Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos (IIDH)
Institut interaméricain des droits de l'homme
Inter-American Institute of Human Rights
Instituto Interamericano de Direitos Humanos
1980-07-30 San José San José Costa Rica
30 Jul 1980, San José (Costa Rica), on signature of an agreement between F-XF8702 - Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (Corte IDH) and the Government of Costa Rica, as an autonomous international academic institution.
Promote and strengthen respect for human rights set out in the "American Convention on Human Rights"; contribute to consolidation of democracy in the Americas through education, research, political mediation, programmes for training, technical assistance in the field of human rights and dissemination of knowledge.
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General Assembly of 40 members, including F-XF8702 - Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (Corte IDH) judges and E-XE7981 - Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) members. Steering Committee of 11 members, including President and 2 Vice-Presidents. Executive Directorate, headed by Executive Director. Directorates (3): Mexico and the Caribbean and K-XN2429 - Centre for Electoral Promotion and Assistance; South America and the Cooperation Office; Central America, and Women's Human Rights. Regional Office at Montevideo (Uruguay); National Office at Bogota (Colombia).
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