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Due Process of Law Foundation

Washington, D.C.

Due Process of Law Foundation was awarded $985,150 between 2007 and 2017, including 7 grants in Human Rights.


2017 • 1 month

Due Process of Law Foundation is an organization that works to advance the Rule of Law in Latin America through the use of analysis and policy recommendations and collaboration with local organizations. The award supports two public events to raise the profile of Mexico’s transition to an independent National Prosecutor’s Office among policymakers and participants to meetings convened by the Inter American System of Human Rights.


2017 • 2 years • Human Rights

Founded in 1996 in Washington, DC, Due Process of Law Foundation collaborates with local organizations throughout Latin America to improve justice systems in the region. Its expertise in international human rights law is instrumental to promoting better standards in justice institutions. This project contributes to efforts in Mexico to create an independent and effective National Prosecutor’s Office through sharing international experience for a participatory and transparent process to select its head and establish accountability standards for prosecutors, directors, and senior staff.


2015 • 2 years • Human Rights

The Due Process of Law Foundation conducts research, outreach, and advocacy and develops alliances with local organizations for strengthening the rule of law and human rights protections in Latin America. This award contributes to improving investigative due process in the implementation of Mexico's accusatory justice system through policy recommendations and the dissemination of lessons learned by other countries in the region.


2012 • 3 years, 3 months • Human Rights

The Due Process of Law Foundation (DPLF) strengthens the rule of law and promotes respect for human rights in Latin America through strategic alliances, research, outreach, and advocacy. It will work with Mexican partner organizations to provide training and technical assistance on litigation to government officials responsible for the implementation of the country’s criminal justice reform and to civil society organizations. The project will improve the justice system’s protection of human rights, particularly the system’s treatment of indigenous peoples.


2011 • 5 months • Human Rights

To strengthen the contributions of civil society to Mexico's criminal justice reform.


2010 • 1 year, 7 months • Human Rights

To support the protection of indigenous rights in the implementation of the new criminal justice system in Mexico.


2007 • 3 years • Human Rights

In support of improving human rights in the state of Guerrero, Mexico (over three years).

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