LETTER TO THE EDITOR - The BUDGET DEBATE IS ABOUT OUR MONEY 20 APRIL 2013
Dear Editor, As the budget debate continues we seem to be losing sight of some fundamental principles. We, the Guyanese are a free people. There is no “ruling party” despite the media’s insistence on describing the PPP/C as such.
JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF GUYANA PRESS RELEASE 8 MARCH 2013
The Amerindian Act fully protects Amerindian peoples The Justice Institute Guyana welcomes the publication of the judgement in the case of Chang v Guyana Geology & Mines Commission and the Isseneru Village Council. Since the matter is on appeal I will not comment on the merits of the decision.
JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF GUYANA PRESS RELEASE 11 DECEMBER 2012
GUYANA'S MACUSHI PEOPLES JOIN PARALEGAL SYSTEM Thirty-five individuals from Macushi communities in Guyana have been trained as paralegals by the Justice Institute Guyana.
JUSTICE INSTITUTE GUYANA
STATEMENT ON THE OCCASSION OF THE
WALK FOR EQUALITY 10th DECEMBER 2012
Justice Institute Guyana Statement on the occasion of the Walk for Equality in celebration of Human Rights Day 10th December 2012 The Justice Institute Guyana was set up to promote the rule of law, to increase access to justice, and to work for social and environmental justice. We believe that each and every human being has dignity. That dignity must be respected. Human dignity is respected through recognising and enforcing human rights.
JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF GUYANA PRESS RELEASE 14 NOVEMBER 2011
EU sponsors successful legal training programme in Kato for Amerindian toshaos, councillors and residents. Region 8 Amerindian Toshaos, village councillors and villagers have successfully completed an intensive four (4) day legal training programme.
KATO HOSTS SUCCESSFUL LEGAL TRAINING PROGRAMME 14 November 2011
KATO VILLAGE HOSTS SUCCESSFUL REGIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMME Kato Amerindian community hosted a successful training programme in their village from Monday 7th to Friday 11th November. The Patamona and Macushi people of Region 8
Commonwealth HEADS OF GOVERNMENT MEETING: CIVIL SOCIETY CONSULTATION FORUM
29th July 2011
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting: Civil Society consultation forum 29th July 2011 This is the text of a speech delivered by Melinda Janki, Director of the Justice Institute Guyana Inc. at the human rights session organised by the Justice Institute Guyana Inc.
CIVIL SOCIETY ADDRESSES HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS IN THE CARIBBEAN 29 JUNE 2011
Civil society addresses human rights concerns in the Caribbean region The Caribbean Policy Development Centre and the Commonwealth Foundation today successfully completed their regional consultations for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth later this year.
HISTORIC WORKSHOP ON TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE 15 March 2011
HISTORIC WORKSHOP ON TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE The Justice Institute of Guyana is pleased to welcome the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity to Guyana for an historic workshop on traditional knowledge.