Actions 2017

  • Meetings held with:

  • Dr. Luis Cevasco, Attorney General in charge of the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires | January 3, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Representatives of the Canadian embassy for Argentina and Paraguay, Patrice Laquerre and Gabriel Puricelli | January 5, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Swiss Ambassador Hanspeter Mock | January 9, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Representatives of No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ), organized by Nicoló Figá-Talamanca together with various NGOs and civil society organizations | February 10, 2017, Brussels (Belgium).

  • Romina Morello, legal adviser at the organization Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA) | February 13, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Sasha Jawayardane, Analyst at The Hague Institute for Global Justice | February 13, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Silvia Fernández de Gurmendi, President of the International Criminal Court and Fabricio Guariglia, Prosecutor of the ICC | February 13, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Ellen Tacoma of The Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HiiL) | February 13, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Jelena Pia–Comella, Executive Director of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court | February 14, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Mariana Pena, Open Society Foundations international justice expert at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court building | February 14, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Han Moraal, Secretary General of the International Association of Prosecutors | February 14, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands).

  • Videoconference with Dr. Murilo Gaspardo and Prof. Daniel Carvalho, both professors at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil | February 20, 2017.

  • Events / Participations:

  • Presentation of the COPLA Campaign to the accredited Swiss Ambassador in Argentina and delegates from Swiss representations in Latin America | February 6, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Presentation of the Spanish version of “The Ventotene Manifesto” | February 9
    2017, Brussels (Belgium).

  • Presentation of the Campaign for the creation of COPLA before the Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly chaired by Ramón Jáuregui Atondo, European Parliament | February 15, 2017, Strasbourg (France).

  • Participation of the Council of the Federalist Movement | February 16-18, 2017, The Hague (The Netherlands)

  • Meetings held with:

  • Dr. Antonio Gustavo Gómez, Attorney General of Tucumán | March 3, 2016, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Provisional President of the Senate of the Argentine Nation, Dr. Federico Pinedo | March 6, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Chancellor of the Argentine Republic, Susana Malcorra | March 6, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Dr. Christian Cao, Law Expert on Regional Integration | March 7, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Rosario Salvatore Aitala, former president of the Italian Senate; Teresa Gastaldo, Ambassador of Italy in Argentina and the advisers, Giulia Campeglio and Salvatore Napolitano | March 9, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Rosario Salvatore Aitala at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires | March 13, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Videoconference with Octavio del Favero, Legal Coordinator of the Intelligent Citizen Foundation (Chile) | March 16, 2017.

  • Attorney General Ricardo Sáenz | March 16, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Micaela Hierro and Guadalupe Neme, representatives of the Latin American Youth Network for Democracy | March 23, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Videoconference with Sam Müller, Director of The Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HiiL) | March 28, 2017.

  • Dr. Alberto Rodríguez Giavarini, director of the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) | March 29, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • “Organized crime in Latin America - Problems and proposals”. Participation of Edgardo Buscaglia, expert in law and organized crime; Fernando Iglesias, director of the campaign for COPLA and Christian Cao, coordinator of the Group of Jurists for COPLA, at the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) | March 14, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

  • Co-organization of the informative workshop of the COPLA campaign at the National Institute of Exact Sciences (INCE) by Dr. Rommel Santos Díaz, representative of the campaign in the Dominican Republic | March 27, 2017, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Minister of Justice and Human Rights of the Argentine Republic, Dr. Germán Garavano | April 19, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Ambassador of Chile in the Argentine Republic, Mr. José Antonio Viera Gallo | April 24, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Representatives of the NGO New Projection | April 28, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Co-organization of the informative workshop of the COPLA campaign at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo by Dr. Rommel Santos Díaz | April 6, 2017, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

  • Presentation of the campaign for the UNPA by Fernando Iglesias, director of the campaign for COPLA; Patricio Degiorgis, president of the NGO Democracia Global and Jo Leinen, MEP and co-chair of the UNPA campaign, at the University of Belgrano | April 17, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Presentation of the UNPA and COPLA campaigns by Global Democracy volunteers at the 'Global Youth Volunteer Day' event, organized by the United Nations Youth Organization (OAJNU) in the Government Auditorium of the City of Buenos Aires | April 21, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Participation of Fernando Iglesias, director of the COPLA campaign; Christian Cao, coordinator of the Group of Jurists for COPLA, and Martina Shearer, member of the Group of Jurists, at the event "Functioning of the ICC Prosecutor's Office", led by the Director of the International Criminal Court's Prosecutor's Division, Dr. Fabricio Guariglia at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights | April 21, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Co-organization of the Presentation of the COPLA campaign by Dr. Rommel Santos Díaz, representative of COPLA in the Dominican Republic, at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo together with students of the Master's Degree in Criminal Procedure Law | April 22, 2017, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Representatives of the regional NGO 'Mujeres por la Democracia', Raquel Munt y Céspedes | May 2, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Representatives of the NGO New Projection, Micaela Buonchanabong and Agustín Japas | May 3, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Meeting with Dr. Agustín Flah, specialist in money laundering and asset recovery | May 10, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Representatives of the Argentine Youth Organization for the United Nations | May 11, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Videoconference with students of Oded Gilad, member of the Council of the World Federalist Movement of Israel | May 15, 2017.

