IDLO’s Director General, Irene Khan, will be speaking about ‘The Power of SDGs to Achieve Prosperity for All’ at a side event, during the UN General Assembly, co-hosted by the Global Action Platform, IDLO and other partners.
IDLO representatives are participating this week in the 21stInternational AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, which is said to be the largest conference on any global health or development issue.
“The ASEAN region, with its strong array of justice and development partners, provides an excellent platform to blossom both the letter and the spirit of [the] global goals,” said Dr.
African policymakers, government officials, legal experts and civil society leaders will meet in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from June 1-2 to discuss the rule of law as a driver for sustainable development on the continent.
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To promote greater awareness and dialogue on contemporary human rights issues in South Sudan, the College of Law (COL) at the University of Juba in South Sudan, supported by IDLO, will host a three-day Symposium, providing a platform for academic discussion on important legal, political and human rights topics.
Rome – “The underlying issues that the poor face in the finance sector can teach us valuable lessons for the justice sector: in many places, the law serves only the people who can afford it,” said Professor Muhammad Yunus, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his pioneering work on microcredit and women’s empowerment.
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Representatives from government, civil society and the private sector gathered in New York at the United Nations to discuss the importance of promoting equal participation of women in international positions of authority to promote sustainable development.