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25 June, 2014
Violence against women is a global phenomenon, plaguing many women in different countries, albeit it is more apparent in third world countries. Afghanistan is unfortunately among those countries struggling with this phenomenon, due to the violence and complexities resulting from years of war on the one hand and widespread detrimental customs and traditions, antagonistic in many aspects with the Sharia, on the other hand. Given this situation, providing safe shelters for women who are victims...
25 June, 2014

The Afghan Shelter Network (ASN) along with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), with support from the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), will launch the 'Women’s Protection Centers Guidelines' for the Afghanistan Shelters Network, on the 25th of June 2014.

25 June, 2014

KABUL, 25 June 2014  – The Afghan Shelter Network (ASN) along with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), with support from the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), will launch the “Women’s Protection Centers Guidelines” for the Afghanistan Shelters Network, on the 25th of June 2014.

21 June, 2014

What are the challenges and opportunities for using laws for biodiversity? Traditional concepts of “laws for biodiversity” have tended to focus on law as a tool for enforcement, limiting pollution and protecting wildlife, plants and parks.

18 June, 2014
The flurry of debates on the post-2015 development agenda has made one thing clear: in order to address the challenges confronting the international community, a truly transformative approach is required, one that places inclusivity, equity and justice at the center of a global pursuit for sustainable development. The rule of law is key to realizing equitable growth, inclusive social development and environmental sustainability. It must play a central part in this transformative agenda. The...
17 June, 2014

DOING JUSTICE TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: INTEGRATING THE RULE OF LAW INTO THE POST-2015 AGENDA

Presentation by experts to explore the contribution of the rule of law to the three pillars of sustainable development as conceived at Rio +20

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Conference Room 5, North Lawn Building United Nations Headquarters, New York

11 June, 2014

When you think of a border, you think guards, passport controls, fences, bits of barbed wire maybe. In the northern Costa Rican department of Upala, bordering with Nicaragua, you will find none of that.

10 June, 2014

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION
GENERAL ASSEMBLY HIGH-LEVEL EVENT ON CONTRIBUTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW IN THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

June 10, 2014
New York
Remarks by Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO

6 June, 2014
Il Rapporto IDLO sulla Partecipazione professionale delle donne nel settore della giustizia in Afghanistan: Sfide e opportunità è il primo studio intrapreso a seguito dell’impegno preso dall’IDLO a livello internazionale, mirato alla messa in opera di un’ indagine globale sul ruolo delle donne nelle istituzioni della giustizia. Basato su una metodologia d’indagine partecipativa e caratterizzato da un processo di raccolta dati condotto interamente da ricercatori Afgani, il rapporto è stato...
6 June, 2014
Women’s Professional Participation in Afghanistan’s Justice Sector: Challenges and Opportunities is the first national study following IDLO’s gender pledge. Based on a unique participatory methodology and featuring an entirely Afghan-led data collection process, the report has been welcomed by justice actors as the first of its kind in Afghanistan’s history and an important contribution to ongoing discussions concerning gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment. It also comes at...
2 June, 2014

UNAIDS and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) have signed a cooperation agreement to work together in addressing HIV-related discrimination. Cooperation activities will focus on creating enabling legal environments that support access to health and promote non-discrimination for vulnerable populations living with and affected by HIV.

2 June, 2014

Usando el derecho y las políticas legislativas para una respuesta efectiva al VIH/SIDA (2 a 27 de junio de 2014)

28 May, 2014

Deputy United Nations Secretary General Jan Eliasson has offered a robust defense of the rule of law in a speech to IDLO during a visit to Rome. “We want to create a stronger basis for our [the UN's] work,” he told the audience, which included Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, the World Food Programme’s Ertharin Cousin and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka of UN Women.

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