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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.

4 May, 2017

Press release: (Nairobi, Kenya) May 4, 2017 – As five countries in Africa, including Kenya, gear up for general elections later this year, a new report published today by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) highlights the need for a strong judicial electoral dispute resolution mechanism.

4 May, 2017
The Lessons Learned Brief, Avoiding Violence and Enhancing Legitimacy: Judicial Preparedness for Handling Electoral Disputes in Kenya and Beyond presents lessons on electoral dispute preparation (EDP) and electoral dispute resolution (EDR) programming, drawing from IDLO’s pioneering support to the Kenyan judiciary in the 2013 general election, and the international literature on EDR systems. Executive Summary also available for download below.
3 May, 2017

Media Advisory: Interview Availability. Nairobi, April 27, 2017 - The Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) will visit Kenya from May 3 to 5, 2017 to discuss electoral justice, gender equality and the rule of law with representatives of the Government of the Republic of Kenya, the ju

3 May, 2017

The Brief (or Lessons Learned Brief), titled Avoiding Violence and Enhancing Legitimacy: Judicial Preparedness for Handling Electoral Disputes in Kenya and Beyond, explores IDLO’s support to the Kenyan judiciary to resolve electoral disputes.

2 May, 2017

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> 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.

28 April, 2017

HIGH-LEVEL EVENT: On the occasion of the visit to Kenya of its Director-General Irene Khan, IDLO is hosting a high-level panel discussion on “Assessing ongoing reforms for gender equality in Kenya within the context of constitutional transformation”.

27 April, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 

Agenda item 4: Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

April 27, 2017

New York

27 April, 2017

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

25 April, 2017

22 years after Rwanda’s genocide, suspects remain at large and exiled in different countries around the world. Ensuring that they are brought to justice on national soil is a major priority for the Government of Rwanda.

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.

21 April, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

Infopoverty World Conference

April 21, 2017

New York

Remarks by Patrizio Civili, IDLO

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you Pierpaolo and thanks to the organizers for inviting me to moderate this panel on health for all.

20 April, 2017

As part of IDLO’s continuous commitment to accountability and results-based management, IDLO is pleased to share this Mid-Term Evaluation Brief (summarised evaluation report): “Supporting Access to Justice in Afghanistan (SAJA)”.

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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