Highlights

18 July, 2017

During a panel discussion in Geneva, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan suggested that out-of-the-box partnerships, flexibility and investment in innovative ideas could help the international community address the world’s refugee problems.

7 July, 2017

An important advancement in Afghanistan has been the development of a comprehensive electronic database to track cases of violence against women and girls across the country. Launched in 2016, it is now being used in 20 provinces.

29 June, 2017

The 2012 crisis exposed Northern Mali to internal displacement of its population, conflict and security situations, and the absence of institutions. Since the peace accord in 2015, there have been progressive signs of stabilization including the uptake of judicial activities in the country.

20 June, 2017

“It’s about building people’s confidence in the courts,” explained IDLO Director-General Irene Khan on the topic of why judicial independence matters. “What are the issues of independence, integrity, approach, principle, ethics that build people’s trust in the judiciary?”

16 June, 2017

Languages: English - Italian

(Rome, June 14, 2017) The International Development Law Organization, IDLO, has signed a new Host Country Agreement with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

6 June, 2017

In the months following the launch of the Liberia National Police fund, an initiative for female police officers to undertake skills training, IDLO has been supporting professional development activities as part of the broader pursuit of access to justice in the country.

16 May, 2017

(Beijing, May 13, 2017) The International Development Law Organization, IDLO, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF).

16 May, 2017

Languages: English - Pусский

Fred Huston, Country Director. Our work in the justice and rule of law arena in Kyrgyzstan in 2016 took place against a backdrop of ongoing public dissatisfaction with the performance of the judiciary. Many people here still try to blame the judiciary for the ills of the country.

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