San José, Costa Rica, December 10, 2021
On International Human Rights Day, the President-Elect of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights Judge Ricardo Pérez Manrique and the Vice President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Beatriz Argimón, participated in the Award Ceremony for Advanced Law Students who have completed an Internship at the Uruguayan Office of the Court Judge. Also, present were the Deans of the Law Faculties at the University of the Republic, the Catholic University of Uruguay, CLAEH University, the Business University and the University of Montevideo.
At the event, Judge Ricardo Pérez Manrique highlighted the importance of working collaboratively with various bodies for the protection of human rights across the continent, with on-going communication regarding respect for human rights in the region’s different countries.
Judge Pérez Manrique’s statements to the press can be seen here: https://youtu.be/E7Hbod8NqVc