Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (Corte IDH)
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Cour interaméricaine des droits de l'homme
Corte Interamericana dos Direitos Humanos
1978-07-18 Washington DC USA
Established 18 Jul 1978, Washington DC (USA), on entry into force of the T-XT6916 - Inter-American Convention on Human Rights (Pact of San José de Costa Rica) - Pact of San José, Costa Rica – Pacto de San José de Costa Rica - signed 22 Nov 1969. An autonomous judicial institution of the D-XD3030 - OAS. Previously also known under the acronym CIDH.
Apply and interpret the American Convention on Human Rights.
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Composed of 7 judges from OAS member countries, including President and Vice-President elected from among its own members (2-year terms, renewable) and 5 judges of the Tribunal. Judges are elected for 6-year terms by States Party at the General Assembly of OAS and meeting regularly 4 times a year. Secretariat.
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