What is the Inter-American SIMORE?
Inter-American SIMORE is an online tool that systematizes the recommendations issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights through its different mechanisms: approved friendly settlement agreements, annual reports (Chapter IV.B), published merits reports, country reports, thematic reports and granted precautionary measures. It also allows different users of the Inter-American Human Rights System to provide information on the measures adopted by the States in order to comply with these recommendations. It is a mechanism of accountability, transparency, participation and access to information, which facilitates the follow-up of recommendations, strengthens capacities for monitoring measures and promoting compliance with international obligations, and reports on advances and challenges for the protection of human rights in the countries of the region.
What is it for?
It allows searching and organizing recommendations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights according to different criteria: by mechanism, by theme/right, by population, by geographic scope, by year, by type of recommended measure/action, and by level of compliance. This tool facilitates the follow-up of recommendations by the different users of the inter-American human rights system, including States, petitioners, autonomous bodies, civil society organizations, academia, among others, while enhancing their participation in the recommendations follow-up processes, as they can present information on the measures taken to comply with the recommendations. It also strengthens the capacities of the actors to supervise the measures adopted by the States, and to promote compliance with international obligations. Likewise, it contributes to the conduct of research and the analysis of progress and challenges for the protection of human rights in the region.