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Haiti floods
22 April, 2016

As world leaders attend a signing ceremony at the United Nations in New York to approve the historic ‘Paris Agreement’ on climate change, IDLO highlights the crucial role the rule of law and climate justice policy issues - such as legal certainty, trans

Somali flag
19 April, 2016

In a recent survey, less than 30% of Somalis said that they would resort to the formal justice system in their country to resolve a dispute.

14 April, 2016

IDLO is pleased to announce it membership to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to improve the transparency of aid, development, and humanitarian resources.

14 April, 2016

IDLO has signed a cooperation agreement with the Milan Center for Food Law and Policy, establishing a firm basis for collaboration between the two organizations on legal issues relating to food, nutrition and agriculture. Opportunities being explored include joint res

31 March, 2016

IDLO mourns the loss of Professor Alfredo Flores Tadiar who was the former Chair of IDLO’s Board of Advisers.  On December 3, 2015, Prof. Tadiar sadly passed from a brain stem infarct.

21 March, 2016

As the World Bank’s annual meeting on Land and Poverty got underway in Washington DC, representatives of governments, civil society, academia, the development community and private sector discussed land policy, challenges, and the latest research on land governance

Afghan Chief Justice visits IDLO
16 March, 2016

“International organizations in Afghanistan often try to reach their goals as if using a raft to cross a river.

Monrovia, Liberia
16 March, 2016

More than a decade after the civil war in Liberia ended, sexual violence remains rife.

7 March, 2016

I was facing a lot of problems …. my case was not addressed in court……I didn’t have the possibility of opening my own bank account ….. the money I was getting from sewing, knitting and cooking had to just be kept in the shelter’s office.


25 February, 2016

In Kenya, electoral disputes can generate powerful emotions, leading to conflict, unrest and even violence. Electoral dispute resolution (EDR) remains a critical element in the electoral cycle that helps secure the integrity of elections and also curbs electoral-related violence.