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Governance and the Rule of Law

The advancement of democracy in Latin America has unleashed political, economic, and social dynamism, while weak political institutions and legal systems continue to plague the region. Institute activities in this area might include research and policy recommendations on governance and short courses on best practices for civil servants and politicians.

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Héctor Schamis Comments on Chilean President-Elect Gabriel Boric

Héctor Schamis, adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies, joined the Colombian television program La Tarde on NTN24 to comment on the recent presidential election in Chile and the potential of president-elect Gabriel Boric. 

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Georgetown Immigration Law Journal

Georgetown Law sponsors this publication for law scholars. The journal is published three times a year and is dedicated to exploring and analyzing international and domestic events as they shape the field of immigration law.

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Georgetown Journal of International Law

Georgetown Law sponsors this journal for scholars and practitioners in the field of international law. The Journal of International Law publishes four issues a year that cover a diverse range of material in the fields of public international law, private international law, transnational law, foreign…


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The Colombian Peace Agreement 5 Years Later

Former Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos reflected on the five-year anniversary of Colombia's Peace Accords with the country's oldest guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia—Ejército del Pueblo, FARC–EP). The…

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