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Human Rights and Repression: Latin America in Comparative Perspective

March 5, 2019

Stanford's Poverty, Violence and Governance Lab is hosting a two day conference that seeks to advance understanding of the causes and consequences of human rights violations in both dictatorships...

Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence

April 28, 2015

CONFERENCE OVERVIEWThe heavy presence of youth and young adults in the world of criminality is an issue that has been gaining increasingly more attention in the agendas of policymakers and...

The Digital Defenders of Children

February 5, 2015

AbstractThorn (www.wearethorn.org) drives technology innovation to fight child sexual exploitation.

<i>The Act of Killing (Director's Cut)</i> Film Screening and Panel Discussion

February 25, 2014

*This event is free and open to the public.*   PANELISTS Don Emmerson - Director of the Southeast Asia Forum, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center; Affiliated Scholar, Abbasi Program in Islamic...

The Current Conflict in South Sudan: A Conversation with John Prendergast

January 30, 2014

Speaker Bio: John Prendergast is Co-founder of the Enough Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity.

Mass Surveillance in America

December 6, 2013

AbstractThe American government is at a crossroads in its relationship with the people it governs.

Preventing Genocide: Do We Have the Responsibility to Protect?

October 2, 2013

This event is being presented in partnership with CDDRL, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Hoover Institution, and a student led movement to end atrocities at Stanford (STAND).

Crime, Violence and Governance in Latin America: Sharing Data and Building a Web-Based Research Network to Expand Knowledge

June 7, 2013

Despite some interesting research on crime and violence in Latin American countries (particularly Colombia), there is still a relative dearth of policy-oriented research.

Building Cities In the Desert: A Way Out of Internment Camps for Refugees?

May 6, 2013

Bio: Emily Arnold-Fernández is the executive director of Asylum Access, an innovative international nonprofit that transforms the human rights landscape for refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Citizen Insecurity in Latin America: a Regional Challenge

March 11, 2013

Following the highly successful conference "Violence, Drugs and Governance: Mexican Security in Comparative Perspective", the Program on Poverty and Governance is partnering with the Instituto...

ICC Speaker Series- Shamila Batohi

February 27, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

The Folly of Technological Solutionism

January 25, 2013

Abstract He will preview some of the main arguments about the temptations of "solutionism" from his upcoming book "To Save Everything, Click Here." Now that everything is smart, hackable and...

One Decade of the International Criminal Court: challenges and possibilities

December 7, 2012

During the academic year of 2012-2013, the Program on Human Rights’ Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Series will examine the International Criminal Court (ICC) featuring debates with...

Education Under Fire event

April 7, 2012

Please join the Stanford Baha'i Club, in collaboration with the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law; the Center on Philanthrophy and Civil Society, Stanford Amnesty International,...

Local Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Task Forces

February 29, 2012

The 2011-12 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

The Context of Human Trafficking Today

February 15, 2012

The 2012 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

Human Trafficking: The Current Anti-trafficking Model and Networks of Service

February 8, 2012

The 2011-12 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

Combating Cyber Insecurity Around the Globe

February 3, 2012

Christopher Painter has been on the vanguard of cyber issues for twenty years. Most recently, Mr.

Human trafficking in times of war: Lessons learned in Bosnia

January 25, 2012

The 2011-12 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

Combating Human Trafficking: The Role of Governments, Philanthropic Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations

January 18, 2012

The 2011-12 International Speaker Series will foster a research approach that applies a broad socio-economic and interdisciplinary analysis to a range of forms of human trafficking.

Program on Human Rights Sanela Diana Jenkins Speaker Series, Human Trafficking Fall Workshop

December 12, 2011

Human trafficking will be the theme of the PHR's Selena Diana Jenkins Speakers Series this academic year.

2011 Payne Distinguished Lecture: Improving Governance and Combating Drugs

October 4, 2011

On October 3, Karl Eikenberry, the former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, will deliver this year's inaugural Payne Distinguished Lecture at Cemex Auditorium at the Knight Management Center.

Violence, Drugs and Governance: Mexican Security in Comparative Perspective

October 3, 2011

On October 3-4, 2011, the Stanford University Program on Poverty and Governance at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and the Center for International Security and...

$100 a Day Justice Delayed Film Screening and Panel

April 22, 2010

On December 10, 1991, East Palo Alto resident Rick Walker was convicted of a murder he did not commit.

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Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Luis Rodriguez Pre-doctoral Fellow, CDDRL
Cesángari López Martínez Research Staff, CDDRL