Organisation Internationale de Droit du Développement

Publications

7 juillet, 2022
The report Survivor-Centred Justice for Gender-Based Violence in Complex Situations is the result of new research conducted by IDLO, in partnership with the Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University, in six countries across the globe with the aim to identify approaches that centre survivors in all efforts to address GBV in complex situations. The report is informed by country case studies in Afghanistan, Honduras, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, South Sudan, and Tunisia, to...
30 juin, 2022
In 2021, the impact of the pandemic continued to be devastating, deepening inequalities, exacerbating fragilities and exposing major trust deficits in governance. Conflict, humanitarian and geopolitical crises, increasingly severe weather events, and a global economic downturn affected more people than ever before, with women and girls bearing the brunt of their impact. Against this grim backdrop, the importance of the rule of law to peace and sustainable development was never more evident....
17 mai, 2022
The rule of law is vital to the response to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). This Toolkit offers tools and resources that provide guidance on how the law can be used to curb NCDs and, potentially, to address other global health challenges. It aims to support the integration of legal approaches in the teaching of public health challenges through an interdisciplinary approach grounded in international human rights law. It addresses NCDs and regulatory and fiscal responses in three countries in...
16 mars, 2022
Women and girls have the right to effectively participate in and lead efforts to achieve climate justice. An explicitly feminist approach to climate change, based on the rule of law, is needed to ensure women’s inclusion in decision-making processes related to climate governance, equal access to justice, resolution of conflict over natural resources, and the enactment of inclusive and effective climate laws and policies. IDLO’s Policy Brief Climate Justice for Women and Girls: A Rule of Law...
10 mars, 2022
  Equality in law is crucial for gender equality. Laws and policies shape the realities of women and girls in all aspects of life and in all parts of society. Just laws can be instruments to protect, promote and fulfil the rights of women and girls, contributing to just and inclusive societies, where no woman or girl is left behind. However, laws can also deny rights to women and girls and hinder the realization of a just and equal society.   IDLO and UN...
28 octobre, 2021
Climate change is the defining global development challenge of our time, with significant implications for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. As the only global intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law to advance peace and sustainable development, IDLO believes that the rule of law is a vital enabler of transformative climate action. IDLO’s Policy Brief Climate Justice: A Rule of Law Approach for Transformative Climate Action...
31 août, 2021
Community Paralegals and Customary and Informal Justice explores how community-based paralegals and other legal aid providers can strengthen the accessibility and inclusiveness of customary and informal justice (CIJ) systems. It brings together leading-edge research and the grounded experience of IDLO programs in several sub-Saharan African countries to address: the key functions of community-based paralegals in contexts of legal pluralism, including paralegal support for women and...
28 juillet, 2021
IDLO’s Annual Report for 2020 offers a tangible demonstration of how its work contributed to global COVID-19 response and recovery efforts over the past year. Throughout the crisis, IDLO offices around the world remained operational, pivoting quickly to support our partners to respond to the unprecedented range of legal and justice challenges presented by the pandemic. The events of 2020 have reinforced the relevance of IDLO’s mandate to promote the rule of law to advance peace and sustainable...
20 janvier, 2021
Accessing Justice: Somalia's Alternative Dispute Resolution Centers reviews structural, procedural, and normative dimensions of justice in six Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centers in Somalia, documenting insights from ADR Coordinators, Clerks, paralegals, and Adjudicators as well as users of the Centers.  An integral part of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 is adopting a people-centered approach that ensures inclusive engagement, involving women and marginalized...
20 octobre, 2020
Legal Empowerment, Social Accountability and HIV Prevention for Young Women and Girls: Lessons from Tanzania and Uganda reviews IDLO's programming in Tanzania and Uganda which integrated legal empowerment and social accountability strategies to accelerate justice for women and girls. Implemented as part of the DREAMS Innovation Challenge, IDLO's program aimed at reducing new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women by strengthening demand for quality HIV...
10 septembre, 2020
Women and Customary and Informal Justice Systems focuses on the relationship between women and customary and informal justice (CIJ) systems. It brings together current research, expert perspectives and programmatic experience, addressing: »»the evolution of legal and policy debates on women and CIJ; »»challenges women encounter in accessing justice through CIJ systems; »»gender-focused engagement entry points, modalities, and good practices for CIJ systems; and »»policy recommendations to...
8 septembre, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every part of the world. The effectiveness of government measures to contain the pandemic and Build Back Better depends upon the capacity of public institutions and their leadership to provide transparent, effective, and accountable actions, in compliance with the rule of law. With its emphasis on rule of law as an enabler of peace, justice and inclusion, Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can help promote...
20 juillet, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging governments around the world to manage, coordinate and expand the key building blocks of a well-functioning health system. At both global and local levels, the law is a powerful tool for advancing the right to health and addressing public health emergencies. Now more than ever, strong legal capacity is needed to support effective national and international responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Advancing the Right to Health: The Vital Role of Law (2017) and...
28 mai, 2020
The Annual Report for 2019 outlines how IDLO pursued its mandate in the past year, and through its programs, research and policy advocacy contributed to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It offers a tangible demonstration of the contribution of the rule of law and access to justice in sustaining peace and achieving just, equitable and sustainable development. The Annual Report highlights just some of the many results IDLO colleagues have achieved with our...
21 mai, 2020
Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19 documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. It presents a global synthesis of the state of justice systems in connection with women’s justice needs, highlights innovative interventions underway in many parts of the world, and urges justice leaders and all stakeholders to take action to increase justice for women and girls during the global health emergency.  Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19...

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