"Experience shows that there can be no gender equality unless women can access justice and dispense justice," IDLO Director of External Relations Judit Arenas has said at the launch of the GQUAL campaign for gender parity in international bodies.
IDLO’s Country Director for Somalia Adam-Shirwa Jama, responds to IDLO LinkedIn group members' questions:
Many thanks to the members for your interest in IDLO’s work in Somalia. Apologies if we didn’t manage to answer all your questions, we’ll arrange another session in the near future.
Panel Discussion cosponsored by Italy and Pakistan:
EQUITY, SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW ACROSS THE SDGs
From the "what" to the "how”: policy choices; measuring impact; tracking progress.
Side Event: Access to Legal Information
An instrument to empower the power, promote economic growth and engage citizens to partner with governments in achieving inclusive, sustainable growth
IDLO Somalia Country Director Adam-Shirwa Jama told a Washington roundtable hosted by the United States Institute of Peace that reform of the justice system had begun in Somalia. While it would take time for justice institutions to reach the whole of the country, Mr. Jama said, IDLO was encouraged by the international support given to these nascent institutions.
"Peace and justice cannot exist without a full realization of women's rights," The Hague Deputy Mayor Ingrid K. van Engelshoven told fellow panelists at a roundtable in the city. There was an ever-present need for what she called a 'gender lens'.
Roundtable: THE RULE OF LAW, CLIMATE JUSTICE & SUSTAINABLE LAND USE
Tools for Equity, Certainty and Transparency in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Tuesday, December 09, 2014, 4:45 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.
UNFCCC Convention Centre, 300 Paracas Room