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GLOBAL LAW AND POLICY FOR THE AMERICAS PRESENTS:

CONSTITUTIONALISM, TRADE, SOCIAL JUSTICE,
& SUSTAINABILITY IN THE AMERICAS:
Lessons from the 2020 Global Pandemic

COVID-19 and Latin America: The Impact on the Inter-American System of Human Rights

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the IASHR has provided a consistent level of protection throughout the Americas. The Inter-American Commission immediately intervened setting the basic protection standards to be upheld in the Region, and then installed its Rapid and Integrated Response Coordination Unit (SACROI, in the Spanish acronym) with the special focus on the right to health. The role and mission of the IASHR needs to be assessed in light of the social, economic and political context of the Americas, requiring a comparative approach combining domestic constitutional law and international law.

WEBINAR SERIES

April 15
10-11am US CST; 17:00-18:00 Rome

REGISTER

Sabrina Ragone, University of Bologna
Jorge Contesse, Rutgers University School of Law, CO-Chair ASIL-LAIG
Pablo Saavedra, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Amaya Úbeda de Torres, Council of Europe

CHAIR: Sabrina Ragone, University of Bologna
MODERATOR: Jorge Contesse, Rutgers University School of Law, CO-Chair ASIL-LAIG
SPEAKER: Pablo Saavedra, Inter-American Court of Human Rights
DISCUSSANT: Amaya Úbeda de Torres, Council of Europe

ORGANIZERS

Elizabeth Trujillo
Mary Ann & Lawrence E. Faust Professor of Law
Founding Director, Global Law & Policy for the Americas

Sabrina Ragone
Professor of Comparative Law, University of
Bologna Center for Latin American Studies

SPONSORS
Global Law and Policy for the Americas, University of Houston Law Center
• University of Bologna Center for Latin American Studies
• American Society of International Law – Latin American Interest Group

GLPA
CENTRO STUDI SULL'AMERICA LATINA
CENTRO STUDI SULL'AMERICA LATINA
 American Society of Internation Law
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