Sessions and Hearings

Activities during the
157 Period of Sessions

Tuesday, April 5 / 1.00 to 3.00 pm

2015: A Crucial Year for Freedom of Expression and Democracy in the Americas

Presentation of the 2015 Annual Report of the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the IACHR on the situation of freedom of expression in the hemisphere. The presentation will include interventions by the OAS Secretary General, Luis Almagro, and the President of the IACHR, James Cavallaro. RSVP and contact: chevia@oas.org

The event will be in Spanish and will not have simultaneous translation.

Invitation to the event (in Spanish)

George Washington University
Sala 309, Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St. NW - Washington, DC

Tuesday, April 5 / 6.30 to 8 pm LIVE STREAMING

Presentation of Thematic Reports

- Indígenous Peoples, Communities of African Descent and Extractive Industries

- Violence, Children and Organized Crime

- Legal Standards: Gender Equality and Women´s Rights

- Violence against LGBTI Persons

Invitation to the event

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
1889 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Padhila Vidal Room (TL Level)

Thurdsday, April 7 / 6.30 pm

Dialogue between IACHR and Civil Society

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights holds a dialogue with Civil Society.

Invitation to the event

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
1889 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Rubén Darío Room (8th Floor)

Saturday, April 9 / 4.30 to 5.30 pm LIVE STREAMING

Presentation of the Report "Criminalization of Human Rights Defenders"

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights presents its new report.

Invitation to the event

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
1889 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Padhila Vidal Room (TL Level)

Saturday, April 9 / 9.30 am to 3.30 pm

Regional Consultation of the IACHR and the Inter-American Court and the United Nations with Civil Society in the Americas

Participation only with confirmed registration. Contact: Marisol Blanchard mblanchard@oas.org

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
1889 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Padhila Vidal Room (TL Level)