As we come to the end of 2020, I am pleased to share some reflections from my first year as Director-General of IDLO.
It is safe to say that things have worked out differently from what I had expected when I started my term in January. The current crisis is one of the most disruptive any of us have ever faced.
Nineteenth Session of the Assembly of State Parties to the Rome Statute
Mr. President of the Assembly,
Mr. President of the International Criminal Court,
Madam Prosecutor of the ICC,
Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Esteemed Representatives of the Civil Society,
Human Rights Day
International Anti-corruption Day
By Ilaria Bottigliero, Rea Abada Chiongson, Marina Elefante, Nupur Prakash and Isabel Micaela Santagostino Recavarren
World Justice Challenge Webinar Event | 16 December 2020 | 16:00 – 17:00 CET
Access to Justice for All and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recommendations for Action
Statement to the Second Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption on the Preparations for the Special Session of the General Assembly Against Corruption (UNGASS)
19-20 November, 2020
United Nations Headquarters, New York
2-4 June 2021
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The entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol in 2014 represented a major milestone in the global commitment to promote access and benefit sharing (ABS) of the use of genetic resources in a fair and equitable way. As of August 2017, 100 Parties in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) had ratified the Nagoya Protocol, and many now need to adopt national measures to operationalize it at the domestic level.