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Mr. Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón
Professorial Lecturer in Residence and
Co-Director of the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
American University
Washington College of Law


Biography Biography in PDF
Courts and Tribunals
Regional Courts
The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Inter-American Commission
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Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos: La Comisión Interamericana
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Courts and Tribunals
Regional Courts
The Inter-American Human Rights System: The Inter-American Commission
A. Legal Instruments

Charter of the Organization of American States, Bogotá, 30 April 1948, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 119, p. 48.

American Treaty on Pacific Settlement (Pact of Bogota), Bogotá, 30 April 1948, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 30, p. 84.

American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, Bogotá, 2 May 1948.

American Convention on Human Rights “Pact of San José, Costa Rica”, San José, 22 November 1969, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1144, p. 144.

Protocol of Amendment to the Charter of the Organization of American States (A-50) "Protocol of Cartagena de Indias”, Cartagena des Indias, 12 May 1985.

B. Documents

Second Special Inter-American Conference held on 17-30 November 1965 (Expanded functions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights), Rio de Janeiro, American Journal of International Law, 1966, vol. 60, No. 2, p. 445-461.

Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, Report on Terrorism and Human Rights, 22 October 2002, Organization of American States, OAS Official Records, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.116.