Strengthening the Inter-American Human Rights System 

CEJIL promotes and enriches critical dialogue on the Inter-American System through the production of reports and analyses as well as the publication of position papers and an annual Journal, all with the aim of fostering discussion on important human rights issues. At the same time, CEJIL monitors and publicizes the nomination and election process for members of the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights. 


The 46th OAS General Assembly will be held in Dominican Republic

The Assembly is expected to take place on June 13th, 14th and 15th June 2016.

Get to know the Summit of the Americas' "Mandates to Action"

The document attempts to addressregional challenges in the areas of education, health, energy, environment,migration, security, citizen participationand democratic governance. 
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Why is important the strengthening of IASHR?

Tirza Flores Lanza was dismissed from her post as a Court of Appeals Judge in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, for declaring herself against the coup d’état in June of 2009.  In this video Tirza highlights the quick response of the IACHR after the coup.

Civil society organizations issued a declarartion on migration in the Americas at the VII Summit of the Americas

Civil society organizations participating in the Forum for Civil Society and Social Actors of the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama City issued a declarartion on migration in the Americas. Read the statement here.