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22 September, 2016

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

33rd Session of the Human Rights Council: The Causes and Consequences of Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls, Including Those with Disabilities

September 20, 2016

Geneva

20 September, 2016

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

HIGH-LEVEL PLENARY MEETING ON ADDRESSING LARGE MOVEMENTS OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

UN Headquarters

September 19, 2016

New York

Delivered by Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO

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20 September, 2016

One year after the historic adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), world leaders are convening in New York for the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss how to turn the ambitious Agenda 2030 into a reality for people around the world.

20 September, 2016

IDLO’s Director General, Irene Khan, will be speaking about ‘The Power of SDGs to Achieve Prosperity for All’ at a side event, during the UN General Assembly, co-hosted by the Global Action Platform, IDLO and other partners.

20 September, 2016

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION

HIGH-LEVEL PLENARY MEETING ON ADDRESSING LARGE MOVEMENTS OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

UN Headquarters

September 19, 2016

New York

Delivered by Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO

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9 September, 2016

“As a rule, conflict prevention efforts should always pay enough attention to bringing women to the negotiation table, and not just for the picture,” IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan emphasized during the Security Jam ‘Beyond conventional security challenges’ brainstorming event.

5 September, 2016

Don Ramón’s* niece took him to the hospital one day with the pretext of a check-up and never came back for him. In his seventies and recovering from a road accident, he had become a burden on the family. 

For 12 years, Alicia slept by the side of a man who beat and abused her, and once left her for dead after attacking her with a pipe.  She felt she had no alternative.

1 September, 2016

‘It is a symbol of new Ukrainian public service. It is also a symbol of change and development for the people in the occupied parts of Ukraine,’ said President Petro Poroshenko at the opening of a Public Service Center in the eastern city of Mariupol in the conflict-ridden Donetsk region.

30 August, 2016

Participants from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean joined workshops, organized by IDLO in The Hague, Guatemala and Bali, to explore legal frameworks for implementing the Nagoya Protocol.

29 August, 2016

Following a five-month consultative process led by IDLO, the Municipality of San Pedro Sula has adopted a municipal-level policy on HIV/AIDS in the workplace, becoming the first city in Honduras to do so.

The adoption marks a significant step forward in respecting the rights and dignity of people living with HIV/AIDS.

25 August, 2016

In Kyrgyzstan, research indicates that the population not only distrusts the court system but also knows very little about his or her own legal rights or the role of the judiciary.

16 August, 2016

‘Human rights and rule of law have to go hand in hand.

15 August, 2016

More than thirty representatives of civil society, human rights groups and international organizations attended an IDLO conference in Colombia, this week, on strengthening and expanding legal services available to people living with HIV and other key population groups in Latin America.

10 August, 2016

‘No-one left behind is of course a very ambitious endeavor but it is absolutely essential if Agenda 2030 is to be transformative,’ stressed Irene Khan, Director General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) at the first meeting of the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) s

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