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

On November 29, the Inter-American Court opened its third edition of the specialized training course on “Impunity and Serious Human Rights Violations”, in El Salvador. The event was attended by the President of the Court, Judge Elizabeth Odio Benito, who through virtual means highlighted the importance of investigating, prosecuting, possibly punishing, and repairing serious human rights violations. The Course will be held from November 29 to December 2 through the videoconferencing platform of the “Dr. Arturo Zeledón Castrillo ” Judicial Training Academy of El Salvador, with the participation of some 30 attendees from the field of justice administration, including judges, prosecutors, officers from the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic and the Office of the Attorney for the Defense of 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 “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” project. It is implemented by the Inter-American Court with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (COSUDE), the National Council of the Judiciary (CNJ) and the “Dr. Arturo Zeledón Castrillo” Judicial Training Academy of El Salvador. The course is led by Dr. Elizabeth Salmón Grátate.