This book analyzes the origins, practice, and effects of the right to prior consultation for indigenous peoples.
13th Discussion Document: Quota Law in Colombia: Progress and Challenges. Ten Years of Law 581 of 2000
In 2000 the Colombian legislature approved a law aimed at promoting equal participation of women in high-level state offices through the adoption of a quota system that orders that at least 30% of public offices are occupied by women.
This paper provides some evidence for the discussion of the budget of the judicial authorities in Colombia and propose an alternative to reform its budget system.
In this document we describe some of the experiences in the region's countries regarding the investigation of complex crimes.
This book studies the Colombia's social reality through local institutions.
By Natalia Orduz |
The first book of the collection is about the rights to prior consultation and free, prior and informed participation.
Ethno-Reparations: Ethnic Collective Justice and Reparations for Afro and Indigenous Communities in Colombia
This text begins by explaining the concept of "collective ethnic justice" and then offers practical guidance on how it can be achieved in practice by describing relevant principles and criteria found in Colombian and international law.
Access to justice and effective remedy have become a crucial element in the protection of human rights within the context of business activities, as well as an area of fundamental importance to judges and lawyers who aim to promote the rule of law and human rights.
This paper demonstrates how drug policy in the country tended to a progressive hardening along the twentieth century and, notwithstanding, failed to be effective in reducing supply and in combating organized crime networks dedicated to trafficking.
This book articulates a comprehensive vision of not only the the social and political effects of the paramilitary phenomenon in Colombia, but also of the institutional and legal weaknesses of the Colombian government, which has been captured by mafias and political actors.