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18 December, BANGKOK – Across Asia, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face rights violations because of their sexual orientation and gender identity and weak knowledge of local legal systems impact on their...
Anti-corruption and integrity-building efforts are being seen as a means to achieve better development outcomes, rather than a mere moral endeavor. In its most explicit involvement with the topic yet, IDLO has told Albania that it is ready to assist...
IDLO today paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, hours after his death was announced. "He was a giant among nations," IDLO Director-General Irene Khan said. "For many around the world, he embodied the ideals of justice and humanity. He chose legality over...
A missing limb. A missing access ramp. A missing understanding that disability isn’t – or shouldn’t be – a handicap when it comes to rights and citizenship. As World Disability Day is celebrated today (December 3rd), IDLO is stepping up efforts...
“Italy is actively engaged in the global effort to advance the rule of law and strongly supports IDLO, whose contribution to this effort is its very raison d’être,” Italian Minister for Integration Cécile Kyenge said. She was speaking at...
November 26, 2013 Geneva Check against delivery Madam Chair, Distinguished Forum members, Excellences, The International Development Law Organization - the only inter-governmental organization exclusively devoted to advancing the...
Cidade de Deus, Rio’s deprived neighborhood made famous by the eponymous 2002 film, is about to host Brazil’s first “House of Rights” (Casa de Direitos). The House of Rights project aims to bring essential legal and justice service closer...
"As evidence mounts of thousands of lives lost and many more wrecked in the Philippine typhoon, our thoughts and most heartfelt sympathy go out to the victims," IDLO Director-General Irene Khan has said. "At this key post-disaster moment, it is...
As the Philippines counts the cost of a devastating typhoon, delegates from 195 countries are meeting in the Polish capital, alongside NGOs, intergovernmental organizations, academics and civic groups, for the 19th session of the Conference of the...
Dirigiéndose a una platea de jóvenes procedentes de todo México, la Directora General de IDLO, Irene Khan, habló de la relación entre el estado de derecho, la justicia, los derechos humanos y la seguridad. La presentación se produjo en el marco...
As Rio de Janeiro is busy preparing for the upcoming World Cup and Olympic games, a team of IDLO experts is visiting the Brazilian city to work on a project to improve access to justice for some of its most impoverished inhabitants. The project,...

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