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Assembly of Parties

THE ASSEMBLY OF PARTIES is IDLO's highest decision-making body. It is composed of Representatives of all Member Parties, which are signatories to the Establishment Agreement of IDLO. It convenes in Rome at least once a year. The role of the Assembly is to determine the Organization's policies and oversee the work of the Director-General. Its duties include the adoption of the budget, the action plan and the by-laws for the governance of the Organization, and the appointment of the Director-General and members of the Board of Advisers.The parties to IDLO's Establishment Agreement are currently:

  • Afghanistan

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Bulgaria

  • Burkina Faso

  • China 

  • Ecuador

  • Egypt [Member of Audit and Finance Committee]

  • El Salvador

  • France 

  • Honduras 

  • Italy [Vice President ex officio] [Chair of Audit and Finance Committee]

  • Jordan

  • Kenya 

  • Kuwait [President]

  • Mongolia

  • Mozambique 

  • Netherlands [Member of Standing Committee]

  • Norway

  • OFID

  • ​Pakistan [Member of Standing Committee]

  • Paraguay

  • Peru [Member of Audit and Finance Committee]

  • Philippines

  • Romania 

  • Senegal

  • Sudan

  • Tunisia

  • Turkey [Member of Audit and Finance Committee]

  • USA [Vice-President] [Member of Audit and Finance Committee]

  • Vietnam