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 as well as the Latest edge Apprehension Numbers

WOLA Podcast: The El Paso-Juarez Border

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

Statements and Pr Announcements

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

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

Global and Civil Society Organizations Celebrate the Accomplishments associated with the CICIG

Pathways Away From Crisis: Views from Venezuelan Civil Community

While the governmental, financial, and social crisis in Venezuela deepens, civil culture businesses are playing an important part 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 when it comes to Comprehensive utilization of the 2016 Colombia Peace Accords

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

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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

Our mission would be to advance individual legal rights and social justice in the Americas.

Our staff are leading specialists on Latin America

Matt Clausen

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

Geoff Thale

Vice President for Tools

Geoff Thale may be the Vice President for products during the Washington workplace on Latin America (WOLA), a research that is leading advocacy company advancing individual legal rights into the Americas. He follows hemispheric styles because well as U.S. policy toward the spot,…

Adriana Beltran

Director for Citizen Protection

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

Marguerite Rose Jimenez

Director for Cuba

Marguerite Rose Jimenez joined WOLA in 2016 as Director for Cuba having invested the last 12 years focusing on Cuba within NGOs, think tanks, educational institutions, and a lot of recently in 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 security that is america’s, and also other safety styles.

Maureen Meyer

Director for Mexico and Migrant Rights

Maureen Meyer directs WOLA’s Mexico system by having a special concentrate on analyzing U.S.-Mexico safety policies and their reference to arranged crime-related physical physical violence, corruption, and peoples legal rights violations in Mexico. She promotes justice for human being liberties violations in Mexico and also…

Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli

Director when it comes to Andes

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

John Walsh

Director for Drug Policy additionally the Andes

John Walsh has coordinated WOLA’s Drug Policy system since 2003, meant for more humane and effective medication policies when you look at the Americas. Respected for their mixture 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 senior other at WOLA focusing on Peru. She shows governmental technology at George Mason University, where she’s presently acting co-director regarding the Center for Global Studies. Her research centers around governmental state and violence energy,…

David Smilde

Senior Fellow

David Smilde is just a senior fellow at WOLA focusing on Venezuela. He could be the Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations at Tulane University and moderates the WOLA Venezuela Politics and Human Rights weblog. Their research concentrates…

Coletta Youngers

Senior Fellow

Coletta Youngers is just a leading specialist on worldwide medication control policy and medication policy associated developments in Latin America. She’s got over thirty many years of experience focusing on human being liberties and developments that are political the Andean Region and U.S. foreign…

Elizabeth Leeds

Senior Fellow

Elizabeth Leeds is just a senior fellow advising WOLA’s focus on resident safety and individual liberties in Brazil. This woman is a leading expert on police reform along with other dilemmas of citizen protection in Brazil, having carried out substantial research and industry work…