Brazil 2016 Annual Conference

Rule of Law challenges in Latin America: Corruption and Judicial Independence


About the conference

The first Global Rule of Law Exchange annual conference was held in São Paulo, Brazil, on 18 and 19 April 2016. This conference was jointly organised with the Jones Day Foundation, Jones Day (the global partner of the Exchange), and FGV São Paulo School of Law.

The conference considered a number of urgent and current issues relating to the rule of law in Latin America, including corruption, the conduct of trials and ways to ensure judicial independence.

In addition to judges and practitioners from across the region, distinguished speakers from Brazil included among others: the former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former President of Bolivia Carlos D. Mesa, Supreme Court Justice Ministers Gilmar Mendes, as well as Beto Vasconcelos (National Secretary for Justice, Ministry of Justice).

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Video recording of the different sessions can be found here .


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