  • Gastón Hernán Schulmeister, National Director of Regional and International Security Cooperation, and Yamila Solange Etulain, Director of International Affairs of the Ministry of Security of the Nation | May 22, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina). Held events / Participations: “Dialogue on Europe in Latin America”, EURAL / CUIA Conference at the Argentine Catholic University, the Italian Institute of Culture, the National University of La Plata and the National University of Luján | May 2, 3, 4, and 5, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Presentation of the COPLA campaign at the Fundación Libertad Annual Dinner in the Ambar room of the Parque Norte exhibition center in the City of Buenos Aires | May 4, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • “Presentation of the campaign for COPLA in the State Theory chair” at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires by the director of the campaign and the director of the Group of Jurists for COPLA, Dr. Christian Cao | May 15, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

  • “Presentation of the campaign for COPLA in the Chair of Integration Law” at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires by the director of the campaign and the director of the Group of Jurists for COPLA, Dr. Christian Cao | May 15, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Presentation of the campaign by COPLA within the framework of the "XXVIII Ibero-American Congress of Women Entrepreneurs" organized by the Ibero-American Federation of Women for Democracy (FIDE) under the slogan "Redesigning Paths for More Equitable Societies" at the Hotel Panamericano | May 23, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Ing. Mauricio Macri, President of the Argentine Republic, and Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires at the Casa Rosada | June 12, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Mr. Pablo Avelluto, Minister of Culture of the Nation, in the Ministry of Culture of the Argentine Nation | June 16, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Federico Pinedo, Provisional President of the Senate of the Argentine Nation | June 16, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Hilda Molina and Maria Mercedes Mazzulla, members of the 'Crecer en Libertad' foundation | June 16, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Minister of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation, Dr. Germán Garavano | June 21, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Cándido Figueredo Ruiz, journalist in Paraguay | June 27, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Participation of the executive coordinator of Global Democracy, Camila Lopez Badra, in the "V Regional Forum, Youth and Democracy" presenting the panel "Initiative of the Latin American and Caribbean Criminal Court", held in the city of Cancun | June 20, 2017, Cancun (Mexico).

  • Presentation of the COPLA campaign by the Director of the Group of Jurists for COPLA, Dr. Christian Cao, with representatives of INTERPOL Latin America | June 29, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Santiago Otamendi, Secretary of Justice of the Nation | July 5, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Representatives of the Argentine Youth Organization for the United Nations (OAJNU) in order to seal a cooperation agreement UNPA-COPLA-OAJNU 2017-2020 | July 7, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Minister of Security Patricia Bullrich in the Ministry of Security of the Nation of the City of Buenos Aires | July 7, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Gabriel Salvia and team from the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) | July 10, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Tamara Quiroga, advisor to the Argentine Chamber of Commerce and current fellow in The Hague for the NGO The Hague Institute for the Internationalization of Law (HiiL) | July 25, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Argentine Republic, Marcos Peña, at the Government House of the City of Buenos Aires | July 26, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Event organized by the NGOs "New Projection" and "Global Democracy" entitled "Drug trafficking and organized crime. A new perspective for the future” in the Auditorium of the University of Economic and Social Sciences | July 5, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Co-organization of the Presentation of the campaign by COPLA, together with the Dominican Organization for the Study and Promotion of International Relations | July 29, 2017, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

  • Meetings held with:

  • FAPLA Board of Directors | August 2, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Jorge Faurie, Foreign Minister of the Argentine Republic at the Argentine Foreign Ministry of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires | August 2, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Eduardo Cáceres, Senator and Vice President in the Latin American Parliament | August 28, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Sebastián Garat, chief of staff of the Undersecretary of Criminal Policy and his team at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation | August 30, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

  • Amb. Tomás Kroyer, Undersecretary for Institutional Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the General Coordinator of Public Diplomacy, Mariana Rodríguez Parejas | August 30, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Presentation of the COPLA campaign at the XIII Congress of the Argentine Society for Political Analysis (SAAP) at the Torcuato Di Tella University | August 2 and 4, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Presentation of the COPLA campaign by Luis Masi and Agustina Tartaglino, members of Democracia Global, at the headquarters of the Argentine Network for International Cooperation (RACI) | August 3, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

  • Presentation of the Campaign for COPLA at the 13th Annual Meeting on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism organized by FAPLA | August 10, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Lucio Levi, former president of the European Federalist Movement; James Arputharaj Williams and Giorgio Anselmi, MFM Executive Committee Member and Chairman | September 11, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Mr. Gennaro Migliore, Secretary of the Ministry of Justice | September 11, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Daniele Archibugi, outstanding academic | September 11, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Emma Bonino, Member of the Italian Parliament | September 11, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Nathalie Tocci, director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali and special adviser to the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy | September 11, 2017, Rome, Italy. 

