The 2019 WOLA Human Rights Awards Ceremony and Benefit Gala

The 2019 WOLA Human Rights Awards Ceremony and Benefit Gala

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Analysis and Reports

6 Points in regards to the U.S.-Mexico Migration Agreement additionally the border that is latest Apprehension Numbers

WOLA Podcast: The El Paso-Juarez Border

WOLA Documentary: 40 many years of Advocacy for Human Rights within the Americas

Statements and Pr Announcements

Ivan Marquez Rearming is just A call that is wake-up to completely Implement the Colombian Peace Accords want to be Escalated

Visa Imposed by Ecuador on Venezuelan Migrants and Refugees Goes Against International Human Rights responsibilities

Global and Civil Society Organizations Celebrate the achievements for the CICIG

Pathways Away From Crisis: Views from Venezuelan Civil Community

Because the governmental, financial, and crisis that is social Venezuela deepens, civil culture businesses are playing an important role in resisting.

Thursday, 12 September 2019

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Woodrow Wilson Global Center for Scholars

Protecting Peace: Progress and Challenges for the Full utilization of the 2016 Colombia Peace Accords

The Washington workplace on Latin America (WOLA) cordially invites one to: WOLA’s Colombia that is annual Peace a tad bit more than.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Holeman Lounge, The nationwide Press Club 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

Our objective is always to advance human being liberties and social justice in the Americas.

Our staff are leading experts on Latin America

Matt Clausen

Matt Clausen is WOLA’s President. He brings to WOLA several years of leadership experience with the non-profit sector, where he has got built effective multi-sector engagement methods that span across edges.

Geoff Thale

Vice President for Tools

Geoff Thale could be the Vice President for products during the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), a number one research and advocacy company advancing individual legal rights into the Americas. He follows trends that are hemispheric well as U.S. policy toward the spot,…

Adriana Beltran

Director for Citizen Safety

Adriana Beltran leads WOLA’s Citizen Security Program, concentrating on physical physical violence avoidance, and authorities and judicial reform in Central America. Along with her work with resident protection, Ms. Beltran spent some time working extensively on human being legal legal legal rights and arranged crime, especially in…

Marguerite Rose Jimenez

Director for Cuba

Marguerite Rose Jimenez joined up with WOLA in 2016 as Director for Cuba having invested the last 12 years focusing on Cuba within NGOs, think tanks, scholastic organizations, and a lot of recently inside the national government.

Adam Isacson

Director for Defense Oversight

Adam Isacson spent some time working on protection, safety, and peacebuilding in Latin America since 1994. He now directs WOLA’s Defense Oversight system, which monitors U.S. cooperation with Latin America’s safety forces, and also other protection styles.

Maureen Meyer

Director for Mexico and Migrant Rights

Maureen Meyer directs WOLA's Mexico system with a unique give attention to analyzing U.S.-Mexico safety policies and their reference to arranged crime-related physical violence, corruption, and peoples legal rights violations in Mexico. She encourages justice for human being legal rights violations in Mexico and also…

Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli

Director when it comes to Andes

Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli is the leading Colombia individual rights advocate in the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). Ms. Sanchez is a specialist on comfort and unlawful armed teams, internally displaced people, peoples rights and minority that is ethnic. Her work has…

John Walsh

Director for Drug Policy together with Andes

John Walsh has coordinated WOLA’s Drug Policy system since 2003, meant for more humane and effective medication policies into the Americas. Respected for their mix of careful policy analysis and advocacy that is effective Mr. Walsh has helped establish WOLA as…

Jo-Marie Burt

Senior Fellow

Jo-Marie Burt is just a fellow that is senior WOLA focusing on Peru. She shows governmental technology at George Mason University, where this woman is presently acting co-director for the Center for Global Studies. Her research centers on governmental state and violence power,…

David Smilde

Senior Fellow

David Smilde is just a senior other at WOLA devoted to Venezuela. He's the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University and moderates the WOLA Venezuela Politics and Human Rights web log. Their research concentrates…

Coletta Youngers

Senior Fellow

Coletta Youngers is really an expert that is leading international medication control policy and medication policy associated developments in Latin America. She's got over thirty many years of experience focusing on individual legal rights and developments that are political the Andean Region and U.S. foreign…

Elizabeth Leeds

Senior Fellow

Elizabeth Leeds is a senior fellow advising WOLA’s focus on resident protection and peoples liberties in Brazil. This woman is a leading expert on police reform as well as other dilemmas of resident security in Brazil, having carried out considerable research and industry work…

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