Order of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights* February 8, 2008 Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay (Monitoring Compliance with Judgment) HAVING SEEN: 1. The judgment on merits, reparations and costs delivered by the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American Court”) of March 29, 2006, in which it ordered, inter alia, that: 6. The State shall adopt all legislative, administrative and other measures necessary to formally and physically deliver to the members of the Sawhoyamaxa Community their traditional lands, within three years[…]. 7. The State shall establish a community development fund[…]. 8. The State shall pay compensation for non-pecuniary damage, costs and expenses within one year of notification of th[e] Judgment[…]. 9. As long as the members of the Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous Community remain landless, the State shall deliver to them the basic supplies and services necessary for their subsistence[…]. 10. Within six months of notification of th[e] Judgment, the State shall set up in the Santa Elisa and Kilometer 16 settlements of the Sawhoyamaxa Community a communication system enabling victims to contact the competent health authorities in case of emergencies[…]. 11. The State shall implement a registration and documentation program within one year of notification of th[e] Judgment[…]. 12. The State shall adopt within its domestic laws and within a reasonable time the legislative, administrative or other measures necessary to establish a mechanism to reclaim the ancestral lands of the members of indigenous communities, that guarantees their rights over their traditional lands[…]. 13. The State shall comply with the publications specified in paragraph 236 of th[e] Judgment within one year of notification of th[e] Judgment. Similarly, the State shall finance the radio broadcasting of the […] Judgment[…]. 2. The Order of the Inter-American Court issued on February 2, 2007. 3. The Order of the President of the Court of December 14, 2007, in which he decided, inter alia, to convene the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Commission” or “the Inter-American Commission”), the representatives of the victims (hereinafter “the representatives”) and the State of Paraguay (hereinafter “the State” or “Paraguay”) to a private hearing to be held at the seat of the Court on February 4, 2008, from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m., for the Court to obtain information from the State on compliance with the judgment on merits, reparations and costs (hereinafter “the Judgment”) delivered in this case, and hear the corresponding observations of the Commission and the representatives. * Judge Manuel E. Ventura Robles advised the Court that, for to reasons beyond his control, he would be unable to take part in the deliberation and signature of this Order.