The rule of law is emerging as one of the most pressing issues of this century. It is a cornerstone of peace, security, justice and development.
As we come to the end of 2021, I wanted to share some reflections from what has been a challenging but eventful year.
Colleagues and friends,
On behalf of the International Development Law Organization, the only global intergovernmental organisation exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law to advance peace and sustainable development, I would like to say what a pleasure it has been to take part in this important Dialogue.
Statement by the Director-General Jan Beagle on United Nations Convention Against Corruption Conference of States Parties
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
17 December 2021
Survivor-centered Justice: Why Is It Essential for Ending Gender-based Violence?
Statement by the Director-General Jan Beagle on Human Rights Day
10 December 2021
Every year, the world recalls the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. We reflect on improvements made to date and renew our commitment to ensure the full enjoyment of human rights.
EVENT | Monday, 13 December 2021 | 12:00 - 13:00 CET
A Rule of Law Approach to Promoting Integrity and Rebuilding Trust
Special event at the ninth session of the United Nations Convention against Corruption Conference of States Parties (CoSP)
Violence against women and girls remains devastatingly pervasive. Across their lifetime, some 736 million women worldwide – approximately 1 in 3 – are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner.
Statement by the Director-General, Jan Beagle on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2021