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7 March, 2017

The rolling hills of Burundi, or collines, represent the heart of its rural society. Burundi has a growing population and one of the highest population densities in Africa, yet 90% of its nine million inhabitants live in rural areas and many rely on subsistence farming for food.

7 March, 2017

We live in a world of abundance, yet ensuring food security remains challenging. Women are responsible for more than half of global food production. Yet they account for 70 per cent of the world’s hungry and are disproportionately affected by malnutrition. 

6 March, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

34th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

March 7, 2017

Geneva

6 March, 2017

To mark International Women’s Day, IDLO would like to celebrate the work of Dr. Alicia Beatriz Pucheta, President of the Supreme Court of Justice, President of the Criminal Chamber of Paraguay, and Minister in Charge of the Human Rights Directorate and of the Gender Secretary of the Supreme Court.

6 March, 2017
IDLO’s report provides an overview of the relationship between gender equality, food security and the rule of law. It examines a number of the key challenges that affect women’s food security and land rights - inadequate laws and policies, implementation failures and barriers to accessing justice - and suggests ways in which rule of law programs might seek to overcome them. The report lays out a series of recommendations aimed at strengthening the synergies between the rule of law and gender...
1 March, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

34th Session of the Human Rights Council: High Level Segment

March 1, 2017

Geneva

Delivered by Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO

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Mr. President,

Excellencies, distinguished delegates,

Ladies and gentlemen,

28 February, 2017

IDLO and the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice (MoJ) have signed a Cooperation Agreement to facilitate joint work to support the justice sector in Vietnam and to further strengthen the relationship between IDLO and Vietnam.

27 February, 2017

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

34th Session of the Human Rights Council: Annual high-level panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming

Theme: the contribution of human rights to peace building 

February 27, 2017

Geneva

22 February, 2017

TEGUCIGALPA - La Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarollo (IDLO) sostuvo un encuentro con representantes del Gobierno de la República de Honduras e instituciones públicas, con el fin de compartir los avances de la implementación del programa de reducción de homicidios y violencia a t

22 February, 2017
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17 February, 2017

The agricultural sector in low income countries has suffered from serious underinvestment for decades, with considerable consequences for long-term food security. The investment needed to eradicate hunger by 2030 has been estimated at US$1.5 billion annual additional investments per year, of which US$276 million is required for rural development and agriculture.

15 February, 2017

The drafters of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 saw it necessary to include progressive provisions related to environment and natural resource management. These provisions gave impetus to new laws, policies and other enabling legal instruments at the national and county levels.

15 February, 2017

The Constitution of Kenya requires the Government to facilitate access to justice for all citizens, as it remains a critical pillar for poverty reduction and sustainable development. To this end, IDLO has been supporting the Kenyan judiciary since April 2012 to strengthen its capacity to administer and enhance access to justice for all Kenyans.

15 February, 2017

While the new Constitution of Kenya, 2010 provides for the right of every Kenyan to access justice, its implementation is vital to strengthen and support the changes required for a better Kenya. IDLO is supporting the Kenyan Government to implement the Constitution in an effective, efficient and sustainable manner, in accordance with international standards and best practices.

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