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The Inter-American Court closed, in El Salvador, the second Course on its Case Law concerning indigenous peoples, environmental rights and human rights defenders


On March 19, the Inter-American Court was with El Salvador to close the second Course for specific training on “Indigenous peoples’ rights, environmental rights and human rights defenders in the case law of the I/A Court H.R.” The course took place from March 17 to 19, 2021, over the virtual platform of the “Dr. Arturo Zeledón Castrillo” Judicial Training Academy of El Salvador, with the participation of over 40 people from the administration of justice, including judges, prosecutors and public defenders, as well as other key institutions for human rights protection in the country.

The training program is part of the project “Strengthening Human Rights Protection and the Rule of Law through Jurisprudential Dialog, Capacity Building and Enforcement of the Judgments of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras,” that the Inter-American Court is holding with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (COSUDE) and the National Council of the Judiciary of El Salvador (CNJ). Instructors in the course were Dr. Juana María Ibáñez Rivas and Dr. Raquel Irigoyen Fajardo.