Mexico; Organization of American States: Agreement to Provide Human Rights Training for Mexican Judges
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(Nov 16, 2011) On October 14, 2011, Mexico's Supreme Court and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (a part of the Organization of American States) signed an agreement whereby the Commission will collaborate with the Court in order to provide training, on a permanent basis, to all Mexican federal judges on the interpretation of the treaties concerning human rights to which Mexico is a signatory party. (Press Release, No. 178/2011, Suscribe la SCJN, en Washington, Acuerdo de Cooperación con la Secretaría General de la OEA, por Medio de la CIDH (Oct, 14, 2011) Mexican Supreme Court website [search by date and number].)
Mexico is currently a signatory to the following treaties:
· the American Convention on Human Rights;
· the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture;
· the Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty; and
· the Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women. (Basic Documents Pertaining to Human Rights in the Inter-American System (updated June 30, 2010), Inter-American Commission on Human Rights website.)
|Author:||Gustavo Guerra More by this author|
|Topic:||Human rights and civil liberties More on this topic|
|Jurisdiction:||Mexico More about this jurisdiction|
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Last updated: 11/16/2011