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The organization attended and collaborated with the organization of the Latin American Consultations for Human Rights Defenders in 2001, 2002, and 2004. It also played a significant role in the creation of the Brazilian Committee of Human Rights Defenders in 2004, which became the main national network of social movements and civil society organizations involved with issues related to HRDs. Justiça Global also had a significant contribution to the design and implementation of the current Program for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, Communicators and Environmentalists (PPDDH), having been part of its national coordination from 2005 to 2016.

Justiça Global is currently part of the Salles Pimenta Working Group (Ministry of Human Rights and Citizenship), which is responsible for preparing the National Plan for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, Communicators and Environmentalists. It also monitors the topic with the National Human Rights Council, being part of its Permanent Commission of Human Rights Defenders and Fight Against the Criminalization of Social Movements since 2016.