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Advance Land, Economic & Environmental Rights

Defend the rights of indigenous, Afro-descendant, and other excluded or vulnerable communities to organize for their rights, including economic, land, and environmental rights.

Actions U.S. Embassies Can Take to Protect Environmental Defenders

Environmental and land defenders are being murdered at an alarming rate. They strengthen the rule of law and it is up to Human Rights Officers to protect them.

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Blog Posts

Cooperation and Careful Planning: How Costa Rica Has Held Off the Coronavirus

In the last few months, as governments and healthcare systems across Latin American have been overwhelmed by the COVID-19...

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How Corruption Fuels Human Rights Abuses & Forced Migration: The Case of Honduras

The Observatorio de Política Criminal Anticorrupción in Honduras published a report detailing the macroeconomic impact of corruption in the...

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Organizaciones internacionales de Sociedad civil en alerta por asesinatos de líderes sociales y el incremento de la crisis humanitaria en Colombia

Latin America Working Group joined international humanitarian agencies and other organizations to denounce attacks against communities and social leaders...

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REPORTS

Serve Your People: A Roadmap for Transforming Relations between the United States & the Northern Countries of Central America

Serve Your People provides a roadmap for transforming relations between the United States and the northern countries of Central America....

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Protect Colombia’s Peace

LAWGEF and a coalition of U.S. and Colombian civil society organizations published Protect Colombia’s Peace:  Why Colombia’s Peace Matters to the...

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Actions U.S. Embassies Can Take to Protect Environmental Defenders

Suggested actions for U.S. human rights officers to protect environmental and land rights defenders (final) (1)

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