On October 31st, 2012, the IACHR held hearings on Process for Strengthening the Inter-American System of Human Rights, during the 146th Períod of Sessions.
Hearing to Member States
The hearing to Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS) took place at the Simon Bolivar Room. After the opening remarks by the IACHR Chair, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, delegations from 22 Member States participated with remarks. The videos are available below and on the IACHR Youtube channel.
Hearing to OAS Member States on Strengthening of the Inter-American System of Human Rights
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Hearing to Civil Society
The hearing to Members of Civil Society took place at the Hall of the Americas and had 62 participants, among them, victims of human rights violations and their relatives; representatives of civil society organizations and persons in their individual capacity. Of the 62 participants, 55 were present and 7 sent videos. The complete list of persons who participated in this hearing is available here. The videos of this hearing are available below and on the IACHR Youtube channel.
Hearing to Civil Society of the Americas on Strengthening of the Inter-American System of Human Rights
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The first video contains: remarks by the IACHR Chairman, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez; remarks by the delegations of Peru, El Salvador, Canada, United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Guatemala, Colombia, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, Argentina, Haiti, Panama, Paraguay and Honduras.
The second video contains: remarks by the IACHR Chairman, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez; remarks by the delegations of Mexico, Canada, Guatemala, Uruguay, Jamaica, Panama, Colombia and Brazil.
The complete list of participants, divided among the three blocks, is available here (in Spanish only)