January 30 Tuesday

Panel: "Drug Laws and Evidence from Latin America"

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 6:10PM - 7:45PM
  • Room 129
  • Open To The Public
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Description

Panelists:

Ernesto Zedillo is the Frederick Iseman ’74 Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization; Professor in the Field of International Economics and Politics; Professor of International and Area Studies; and Professor Adjunct of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University.

Rodrigo Uprimny is a Professor and now a Professor Emeritus at the National University of Colombia, and has been a visiting professor at several universities. He was an assistant magistrate and temporary replacement at the Constitutional Court and is co-judge of that Court and of the Council of State. He is a member of the International Commission of Jurists and the United Nations ESCR Committee (2015-2018). He was Director of Dejusticia and is currently coordinator of the Drug Policy program. He has published several books and articles on these issues, as author or co-author.

Coletta Youngers is a Senior Fellow and consultant with WOLA's drug policy reform project, which promotes more effective and humane drug policies through dialogue and up-to-date analysis of developments in the region. She is one of the founders of the Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (CEDD).

Sergio Chaparro is Program Office and the Center for Economic and Social Rights.  He is a philosopher and Master in Law at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He has worked as a professor of labor economics, consultant at the Colombian Center of Historical Memory, the National Union School and the Ombudsman´s Office. He works with Dejusticia as a principal researcher on drug policy, social rights and quantitative support to other areas

Catalina Pérez Correa (moderator) is professor of law at the Center for Research and Teaching of Economics (CIDE). She received her LLM and JSD from the Stanford University Law School. She is currently a visiting fellow at the Schell Center for International Human Rights at the Yale Law School. Until recently she coordinated the Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (CEDD).


 

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights

Contact Information

Barbara Mianzo

barbara.mianzo@yale.edu

203-432-7480


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