International Development Law Organization

Highlights

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.

15 May, 2017

As five African countries, including Kenya, gear up for elections later this year, IDLO’s Director-General, Irene Khan, visited Nairobi to support ongoing work in the country and met with officials to discuss electoral justice, good governance and gender equality.

15 May, 2017

“We are privileged to protect the rights of all women, but especially those who are the most vulnerable, who are poor, who have no voice, and who […] put their lives in our hands,” opened Judge Susana Medina de Rizzo of the Superior Court of Justice of Entre Rios, Argentina, and President of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ)

10 May, 2017

Teresa Mugadza, IDLO’s Country Director for Liberia. When I took up post in Monrovia last summer, what struck me most was that I found a committed and cooperative judiciary, but one handicapped by a lack of resources. Often, people erroneously think that Liberia has no legal framework, but that is not true.

2 May, 2017

Languages: English - Pусский

> 50% of all cases reported to the police in Mongolia relate to domestic violence, according to law enforcement officials.

> In 2015, national statistics showed a 25% increase in the number of domestic violence cases reported, compared with previous years.

27 April, 2017

Rape is the second most commonly reported serious crime in Liberia, yet many survivors fail to get justice.

25 April, 2017

In a country where in 2013, rape and domestic violence were reported as accounting for over 70 per cent of all serious reported crimes, IDLO has been providing crucial support in forensic training.

In Liberia, the WHO estimates that between 61 and 77% of women and girls were raped during the civil war, and gender-based violence continues to be prevalent.

19 April, 2017

Gender equality, justice, good governance and the rule of law dominated discussions the Director-General of IDLO, Irene Khan, held with officials during a recent visit to Canada.

19 April, 2017

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