Our Mission

WOLA's mission is to advance human rights and social justice in the Americas. We envision a future where public policies in the Americas protect human rights and recognize human dignity, and where justice overcomes violence.

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Oil Palm Expansion and Land Accumulation in Mapiripán, Meta Colombia

During the last two decades, Justicia y Paz has engaged in research, advocacy, and legal casework, regarding oil palm expansion and related forced displacement, environmental damage, and human rights violations in Colombia.

Security, Transparency, and Accountability in El Salvador and Honduras

On June 30, guests from El Salvador and Honduras will discuss challenges to security, transparency, and accountability in the Northern Triangle.

Youth Violence and Resilience in Honduras and Northeast Africa

On June 22, WOLA and partner organizations discussed youth violence and resilience in Honduras and Northeast Kenya.