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
BUSINESS, HUMAN RIGHTS, THE RULE OF LAW AND THE NEW DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM LUNCHEON
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Palais des Nations, Delegates Restaurant Geneva
IDLO has joined forces with International IDEA, the Stockholm-based Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, to organize an ambitious workshop on the role of the judiciary in constitutional transitions.
The First Lady of Honduras, Ana García de Hernández, the President of the Supreme Court, diplomats and government officials were among those who joined IDLO in Tegucigalpa on 27 October 2014 to review the results of the organization's work in the country.
The Law, Justice and Development Week 2014 is taking place at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC from October 20 to October 24. The focus of this year's annual forum is financing and implementing the Post-2015 development agenda.
IDLO is co-organizing a consultation on Police and HIV to be held in conjunction with the 2nd Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference in Amsterdam in October. The consultation is being convened by the Law Enforcement and HIV Network (LEAHN), and is being co-organized along with the Centre for Law Enforcement and Public Health and Birkbeck School of Law at the University of London.
The Governments of Italy, Ghana, World Food Programme and International Development Law Organization, in collaboration with UN Women, will organize a high-level event under the title on “Feeding the Planet – Empowering Women: The Food and Nutrition Security Challenge”, to support the mainstreaming of gender equality in food and nutrition security.
IDLO, along with the Ministry of Justice of Mongolia and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, will host an international workshop from September 11-12 in Ulaanbaatar to discuss the new Mongolian draft Judicial Decision Enforcement Act. It will be attended by inter