Garzón reiterated the message he gave during the opening of the V International Human Rights Course where he valued “memory as an instrument to safeguard democracy, the basis of justice and also of truth, as a current vision of the present and the future is absolutely necessary to strengthen the guarantees of non-repetition.”
The opening of the V International Course on Human Rights “Memory, Truth, Justice and Democracy”, which took place at the Casa Rosada Bicentennial Museum, was led by the Minister of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation, Martín Soria, the Spanish Baltasar Garzón and the director of the International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH – UNESCO), Fernanda Gil Lozano.
It is dictated from today, Tuesday, November 23, until December 1, 45 years after the civic-military dictatorship that Argentina lived through and is organized in four axes: Memory, Truth, Justice and Democracy in semi-face-to-face format.
The director of the UNESCO Regional Office of Science for Latin America and the Caribbean, Lidia Brito, and the Academic Director of the Course Patricia Funes, the Secretary of Justice, Juan Martín Mena, the Secretary for Human Rights, Horacio Pietragalla, also participated. different referents of the fight for human rights, such as Taty Almeida (Mothers of Plaza de Mayo), Adolfo Pérez Esquivel (SERPAJ) and Susana Trimarco (Fundación María de los Ángeles), and other national and international officials.