Webinar – A Window of Opportunity: Support to the Rule of Law in Guatemala

Join us on 26 May at 15:00 CEST for a webinar on how to support the independence of the judiciary and strengthening the rule of law in Guatemala. 


Date: Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Time:  15:00 CEST

Location: Zoom

For more information on the webinar, please email ILAC Membership Outreach Officer, Kathrine Jesting, at kathrine.jesting(@)ilac.se.

The webinar will include a presentation by the World Justice Project, an ILAC member, on the status of the rule of law in Guatemala and the panelists will discuss how to support Guatemalan justice institutions and actors after the closing of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CIGIG). The discussion will be based on the recommendations from ILAC’s most recent rule of law assessment report – A Window of Opportunity: Support to the Rule of Law in Guatemala. The panelists will also discuss the concerns for further rule of law backsliding and threats to the justice sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The webinar will be held in English. 


Joel Martinez, Director of Engagement at World Justice Project.

Jaime Chávez Alor, Latin America Policy Manager at the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice of the New York City Bar.

Lizzette Robleto de Howarth, International Programmes Manager at the Law Society of England and Wales. 

Alvaro Montenegro, Alianza por las Reformas.

Lauren McIntosh, Legal Advisor at ILAC.