IACHR ANNOUNCES SPECIAL SESSIONS IN GUATEMALA IN JULY 2006
The 125th special sessions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) will be held in Guatemala from July 17 to 21, 2006. The IACHR thanks the State of Guatemala for the kind invitation to hold these sessions away from its headquarters.
During the sessions, the IACHR shall analyze petitions, cases, precautionary measures, and thematic and general reports on human rights. Likewise, it will hold meetings with representatives of the Guatemalan State and civil society, and it will carry out academic and promotional activities.
The Inter-American Commission will dedicate two days of the special sessions to hold hearings, with a special emphasis on thematic issues in Central American countries. In accordance with Article 62 of the IACHR Rules of Procedure, hearing requests for these sessions will be received until June 12. 2006.
Washington, D.C., May 2, 2006