The rule of law is emerging as one of the most pressing issues of this century. It is a cornerstone of peace, security, justice and development.
Antigua Guatemala, 17 May 2018
IDLO has entered into a new partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the UN’s principal training arm, to work together on advancing the rule of law and access to justice.
The Ombudsman of the Republic of Indonesia handles citizens’ complaints about public service delivery and maladministration. Often, similar complaints are filed, or citizens return with additional grievances, leading to the refiling of cases and extra legal and administrative costs. The Ombudsman of Indonesia seeks to improve its service delivery, its effectiveness when handling complaints and its relationship with citizens and other stakeholders.
Inaugural Meeting: High-level Group on Justice for Women
“Equal and effective justice for women and girls forms the basis of more sustainable and inclusive patterns of development, and is essential to achieve the aspirational goal of the 2030 Agenda to reach the furthest behind.”
The Philippines’ Office of the Ombudsman commemorated its 30 years of existence during a Joint Forum with IDLO in Manila on May 8, 2018. The Forum occurred as IDLO celebrates its 30th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization this year, marking a mutually significant occasion for both institutions.
Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Education has endorsed IDLO-supported mock court courses, expanding the pioneering curricula to law schools throughout the country.
In 2016, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched a needs-driven Umbrella Programme to enhance responsible investment in agriculture and food systems with a view to addressing the global challenges of food security and hunger, particularly in low income countries. The work includes support for the application of guidance instruments such as the Principles for Responsible Investment in Agriculture and Food Systems (CFS-RAI), endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2014.
High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace: Plenary Debate
STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION
April 25, 2018
United Nations Headquarters, New York
Ladies and Gentlemen
IDLO has been working in Afghanistan since 2002 to strengthen access to justice, uphold human rights, expand legal capacity and promote local ownership.