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Bridging the justice gap: Listen to justice seekers

“As the Knowledge Platform launches its Annual Conference to discuss gaps in power, partnerships, learning, innovation, rhetoric and practice, IDLO sees an opportunity to build bridges to close the access to justice gap which deprives millions of women and marginalized people from sustainable development,” stated IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan at the opening session of the Knowledge Platfor

In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda Photography Exhibition

In 2015, IDLO and Majority World launched an international photography exhibition about justice, the rule of law and sustainable development called 'In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda'.

Click here to visit the In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda micro-site to read information about the exhibition, learn more about the photographers and view the images.


Every year in September, the 193 Member States of the United Nations convene in New York for the annual session of the General Assembly, where they debate and collaborate on a wide array of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations, including development, peace and security, and international law.


Key Initiatives

  • Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 15 million people between the ages of 30 and 69, and over 86 per cent of these "premature" deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.The economic impact, including loss of income by people harmed by NCDs, the costs of treatment, and the impacts on families threaten international development. Through regulation and fiscal reforms, countries can promote healthy diets, physical activity, and other initiatives reducing the prevalence and harms of NCDs. 
  • Achieving Justice For All
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