2018 • 1 year • Human Rights
Centro de Justicia para la Paz y el Desarrollo promotes human rights in Jalisco state through case documentation, litigation and assistance to victims. The award promotes improved investigation policies and procedures by the Special Unit for Investigating Disappearances of the Jalisco State Prosecutor’s Office. The state-level work provides a broad civil society coalition with lessons and input for devising a similar unit within the National Prosecutor’s Office expected to replace Mexico’s current Attorney General’s Office. The award supports developing an assessment framework that can be used by civil society to monitor the Special Unit’s performance in investigating disappearances and prosecuting perpetrators.
2016 • 2 years • Human Rights
Centro de Justicia para la Paz y el Desarrollo is an organization that promotes human rights in Jalisco state through litigation, research, and advocacy. The award supports efforts to improve investigations of disappearances through monitoring compliance with a federal protocol, case documentation, and litigation to raise awareness about the impunity surrounding disappearances in Jalisco.
2009 • 1 year, 5 months • Human Rights
In support of promotion and defense of human rights in the Mexican state of Jalisco.