International Development Law Organization

Highlights

15 October, 2017

IDLO works to empower rural women by enhancing legal knowledge and rights awareness, giving them tools to promote justice in their local communities, and promoting their professional participation in the justice sector. Many women living in rural communities are excluded from decision-making processes and unable to access formal justice structures.

13 October, 2017

At the opening of the meeting, the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) recalled the crucial catalytic role that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays in enhancing productive capacities and creating jobs and expertise, while at the same time highlighting the concern that they remain concentra

11 October, 2017

The European Commission pledges an initial 1 million euro in support of the program

Leading legal firms worldwide commit to partner with the program

10 October, 2017

In September and October 2017, IDLO and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) organized 2 workshops and a dialogue forum in Uganda and Tanzania convening law students and legal academics to discuss the role of the law in national and global HIV responses.

5 October, 2017

“The rule of law is fundamentally about equality. We are all equal in the eyes of the law and entitled to equal protection,” remarked Director-General Irene Khan at the Opening Ceremony of the GQUAL Conference on 3 October. “The meaningful participation of women in international bodies is a right well-recognized in international documents, but a long way from realization.”

3 October, 2017

IDLO conducted a training for 75 defense lawyers from the Rwandan Bar Association (RBA) in Kigali from 29 August to 15 September as part of its project to strengthen the capacity of Rwandan defense lawyers to handle genocide transfer cases in

3 October, 2017

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In Tajik language and culture, the word ‘mediation’ has historically been associated with peace-building efforts; mediation was used to resolve community conflict situations after the civil war in the 1990s. It has not been known as an alternative form of dispute resolution outside the court system.

2 October, 2017

Forty legal professionals striving to become judges in courts of the Kyrgyz Republic have successfully graduated from pre-service preparatory training, paving the way for them to put forward their candidacies. The specialized training program is provided by the USAID-IDLO Kyrgyzstan Judicial Str

22 September, 2017

Two students from South Sudan’s University of Juba’s College of Law (COL) have successfully competed in the African Human Rights Moot Competition, held from 18 – 23 September in Mauritius. Their participation was facilitated by IDLO as part of its work to foster legal education in South Sudan.

22 September, 2017

As part of its efforts to build the capacity of Afghanistan’s justice sector through the Justice Training Transition Program (JTTP), IDLO has organized an exposure visit for Afghan justice professionals to Italian institutions.

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