secretariat of Training and Jurisprudence of the Public Ministry of Defense.

This Diploma is part of the "Strengthening the Protection of Human Rights and the Rule of Law through jurisprudential dialogue, optimization of institutional capacities and compliance with the Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras” project, signed with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), which seeks to optimize the capacities of the judicial administration officers for the application of International Human Rights Law and the case law of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.