Please join the Washington Office on Latin America, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace & Security, the Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute, and the Open Society Foundations for a book launch and discussion on:
Transforming Justice in Latin America
Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz
Former Guatemalan Attorney General and WOLA Senior Fellow
And a panel discussion with
Senior Associate for Citizen Security, WOLA
Director, Americas Division, Department of Political Affairs
Thursday, November 10, 2016
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Eric E. Hotung International Law Building, Room 2001
Georgetown University Law Center
550 First St. NW, Washington DC 20001
Please join us for a book launch of “Transforming Justice in Guatemala: Strategies and Challenges Investigating Violent Deaths 2011-2014” by former Guatemalan Attorney General and current WOLA Senior Fellow Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz.
Remarks from Dr. Paz y Paz will be followed by a distinguished panel discussion on criminal justice and legal reform across Latin America with Adriana Beltrán, WOLA Senior Associate for Citizen Security, and Martha Doggett, Director, Americas Division, Department of Political Affairs, United Nations.
Claudia Paz y Paz was the first woman attorney general in Guatemala, a position she was appointed to in December 2010 and held until May 2014. In her new book, Transforming Justice in Guatemala: Strategies and Challenges Investigating Violent Deaths, Dr. Paz y Paz recounts her efforts as Attorney General to transform the justice system and reduce homicide rates.
For more information or with any questions, please contact [email protected].