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Events

The ILP organizes conferences that take place two or three times per year. During this time lawyers and activists from different parts of the world, gather together to discuss human rights issues. It also serves as a place to share ideas and debate strategies of Impact Litigation.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

  • Women and Politics in the Americas: Advances and Challenges. Congresswomen and representatives of political advocacy organizations from Argentina and the United States dialogued on the challenges faced by women seeking and holding political office in the Americas. Sponsored by the Inter-American Dialogue and the Washington College of Law Women and the Law Program, Program on Law and Government and Impact Litigation Program. June 9, 2014, 12:00- 2:00pm, Washington College of Law, Room 603. Click here for the Webcast. Click here for photo gallery
  • Women and Politics in the Americas: Advances and Challenges. Congresswomen and representatives of political advocacy organizations from Argentina and the United States dialogued on the challenges faced by women seeking and holding political office in the Americas. Sponsored by the Inter-American Dialogue and the Washington College of Law Women and the Law Program, Program on Law and Government and Impact Litigation Program. June 9, 2014, 12:00- 2:00pm, Washington College of Law, Room 603
  • Challenges for strategic litigation in Latin-America: The Impact Litigation Project and the Cyrus Vance Center for International Justice, hosted a close meeting with human rights defenders, representatives of legal clinics and NGOs from Latin America. April 10th, 2014. 8:30am-5:30pm. American University-WCL Residence (corner of Massachusetts Ave NW and 48th street). Click here for photo gallery.
  • Roundtable Discussion on Drug Policy in Mexico, a conversation with Local Assemblypersons Vidal Llerenas and Esthela damian, Federal Mexican Representative Fernando Belauzaran, Senator for Mexico City, Mario Delgado carrillo, and Professor and Maryland State Senator, Jamin Raskin. The way of approaching drug issues in the region and especially in Mexico is shifting. An increasing number of supporters from governments, businesses, academia, and civil society have recognized the failure of punitive approaches and are advocating for friendlier drug policy reforms, especially regarding health and law enforcement issues. March 24, 2014. 2:00pm-3.30pm. American University-WCL Residence (corner of Massachusetts Ave NW and 48th street)
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights in the Caribbean: Strengthening the Regional Human Rights Network and Strategizing Future Advocacy. Which took place at the University of The West Indies - Mona, Jamaica, on June 7, 2013.
  • Strategic Litigation on LGBTI Rights in the United States and International Courts: Lessons and Challenges. Which took place at Washington College of Law, on September 24, 2012