Training on human rights and control of conventionality

Fecha: (6/20/2018 10:45:52 AM)


San José, Costa Rica. The Institute is collaborating in a course on “The International Law of Human Rights and Control of Conventionality,” which is being held over a period of three and a half days from June 7 to 29, 2018 at the Training and Supervision Unit of the Public Ministry of Costa Rica. The course’s objective is to develop the competences and skills of prosecutors through knowledge of international systems, instruments and standards of protection with the idea of ensuring their compliance and respect in exercising their functions.


Among the topics of the course, in which Jorge Padilla, IIHR Coordinator of Education, is participating as a lecturer, are the International Law of Human Rights, international State responsibiity and the functioning of the organs of the Inter-American System of Human Rights, as well as the concept and evolution of control of conventionality in the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. This training of the prosecutors from throughout the country and the personnel of the Office of Attention to and Protection of Victims of Crimes will close with a guided visit to the Inter-American Court.