This study is divided in two sections. The first gives a historical account of the development of environmental NGOs in Argentina, during and after the transition from a military to a democratic government. The second section studies the institutional, legal and cultural constraints and opportunities environmental NGOs face when trying to influence decision-making processes.
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The report is the result of a joint effort by specialist United Nations organizations and entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. To fulfill this mission inspired by resolution 58/185 of the United Nations General Assembly, the organizations represented agreed to implement an inter-institutional study on violence against women in all its forms under the coordination of ECLAC .
Although people involved in every kind of professional or volunteer work can be susceptible to vocational burnout, research suggests that social justice and human rights (SJHR) activists, whose activist work is fraught with unique challenges, can be especially susceptible to it. Building on a small but growing body of scholarship onSJHR activist burnout, this study is an attempt to gain insight into SJHR activists’ own experiences.
Movice consolida un movimiento nacional participativo en el que trabajemos en torno a descubrir, denunciar y erradicar para siempre las estrategias, métodos y modelos criminales desarrollados por el Estado, que se pretende perpetuar por medio de la impunidad. Trabajar para ayudar y organizar a las víctimas del terrorismo de Estado en Colombia, y para crear alianzas con las víctimas que han sufrido las prácticas de la violencia colonialista, estatal e imperial en cualquier parte del planeta. Contribuir a la solución política del conflicto social y armado que padece Colombia.
A product of broad international collaboration, these digitized documents from the Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive (AHPN) aim to facilitate scholarly and legal research into a vast cache of historical documentation.
Hundreds of past and present cases of nonviolent conflict exist. To make these cases more accessible, the International Center for Nonviolent Conflict is compiling summaries of them. Each summary aims to provide a clear perspective on the role that nonviolent civil resistance has played or is playing in a particular case.
This is a study on the NGO sector commissioned by the Office of the Prime Minister of Uganda. It is the first study of its kind in the developing world.
One of the most comprehensive pictures of human rights across the world is now available online. The Human Rights Atlas, originally created by the Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution (IDCR) at the University of Essex and Mackman, brings together more than 200 different measures of economic, social, political, and legal life in 220 different countries across the world. Using published data from the World Bank, the United Nations, academics, non-governmental organisations and the other bodies, the atlas gives a picture of the lives and rights of human beings over a 30-year period.
The report reflects the growing body of analyses produced by the members of the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD International Coalition) since 2005. It demonstrates the evolution of our articulation of challenges to women human rights defenders (WHRDs), the source of these challenges and how best to respond to them. The use of 43 cases studies selected by WHRD International Coalition illuminate specific trends and experiences of WHRDs. The cases provide a vivid glimpse of the landscape in which WHRDs live and work.