Recognition, Redistribution and Popular Participation: Towards an Integrative Judicial Policy

Possible routes for conformation of the Latin American Ibero WG

July 27th, 2013

Possible routes for conformation of the Latin American Ibero WG

History: impulses and supports

  • EUROsociAL Justice (thematic area of ​​the project Regional Program for Social Cohesion in Latin America / European Commission): Justice as a Public Service - Meeting in Santa Cruz de La Sierra, 2006.
  • Inter-American Seminar on Judicial Government (Justice Studies Center of Las Americas - JSCA / Carolina-Argentina Foundation), Buenos Aires, 2007.
  • 100 Brasilia Rules on Access to Justice for Vulnerable People. XIV Ibero-American Judicial Conference, Brasilia, 2008
  • IV International Meeting of EUROsociAL Networks. Salvador, Bahia, 2009.
  • 100 Seminar Brasilia Rules for Access to Justice for Vulnerable People, State Association of Public Defenders of the State of Rio de Janeiro - ADPERJ, Rio de Janeiro, 2009.
  • II Analysis of the 100 Brasilia Rules by Southern Cone Justice System Institutions: Access to Justice for People in Vulnerability - Tribute to Professor Santos Pastor Prieto, Buenos Aires, 2010.
  • JUSTICE FORUM: Installation and General Meeting Rio de Janeiro, 2011.
  • SECOND GENERAL MEETING FJ, 22 March 2013.
Justice as a Public Service Europe-Latin America Dialogue for Social Cohesion Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Bolivia. 2006

Justice as a Public Service Europe-Latin America Dialogue for Social Cohesion Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Bolivia. 2006

100 Analysis Brasilia Rules by Southern Cone Justice System Institutions Access to Justice by People in Vulnerability Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2009

100 Analysis Brasilia Rules by Southern Cone Justice System Institutions Access to Justice by People in Vulnerability Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 2009

II Analysis of the 100 Brasilia Rules by Southern Cone Justice System Institutions Access to Justice for People in Vulnerable Conditions Tribute to Professor Santos Pastor Prieto Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2010

II Analysis of the 100 Brasilia Rules by Southern Cone Justice System Institutions Access to Justice for People in Vulnerable Conditions Tribute to Professor Santos Pastor Prieto Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2010

What summons us when we speak in Latin / Ibero-American dialogues?

  • The need to reflect on the diverse realities of countries in the Region, beyond the local focus, promoting transnational perspectives around justice as a public policy and as a strategic right.
  • From the confrontation of these realities, identify initiatives and good practices of civil society oriented to the democratization of justice. AND…
  • … Explore possibilities for the impetus of a broader and continuous movement of social participation with the potential to bring about profound changes in the democratization process of the justice system in the Region, and to discuss an integrative model of justice (identity recognition, wealth redistribution and popular participation). ).
What would the Ibero-American WG then be? Space dedicated to the study, data collection and analysis of judicial policy, with the implementation of strategies to intersect the agenda of the Justice Forum with the emanate of the Ibero-American Justice Summit, observing the production of the academic sector and the accumulation of organizations and social movements in Latin America.

General objectives:

  • Increase democratic density for the justice sector;
  • Discuss innovative mechanisms, with promising potentials, existing in the Region, aiming at
  • To stimulate and increase popular participation in the formulation, monitoring, evaluation, and review of the justice system's public policies.

Proposed Initial Actions (2013 - 2014):

  • Promote internal discussion on the perspectives that the FJ articulation has around the proposed projection (from local to regional).
  • Identification of possible partnerships in other countries of the Region.
  • Team up and work plan for:

(i) systematize state of the art: review of documents derived from inter-American and Ibero-American institutional platforms, reports and studies produced by state agencies, social movements and academic organizations, on civil society actions in Latin American countries after the issuance of the 100 Brasilia Rules and other prescriptions of the Ibero-American Judicial Summit.

(ii) Establish partnerships in other countries of the Region.

(iii) Identify and characterize innovative initiatives aimed at the democratization of the Justice System, developed or in progress, through case study, which allows to know its limits and possibilities.

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