Center for Justice and International Law
Grants to Center for Justice and International Law
2015 (Duration 11 months)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) works to improve human rights situations in the countries of the Americas by tackling emblematic issues. This award provides general operating support for CEJIL’s multi-dimensional efforts to enhance the protection of human rights defenders and achieve state compliance with Inter-American Human Rights System decisions through advocacy, press and media work, and legal defense. It also supports CEJIL’s work to improve the functioning and legitimacy of the System itself through coalition building and technical assistance.
2012 (Inactive Grant)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), a leading non-governmental human rights interlocutor before the Inter-American Human Rights System, will work with civil society partners to strengthen the System and advance criminal justice reform in Mexico. It will litigate cases against Mexico before the Inter-American System, monitor State compliance with decisions, and conduct advocacy through the media. The project is designed to help secure the independence and autonomy of the Inter-American System and utilize the System to improve the justice system in Mexico.
1996 (Inactive Grant)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — To strengthen the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.
1994 (Inactive Grant)
Peace & Security
WASHINGTON, D.C. — To translate and disseminate the "Preliminary Report on Disappearances in Honduras: The Facts Speak for Themselves."
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Center for Justice and International Law $716,000 between 1978 and 2016.