Former Costa Rican vice president elected to InterAmerican Court of Human Rights

center_img Odio won the seat with 20 out of 22 votes, according to Foreign Minister Manuel González.Odio has a long resume of accomplishments in international human rights and national government. She was a justice on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia between 1993-1998 and also on the International Criminal Court from 2003 to 2012.Nationally, Odio served as vice president of Costa Rica and environment minister from 1998-2002 and minister of justice from 1990 to 1994. She also represented Costa Rica as the country’s permanent representative at the United Nations in Geneva in 1993. Facebook Comments Related posts:Panama’s diplomatic row with Venezuela indicative of growing presence on world stage Holocaust survivor honored for contributions to Inter-American Court of Human Rights Solís administration cagey on plans for gay union, in vitro fertilization bills Voters head to the polls in El Salvador to elect legislators, mayorslast_img read more