JSCA Launches Registration for 2020 In Situ and Virtual Courses

The Training Area of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas (JSCA) has published its schedule for 2020. The courses are open to anyone interested in topics related to civil and criminal justice reform, judicial government, institutional management, access to justice, dispute resolution methods, at-risk groups, gender and justice. The training programs include both virtual and in situ activities in countries across the region. Each…

December 10: International Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is celebrated every December 10th to commemorate the date that the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. The importance of this historic moment lies in the proclamation of the existence of inherent rights for all people equally regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnic origin, language, religion or any other condition. While States are responsible for…

JSCA and GIZ present findings on the lack of recognition of Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental (ESCE) rights in Chile and the rest of Latin America

In the context of the project Dialogue on the legal protection of the rights to health, education, work, social security and a healthy environment in Latin American and Caribbean countries coordinated by JSCA and the DIRAJUS project, which is funded by the German Cooperation Agency GIZ, the main findings of the publication of the same name were presented. The text includes 19 articles selected from…

JSCA launches publication on civil justice reform in Australia and Canada

In Volume II of the collection Comparative studies on civil justice reforms, the authors address the experiences of civil judicial reform in Australia and the Canadian province of Quebec. The first volume in the series focused on the experiences of Germany, Spain and Uruguay. This publication is composed of four reports. The first is a cross-cutting analysis by JSCA Research and Projects Director Marco Fandiño…