Los eventos en Hermosillo, México siempre empiezan en las tardes. Para esa hora, el calor intenso – que llegó a un máximo de 49 grados centígrados en los cinco días que estuvimos ahí al principio de junio – comienza a dar paso a una brisa más agradable en la noche. Cuando el sol del desierto… Read More Justicia para los 49 ángeles: Filmando el aniversario de la tragedia de la Guardería ABC
El pasado mes de febrero N-Map viajó a México para producir videos informativos con el fin de apoyar el lanzamiento de la plataforma de transparencia corporativa “Quién es Quién Wiki”, desarrollada por el Proyecto sobre Organización, Desarrollo, Educación e Investigación (PODER) ®. En… Read More Quién es Quién Wiki, nueva herramienta para la transparencia corporativa en América Latina.
Last February, N-Map travelled to Mexico to produce informative videos to support the launch of the corporate transparency platform “Who’s Who Wiki,” developed by the Project on Organizing, Development, Education, and Research (PODER)®. In its first project in Mexico, N-Map accompanied PODER in conceptualizing five videos to communicate the… Read More Who’s Who Wiki, a New Tool for Corporate Transparency in Latin America
N-Map is pleased to announce the release of our newest film, produced in collaboration with Transparency International Georgia, discussing violations of the right to property in the Republic of Georgia. From 2004 to 2012, the Georgian government undertook a series of economic development projects intended to improve infrastructure, encourage investment, and boost the country’s capacity… Read More Video Launch: Protecting Property Rights in Georgia
By Elizabeth Summers During N-Map’s shoot in Georgia this May, we interviewed a man named Boris underneath a newly built ski lift in a small town in the Upper Caucasus mountains. The Georgian government expropriated Boris’s ancestral property to build the ski lift, and he never received any compensation from the government. Boris used to… Read More A First Look into Our Upcoming Advocacy Film in Georgia
This third, and last, field report from Nigeria, focuses on the political, legal, and environmental issues that Adam and I learned about during meeting with Nigerian NGOs last month. While I write about just three examples of Nigeria’s challenges in these areas, they provide a window into some of the most pressing problems that the… Read More Nigeria Field Post #3: Political, Legal, and Environmental Rights
On April 18, 2013, dozens of Uruguayan activists, politicians, and civil society members gathered at the Centro Cultural de España in Montevideo for the premiere of the campaign videos for Nunca Más Qué, (Never Again, What?). This campaign aims to mobilize support in Uruguay and abroad to ensure that the leaders in the country know… Read More Uruguayans Mobilize for the Montevideo Launch of Nunca Más Qué
(para español, ven abajo) UPDATE: Just in and available for viewing is Romper el Muro de la Impunidad (Breaking Down the Wall of Impunity). This is the extended video (11 minutes) that N-Map and CEJIL are launching as part of their campaign to overcome the barriers to truth and justice in Uruguay. It includes interviews with… Read More UPDATE: N-Map and CEJIL Launch Uruguay Campaign: Nunca Más Qué?
By Debbie Sharnak On February 13, 2013, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) held a private hearing to monitor Uruguay’s compliance with the Gelman v. Uruguay judgment from February 24, 2011. In this important ruling, the IACHR held Uruguay responsible for forced disappearances committed during the 1970s dictatorship for the first time. The case… Read More Gelman Hearing Sheds Light on the State of Uruguay’s Accountability Efforts
April 12, 2012 Haiti: Law in the Time of Cholera. UN Peacekeeping, Cholera and Human Rights On April 9, 2012 at the UN Church Center, N-Map premiered “Fight the Outbreak,” our new film on cholera in Haiti and UN accountability for the Institute and Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) and the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux… Read More N-Map Launches Fight the Outbreak! A Film about Cholera in Haiti & UN Impunity