  • Meeting with Eugenio Marino, member of the Democratic Party of Italy | September 12, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Rosario Salvatore Aitala, former president of the Italian Senate | September 12, 2017 in Rome (Italy).

  • Gabriela Michetti, Vice President of the Argentine Republic, gave new impetus to the creation of a Latin American Criminal Court against Organized Transnational Crime at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly | September 20, New York (United States).

  • Michelle Reyes, coordinator for the Americas of the Coalition for the International Criminal Court with the aim of forming a side event at the next Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court in New York City | September 19, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Celia Szusterman, Argentine sociologist and director of the Institute for the Statecraft | September 22, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina)..

  • Hernán Lombardi, head of the Federal Media and Public Content System of the Argentine Republic | September 25, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Video-Conference between Dignora Hernández (Venezuelan deputy and signatory of the COPLA campaign) with the aim of taking the project to the Venezuelan Legislative Branch | September 26, 2017.

  • Events / Participations:

  • Participation of Leslie Guamba and Agustín Cattaneo, volunteers of Global Democracy in the Ventotene Pre-Seminar “Towards World Federalism”, Presentation of the COPLA campaign | September 1-3, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Co-organization of the Conference Presentation of the COPLA campaign at the Italian Center for European Training | September 11, 2017, Rome (Italy).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Meeting with Martín García Moritán, Argentine ambassador to the United Nations | October 13, 2017, New York (United States).

  • Foreign Minister of the Argentine Republic, Mr. Jorge Faurie and the Director General of the Legal Department, Mario Oyarzabal | October 18, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Pedro Güiraldes by virtue of his relationship with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands with the idea of informing the Dutch government about the COPLA campaign | October 18, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Debate on the campaign for the creation of the UNPA in the St. Martin school | October 23, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Pablo Secchi, executive director of the NGO Poder Ciudadano, in charge of the C-20 2018 agenda, at the offices of Poder Ciudadano | October 24, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Tatiana Salem, National Director of Relations with the Legislative Branch and Alejandra Daglio, Advisor to the Undersecretary for Criminal Policy | October 26, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Participation of Luis Masi as a representative of the Campaign for COPLA in the Labor Insertion Workshop in the field of International Relations organized by the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) | October 2, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Presentation of the campaign by the UNPA within the framework of the XIX Model United Nations organized by the University of Belgrano | October 9 and 13, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Participation of Fernando A. Iglesias in the Second Annual Meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Federalist Movement | October 13, 2017, New York (United States).

  • Organization of the "IX Altiero Spinelli Symposium: Venezuela and the democratic clause of MERCOSUR" in the Chamber of Deputies of the Nation with panelists Lilia Puig de Stubrin, Fabián Lavallén Ranea and Fernando Iglesias | October 17, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Debate on the campaign for the UNPA at Colegio St. Martin by Tomás Molina, Amparo García, Agustín Cattaneo and Jorge Mariño, volunteers from the NGO Democracia Global | October 23, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Meetings held with:

  • Dr. Juan G. Navarro Floria, member of the National Justice and Peace Commission of the Argentine Episcopal Conference, at the Global Democracy office | November 9, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Senator of Bolivia, María Lourdes Landívar and her adviser Yadive Ascimani | November 15, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Diego César Bunge, President of the Forum for Studies on the Administration of Justice (FORES), at the Bunge Study | November 23, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Presentation of the COPLA Statute project at the Faculty of Law of the

  • University of Buenos Aires | November 16, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Participation of Camila López Badra, coordinator of the campaign for COPLA, and Emilia Ismael, volunteer of the NGO Democracia Global, at the Conference “World Youth Forum, we need to talk” | November 4-9, 2017, Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt).

  • Events / Participations:

  • Intra-ministerial presentation of the COPLA campaign at the central office of the Ministry of Security | December 1, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

  • Holding of the Side Event “Towards a Latin American and Caribbean Criminal Court against Transnational Organized Crime” during the 16th Assembly of States Parties to the International Criminal Court | December 13, 2017, New York (United States).

  • Discussion table on Cybercrime within the framework of the campaign for COPLA, in the Mexico branch of the Ministry of Security | December 20, 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina).