Governance and Administration of the Judiciary
By Carolina Villadiego Burbano, Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes |
Analysis of the reform proposals in the balance of powers project.
Personal Data in Public Information: Dark in the Private Sphere and Light in the Public Sphere
By Vivian Newman Pont |
This document explores the response of Colombian law and jurisprudence to the tensions between intimacy and the publicity of data.
Do Not Interrupt the Law: The National Health Superintendency’s Purview on the Right to Choose
By Annika Dalén, Nina Chaparro González |
This document seeks to contribute new arguments to advance the debate about the implementation of guarantees to the right to choose in Colombia, overcoming the two obstacles outlined in the report.
Towards a Design that Guarantees Adequate Independence of the Judiciary and the Best Method for Selecting Judges for the High Courts
By Sebastián Lalinde Ordóñez |
This chapter's argument is that the independence of the judiciary is a guarantee that without doubt should be preserved but is not absolute and, thus, allows for qualifications in support of more transparency and accountability of the judiciary
Communications Surveillance in Colombia: The Chasm between Technological Capacity and the Legal Framework
By Carlos Cortés Castillo, Celeste Kauffman |
The goal of this book is to examine the Colombian legal and jurisprudential framework regarding communications surveillance in light of today's technologies.
The Future of Human Rights: From Gatekeeping to Symbiosis
By Dejusticia |
The international human rights movement faces a context of uncertainty due to: (i) the rise of a multipolar world with new emerging powers, (ii) the emergence of new actors and legal and political strategies, (iii) the challenges and opportunities presented by information and communication technologies, as well as (iv) the threat posed by extreme environmental degradation.
Before the Courts: Judicial Needs and Access to Justice in Colombia
By Miguel Emilio La Rota, Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes, Sandra Santa Mora, Sebastián Lalinde Ordóñez |
Transitional and Constitutional Justice
By Nelson Camilo Sánchez León |
Chapter by Camilo Sánchez and Catalina Ibáñez Gutiérrez in the book "Transitional and Constitutional Justice" of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
Human Rights, Democracy, and Development
By Boaventura de Sousa Santos |
Human rights are undergoing a transformation. Around the world debates have proliferated regarding human rights discourses, practices, and studies to the point that some speak about "the end of human rights." This context is unlike anything since the beginning of the international human rights system around the mid twentieth century.
Making Social Rights Real: Implementation Strategies for Courts, Decision Makers and Civil Society
By Celeste Kauffman, César Rodríguez-Garavito (Retired in 2019) |
Given the disappointing implementation levels in various countries and across human rights systems, this guide seeks to contribute to the discussion regarding strategies for courts, international decision-makers, and civil society to increase the implementation of ESCR decisions.
Congressional Women’s Caucus: A Story to Tell
By Diana Esther Guzmán Rodríguez, Sylvia Prieto Dávila |
Legislators formed the Congressional Women's Caucus during the legislative period 2006-2010. This text seeks to give visibility to this process through the reconstruction of its history, challenges, and achievements.
In Search of Rights: Drug Users and Governments Response in Latin America
By Carolina Bernal Uribe, Diana Esther Guzmán Rodríguez, Jorge Alberto Parra Norato, Rodrigo Uprimny Yepes |
The Drugs and Rights Studies Collective published a new report that examines government responses to the consumption of illicit drugs in eight countries in Latin America: Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia.