The Impact of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the Americas



Honorable Judge Diego García-Sayán, Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Date and Time

April 4, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Open to the public.

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CISAC Conference Room

Diego García-Sayán was elected President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights for the 2010-11 and reelected for the term 2012-2013. He was the first Peruvian to be elected President of the Court. He has  served as a judge on the court since 2004. During his distinguished career, Judge García-Sayán has served as Minister of Justice of Perú, and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Perú and as a member of the Peruvian Congress.  He founded the Andean Commission of Jurists and was the Chairperson of the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances.  Judge García-Sayán is a university professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and author of many publications on international law and human rights.


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Honorable Judge Diego García-Sayán