IDLO offers its full support to the next United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, who was sworn in this week. IDLO’s Director-General, Irene Khan, congratulated him on his appointment and praised his political and humanitarian experience which, she said, gives him ‘a unique understanding of the challenges outside and inside the UN.’
On a recent trip to a Central Asian preliminary detention center, the custodians proudly showed us the new ventilation system to prevent from spread of TB – a cut-in window directly across the door.
IDLO invites you to visit our Annual Report, which takes you on a deeper journey of our work across the globe in 2015.
PRESS RELEASE: NYU Law and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) signed a memorandum of understanding on October 3 that establishes a framework for close cooperation on projects of mutual interest to promote the rule of law.
PRESS RELEASE: (Rome) November 29, 2016 – One year after the historic inclusion of the rule of law in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Vietnam has joined the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), the only intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law.
‘Goal 16 focuses on the legal dimension of development but we could say the same of all the other goals, whether they focus on oceans, or health, or education, or environment,’ said the President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Peter Thomson, during a visit to IDLO’s headquarters.
IDLO and partners hosted the Second Regional Consultation on Law Enforcement and the HIV Response in Beirut this week. The consultation was attended by representatives from law enforcement agencies and civil society organizations from seven countries in the region: Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Sudan.
The Yangon Rule of Law Centre hosted a government delegation, this week, to discuss the work of the Rule of Law Centres and legal issues in Yangon, and to promote cooperation between government justice actors and such initiatives.