Grossman to assess nominees to Inter-American rights body

Professor Nienke Grossman

Professor Nienke Grossman

Professor Nienke Grossman, deputy director of UB’s Center for International and Comparative Law, been named to an independent panel that will assess six nominees competing for three positions on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

The Inter-American Commission, established in 1959, is charged with monitoring human rights across the Americas.

The five-member panel is made up of jurists and academics from the human rights community. In addition to Grossman, the panel members are Miguel Sarre, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; Miguel Gutiérrez Saxe, Programa Estado de la Nación, Costa Rica; Cecilia Medina Quiroga, lawyer, academic and former member of the panel, Chile; and Elizabeth Salmón Garate, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

Read a press release from the Center for Justice and International Law.

Learn more about Professor Grossman.

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