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23 March, 2017

Tunisia is regarded as a leader in the region, and even globally, on progressive gender legislation and initiatives, including on women’s participation in all aspects of public life.

21 March, 2017

Widely considered to improve the effectiveness of justice systems by helping both the State and litigants avoid the costs and delays of court procedures, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a commonly used mechanism to resolve conflicts in many countries.

21 March, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

Commission of the Status of Women, General Discussion (Item 3)

March 16, 2017

New York

Delivered by Judit Arenas, Director – External Relations & Deputy Permanent Observer to the United Nations, IDLO

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17 March, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

34th Session of the Human Rights Council: Report of Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law

March 15, 2017

Geneva

Delivered by Hector Guerra, Office of the Permanent Observer to the United Nations and other International Organizations, IDLO

13 March, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

34th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

March 8, 2017

Geneva

Delivered by Hector Guerra, Office of the Permanent Observer to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva, IDLO

10 March, 2017

Traditionally under the remit of environmentalists alone, biodiversity has now been recognized in the 2030 Agenda as a key element of global development that should be integrated across all sectors.

10 March, 2017

The last two decades following the Beijing Platform of Action have seen a proliferation of laws that address gender equality in intersecting areas of women’s political and economic participation, violence against women, equal pay for equal work, family relations, reproductive rights, land and property rights, and access to services.

9 March, 2017

“Men and boys have to be there with us,” advocated IDLO’s Director-General, Irene Khan, during an event looking at ‘Fighting the backlash against women’, organized by the Overseas Development Institute to mark International Women’s Day.

8 March, 2017

Mosooma* is 29 years old, and the only woman in a group of two dozen civil and commercial law instructors working for the Government and Bar Association in Afghanistan.

7 March, 2017

The rolling hills of Burundi, or collines, represent the heart of its rural society. Burundi has a growing population and one of the highest population densities in Africa, yet 90% of its nine million inhabitants live in rural areas and many rely on subsistence farming for food.

7 March, 2017

We live in a world of abundance, yet ensuring food security remains challenging. Women are responsible for more than half of global food production. Yet they account for 70 per cent of the world’s hungry and are disproportionately affected by malnutrition. 

6 March, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

34th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

March 7, 2017

Geneva

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