We believe that empowered communities imbued in a culture of inclusiveness, and stronger, more rights-focused institutions can ignite virtuous cycles of community engagement, policy reform, and accountability. We work to strengthen the rule of law and the voice of the Global South, empower vulnerable and marginalized communities, and combat inequality with a human rights focus.
This course focuses on doctrine, practice and strategies for the implementation of human rights protections in the context of business activities. The course offers an intensive introduction to key concepts and emergent jurisprudence in the field.
Climate Change and Future Generations Lawsuit in Colombia: Key Excerpts from the Supreme Court’s Decision
The Supreme Court of Justice ordered the protection of the Colombian Amazon from deforestation, ruling in favor of a group of 25 children and youth, who with the support of Dejusticia, sued the Colombian government for failing to protect their rights to life and a healthy environment. Here are key excerpts from the sentence.
By Claret Vargas |
By Isabel Pereira |
Dejusticia is an action-research center for legal and social studies. We believe that academic research can be committed to social justice and that our direct advocacy can be enriched by rigorous research. We are multidisciplinary and unafraid to experiment with multiple tools to effect change.
We have five cross-cutting teams, which work across all issue areas, just as issue areas collaborate with all cross-cutting teams.