Freedom of religion should not be considered a zero sum game, where religious rights stand in opposition to other human rights and one person’s win is another person’s loss, according to a new report on the right to freedom of religion and the law published by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).
‘Policies, laws and fair justice systems play a crucial role in making sure that women have equal access to land and productive resources,’ Ilaria Bottigliero, IDLO Director of Research & Learning, told participants during a panel discussion on the topic of ‘Land, gender and food securit
IDLO Director-General to visit Myanmar
PRESS RELEASE - LAUNCH OF LIBERIA NATIONAL POLICE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUND CLASS OF 2016/17
IDLO has handed over ‘popular versions’ of the Kenya Mining and Minerals Policy to the Kenyan government during the opening session of the first Kenyan Mining Forum.
The mining sector is seen as having the potential to contribute significantly to Kenya’s economic development.
Allowing ex-convicts to reintegrate into society as productive citizens can significantly contribute to curbing violence by preventing the reoccurrence of crime.
IDLO is saddened to learn of the passing of Miriam Defensor Santiago, former Senator of the Philippines and esteemed member of our International Advisory Council.
Ms. Santiago died on September 29 following a long battle with lung cancer; she was a major figure in Filipino politics and the first Filipino to be elected to the International Criminal Court.
A delegation led by Afghan Attorney General, Farid Hamidi, participated in the 21st Annual Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors in Dublin this month, with the support of IDLO.
‘Development for a very long time was seen as measuring health, jobs, education etc. - the famous Millennium Development Goals. But citizens around the world were demanding something else, they were saying that development wasn’t getting to them …..