Andean Commission of Jurists (ACJ)
Commission andine des juristes
Comisión Andina de Juristas (CAJ)
1980 Bogota Colombia
Headquarters moved to Lima (Peru) in 1982.
Encourage institutional reform favourable to continuity of constitutional order and reinforcement of democracy; reform administration of justice, establishing an independent and efficient system with a spirit of democracy, increasing legitimacy of the judiciary and public confidence in it, and ensuring integrity of judges; promote recognition and observance of the rights of indigenous peoples in Andean countries so that legislation reflects the multi-ethnic and pluri-cultural nature of society in the region and the value and identity of the indigenous population; protect and work towards observance of human rights in the region, encouraging greater use and efficacy of mechanisms designed for this purpose nationally and throughout the region.
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