Past Events

July 24, 2019


Nowhere to Turn: Gender-Based Violence in the Northern Triangle and its Impact on Migration

When security situations deteriorate in the Northern Triangle, women face the violence by powerful gangs and the domestic violence. This has exacerbated the tendency to migrate, despite a high likelihood of facing violence on the journey north and a slim likelihood of obtaining asylum in the United States.

July 16, 2019

Security and Human Rights

Forum: Public Security Policies that Guarantee Human Rights in El Salvador

Four organizations promoted a discussion on public security policies in El Salvador that are respectful, guarantee human rights and include democratic controls.

June 25, 2019

Migration & Security

Progress at Risk? First Annual Conference on Security, Migration, and Rule of Law in the Northern Triangle

Record numbers of Central Americans have fled the countries of the Northern Triangle during the first half of 2019, giving rise to abundant questions about how to address the drivers of migration.

April 19, 2019

Rule of Law

In Solidarity with Nicaragua: One Year of Resistance

On the first anniversary of the student-led protests and a vicious government crackdown, Seattle International Foundation invites you to hear from the survivors of the ongoing crisis in Nicaragua.

March 27, 2019

Rule of Law

A Vow to End Child Marriage

Join Seattle International Foundation and GlobalWA members for a vibrant discussion on what child marriage looks like around the world and what these organizations are doing to tackle this complex, multi-faceted issue.

February 19, 2019

Rule of Law

Nicaragua's Human Rights Crisis: A GIEI Investigation

Join Seattle International Foundation and Americas Society/Council of the Americas for a presentation and discussion with three members of the GIEI about their report and recommendations for dealing with Nicaragua’s widening human rights crisis.

February 7, 2019

Rule of Law

Democracy in Nicaragua Under Siege: An Independent Report on the Violence of the Ortega Regime

Organized by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Seattle International Foundation, this event offer an in-depth discussion of its content as well as an analysis of the state of affairs in Nicaragua today.

June 1, 2018


Addressing Violence Against Women & Girls in Rural Guatemala

A conversation about securing the rights of women and girls through community-based approaches with Women’s Justice Initiative’s Kate Flatley and Elvia Raquec.