International Development Law Organization


5 April, 2013

To mark World Health Day on April 7, 2013, IDLO Head of Social Development David Patterson issued a call to action. 

Heart disease. 
You don’t catch it from a toilet seat. 
Cancer: it doesn’t spread through sneezing. 
And diabetes? Well, no, you won’t pick it up on the subway. 

28 March, 2013

Kuwait City – As the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) hosted a Training on Public Procurement and PPP in Kuwait City this week, participants stressed the importance of effective infrastructure and transparency throughout government. 

26 March, 2013

Chaotic decolonization scenario, Marxist one-party state, war-ravaged nation, democracy, star economic reformer: in the last four decades, Mozambique has collected about as many labels as any developing country could. And in the past fifteen years, its geopolitical compass needle has swung from despairing to promising. 

21 March, 2013

On Wednesday, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan met with the Minister of Justice of Mozambique, Benvinda Levi, and the Ambassador of Mozambique, Carla Elisa Mucavi, at IDLO’s offices in Rome. 

20 March, 2013

Recruiting for: court judges. 

Remuneration: $300 to $600/month. 


13 March, 2013

BISHKEK, March 15, 2013 – An efficient judicial system is crucial to development. Yet from Moldova in the west to Mongolia in the east, underfunding of judicial systems remains the norm. Five countries in the region devote less than 0.5 percent of their national budget to the sector. In Kyrgyzstan, funding halved between 2008 and 2012.

10 March, 2013

The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) today launched its newest and most ambitious project to date in Afghanistan: the Justice Training Transition Program (JTTP) made possible through the support of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. State Department. 

8 March, 2013

Gender violence must cease to be a common currency, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan has said.

8 March, 2013

An event organized by IDLO to coincide with the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva heard from a great number of participants. Focusing on women’s access to justice, the meeting was supported by the Australian, Austrian and Finnish governments.

5 March, 2013

In the run-up to International Women’s Day, the Italian senator and veteran feminist talks to IDLO news editor Andre Vornic.