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The Inter-American System of Human Rights: Lights, shadows and new paths

Thursday, December 10, 2020 (International Human Day)
1:00 PM PST
Zoom – online event

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Promise Institute for Human Rights launch of Spanish Language Speaker Series

Una mesa redonda sobre la relevancia y future del Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos / A round-table discussion on the relevance and future of the the Inter-American Human Rights System.

Moderating the discussion will be Promise Institute Visiting Professor James Cavallaro. Cavallaro was elected to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in June of 2013 and served as president of the Commission from 2016-2017. The discussion will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation.


José Miguel Vivanco, Director of Human Rights Watch Americas Division

Patricia Arce Guzmán (Quechua), Senator for the Department of Cochabamba, Bolivia (invited)

Claudio Nash Rojas, Coordinator of the Cathedra of Human Rights, University of Chile

Silvia Serrano Guzmán, Associate Director of the O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law Center

Hosted by the Promise Institute for Human Rights; Co-sponsored by the University Network for Human Rights, UCLA Latin American Institute, and UCLA American Indian Studies Center



Dec 10 2020


1:00 PM


Zoom (Online Event)


The Promise Institute for Human Rights

Other Organizers

UCLA American Indian Studies center
UCLA Latin American Institute
University Network for Human Rights

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