Democracy, Governance, and Rule of Law

Colombia and FARC Sign Ceasefire Agreement, Ending 52-year Conflict (June 23, 2016)

Author: 
Mary Snover

On June 23, 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a ceasefire agreement with Timole

UN Security Council Extends Mandate of UN Mission in Libya and Authorizes High-seas Inspections off Libya’s Coast to Control Illicit Arms Flow (June 13, 2016)

Author: 
Aldo Perez

On June 13, 2016, the United Nations Security Council, in Resolution 2291, extended the mandate of

UN Security Council Ends Thirteen-Year Sanctions Regime Against Liberia (May 25, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On May 25, 2016, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2288 terminatin

European Court of Human Rights Rules U.K. Authorities Did not Fail in Obligation to Conduct an Effective Investigation into Fatal Shooting in London Underground (March 30, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 30, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights ruled in Armani Da

2016 Annual Meeting


ASIL is pleased to make videos of select sessions from its, 110th Annual Meeting, March 30 - April 2, 2016, available to the public on this page for on-demand viewing.

Videos Include:
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Address by Justice Stephen Breyer

European Union and Cuba Sign Accord Normalizing Relations (March 11, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On March 11, 2016 representatives of the European Union and the government of Cuba signed a Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement to normalize relations.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rules Guatemala Must Do More to End Violence Against Women (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (judgme