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29 November, 2016

(Rome) November 29, 2016 – One year after the historic inclusion of the rule of law in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Vietnam has joined the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), the only intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law.

29 November, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: (Rome) November 29, 2016 – One year after the historic inclusion of the rule of law in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Vietnam has joined the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), the only intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law.

28 November, 2016

‘Goal 16 focuses on the legal dimension of development but we could say the same of all the other goals, whether they focus on oceans, or health, or education, or environment,’ said the President of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Peter Thomson, during a visit to IDLO’s headquarters.

25 November, 2016
IDLO enables governments and empowers people to reform laws and strengthen institutions to promote peace, justice, sustainable development and economic opportunity. We contribute to creating stable and inclusive societies where every person can live free from fear and want, in dignity and under the rule of law. Some highlights of our work in 2015 include: ■ Supporting national ownership: We completed our...
23 November, 2016

IDLO and partners hosted the Second Regional Consultation on Law Enforcement and the HIV Response in Beirut this week.  The consultation was attended by representatives from law enforcement agencies and civil society organizations from seven countries in the region: Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Sudan.

23 November, 2016

The Yangon Rule of Law Centre hosted a government delegation, this week, to discuss the work of the Rule of Law Centres and legal issues in Yangon, and to promote cooperation between government justice actors and such initiatives.

18 November, 2016

IDLO has been working with the Kyrgyz Judiciary to support the establishment of a functional, credible and transparent legal system, since the adoption of the 2010 Constitution.

18 November, 2016

Adolescent girls and young women account for 71 percent of new HIV infections among young people in sub-Saharan Africa. They are more vulnerable to HIV because they are often subjected to a range of gender and age based biases, discrimination and violence, including sexual assault, forced marriage and trafficking.

18 November, 2016

In recent years, following a growth spur which made it the fastest growing economy in the world, Mongolia has experienced rapid economic and social downturn. Although the years of growth yielded wealth and investment, the country was unable to prepare for a recession due to corruption, inflation, distortion of the local economy and environmental degradation.

10 November, 2016

NOTA DE PRENSA - SAN PEDRO SULA, 3 de noviembre de 2016 - La Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo (IDLO por sus siglas en inglés) presentó los avances y primeros resultados de la cooperación técnica brindada a la Municipalidad 

10 November, 2016

NOTA DE PRENSA - SAN PEDRO SULA, 3 de noviembre de 2016 - La Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo (IDLO por sus siglas en inglés) presentó los avances y primeros resultados de la cooperación técnica brindada a la Municipalidad de la San Pedro Sula en el marco del Programa de Reducción de Homicidios y Violencia a través del Acceso a la Justicia en Honduras (RHAJ).

8 November, 2016

ROME, November 8, 2016 – Religious minorities are under threat as unscrupulous political leaders exploit people’s fears for short term electoral gains in some western countries, said Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), ahead of a conference on the promotion and protection of freedom of religion sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and I

8 November, 2016

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).

8 November, 2016
Aligning freedom of religion or belief policies with international human rights standards often involves a difficult balancing act among rights, and likewise between religious traditions and national security. These and other complex issues are surveyed in Freedom of Religion or Belief and the Law, along with the role of the law in finding solutions that are effective, fair and sustainable. Informed by consultative workshops with funding support from the Government of Italy, Freedom of...

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