The objective of this report is to contribute to a better understanding of State obligations aimed at guaranteeing, protecting, and facilitating public protests and demonstrations, as well as the standards that should frame the progressive use of force—and as a last resort—in protest contexts. The report stresses that demonstrators have the freedom to choose the mode, form, place, and message for peaceful protest, and States have the obligation to manage social conflict through dialogue.
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This Toolkit is designed to provide different types of actors with documents and tools to support their engagement with the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) laid out in the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants. It features a beginner’s guide on the CRRF, which can be useful guidance for actors involved in new or early applications of the CRRF, and contains more detailed materials for specific stakeholders. As a living page, the toolkit is constantly updated, informed and enriched by contributions of partners involved in the CRRF and the implementation of the Global Compact on Refugees.
The Access to Justice (A2J) Lab creates knowledge, constructs best practices, and trains current and future scholars and practitioners to transform the U.S. justice system. The A2J Lab aims to provide decision makers in law with credible evidence about what works, and allow them to implement solution that provide better access to justice for individuals and families.
Child Rights International Network (CRIN)’s case studies illustrate how strategic litigation works in practice by asking the people involved about their experience. They aim to cover a wide range of violations and jurisdictions, and publicise little-known cases. By sharing these stories CRIN hopes to not only raise awareness of challenges to children’s rights violations around the world, but also give you the tools to challenge similar violations where you live.
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights guarantees transparency from member states, which are asked to outline how they preserve such rights within their nations.
This Contingency Planning Memorandum explains how violence can lead to the further curtailment of democracy in the country. Provides insight, recommendations, implications and warning indicators.
This publication reflects the interest of DPLF to analyze and share within Latin America the Peruvian experience in the design and management of the judicial disciplinary proceedings by a National Judicial Council, and thus contributes to improving the quality of other national efforts regarding judicial disciplinary systems that are still in early stages. Furthermore, this research developed recommendations for improvement that we envision as useful tools for members of the Peruvian National Council of Justice as well as other sectors of the judicial system and civil society interested in strengthening this institution.
Esta investigación, coordinada desde DPLF, comprende informes por cada país elaborados por organizaciones nacionales, de larga trayectoria y experticia en la materia a estudiar: el Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) en Argentina, el Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Justicia y Sociedad (DeJusticia) en Colombia, el Centro sobre Derecho y Sociedad (CIDES) en Ecuador y el Instituto de Defensa Legal (IDL) en Perú, y un análisis comparativo, a cargo del reconocido consultor Luis Pásara, que condensa las tendencias comunes y formula propuestas para responder institucionalmente al problema en la región.
This is an investigative research and news analysis website reporting on issues pertaining to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and its impact on Colombia.