Democracy, Governance, and Rule of Law

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

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rules El Salvador Violated Convention by Failing to Apply Presumption of Innocence (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

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

United Nations Security Council Adopts Peace Resolution for Syria (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution focused on a politic

Guatemalan Court Finds Former Dictator May be Tried for Genocide and Crimes against Humanity (August 26, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 26, 2015, a Guatemalan court held that that former dictator Efraín Ríos Montt may stand trial for genocide and crimes against humanity but that he may not be sentenced as he suffers from

Greece and European Commission Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Financial Assistance (August 19, 2015)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 19, 2015, the European Commission and Greece signed a Memoran