How to Engage in a Dialogue? Understanding the Extra-Judicial Communication of the Inter-American Human Rights Institutions

How, why, and to whom are the Inter-American human rights institutions communication? In order for a dialogue to work, communication is essential.
In the traditional view, international judicial institutions communicate through judgements and judges. However, in the last two decades, a transformation of the institutional communication has taken place, which is characterized by professionalized, interactive, and multimodal communication strategies.
This contribution adopts an institutional perspective to understand the development of communication and outreach capacities of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in times of backlash.