IACHR

Basic Documents in the Inter-American System

Introduction  
American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man  
American Convention on Human Rights

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications

Documents of the 1969 Inter-American Conference on Human Rights
(travaux préparatoires) - Only available in Spanish
Where the American Convention on Human Rights was adopted






 


 

 

Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications



 



 
Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic,
Social and Cultural Rights "Protocol of San Salvador"

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications



 


 
Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to Abolish the Death Penalty

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications

Travaux préparatoires

Observations on the draft additional protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights on abolition of the death penalty - Argentina
 

Observations on the draft additional protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to abolish the death penalty - Bolivia
 

Observations to the draft additional protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to abolish the death penalty - Colombia
 

Draft additional protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights to abolish the death penalty - Uruguay
 

Observations on the draft additional protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights relative to abolition of the death penalty - Venezuela



 


 


 

 


 


 

 


 

 


Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence
against Women "Convention of Belem do Pará"

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications



 


 
Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications



 


 
Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Person
with Disabilities

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications



 


 
Inter-American Convention Against All Forms of Discrimination and Intolerance

        Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications
 
Inter-American Convention Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, and Related Forms of Intolerance

        Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications
 
 
Charter of the Organization of American States

Signatures and Current Status of Ratifications



 


 
Inter-American Democratic Charter  
Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression  
Principles and Best Practices on the Protection of Persons Deprived of Liberty in the Americas  
Statute of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights  
Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Previous Rules of Procedure (not in force)

 
Rules of Procedure of the IACHR on the Legal Assistance Fund of the Inter-American Human Rights System    
Statute of the Inter-American Court on Human Rights  
Rules of Procedure of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights