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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...
Remarks at the Human Rights Council Special Session on the Situation in Ukraine by Mark Cassayre, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) Permanent Observer to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva May...
SDG 16 Conference People-centred Governance In A Post-pandemic World   Closing Remarks 23 April 2022   Ambassador Cassese, Assistant-Secretary General Spatolisano, Colleagues and Friends, It is a...
SDG 16 Conference People-centred Governance In A Post-pandemic World   Opening Remarks 21 April 2022   Vice Minister Sereni, Under-Secretary General Liu, Assistant Secretary General Spatolisano, Excellencies...
Event Date:
21 April, 2022
  People-centred governance in a post-pandemic world   The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the International Development Law Organization, and the Government of Italy are...
Statement by the Director-General, Ms Jan Beagle Report of the Chair of the Third Session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of law Human Rights Council 24 March 2022 Geneva   Mr. President, Distinguished...
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...
Statement by the Director-General, Ms Jan Beagle 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women General Discussion 17 March 2022 New York   Madam Chair, Despite many hard-won gains towards gender equality, women and...
Statement by the Director-General, Ms Jan Beagle Elimination of discriminatory laws: Accelerating action for gender equality Zoom Webinar Thursday, 10 March 2022   I am pleased to open today’s event on Eliminating Discriminatory...
  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...
Statement by the Director-General, Ms Jan Beagle International Women’s Day 8 March 2022   This International Women’s Day, IDLO joins our partners in celebrating the lives of women and girls around the world, and in highlighting this...
Remarks at the Human Rights Council Urgent Debate on the Situation in Ukraine by Mark Cassayre, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) Permanent Observer to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva March 3...
Event Date:
10 March, 2022
WEBINAR  | 10 March 2022  | 14:00 – 15:30 Rome  | 8:00 – 9:30 New York ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS: ACCELERATING ACTION FOR GENDER EQUALITY Equality in law is crucial to gender equality. Laws can...
Statement by the Director-General, Ms Jan Beagle 49th session of the Human Rights Council High-Level Segment   1 March 2022 Geneva   Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates,   I have the privilege of...
Statement by the Director-General, Ms Jan Beagle 25 February 2022 United Nations General Assembly Mr. President, I am pleased to address this High-Level Debate on Galvanizing Momentum for Universal Vaccination. The unprecedented speed...

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