Roundtable: Justice for Women by Women - Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Professional Participation in the Justice Sector
March 18, 2014, 1:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Commission on the Status of Women
Conference room 6, NLB (North Lawn Building)
United Nations Headquarters, New York
STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION
THE RULE OF LAW, PEACE AND SECURITY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT
February 27, 2014
Remarks by Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO
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Mr. Deputy Secretary General,
Excellencies, distinguished delegates,
Ladies and gentlemen,
IDLO and the ABS Capacity Development Initiative hosted an Expert Consultation on February 25, 2014 during the 3rd Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee on the Nagoya Protocol (ICNP 3) in Pyeongchang, Korea, to seek expert feedback on a draft Toolkit on Legal Preparedness for Achieving Aichi Target 16 on the Nagoya Protocol. Aichi Target 16 calls on countries to ratify the Nagoya Protocol
THE HAGUE – Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands and Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), signed the Seat Agreement for the establishment of a Branch Office of IDLO in The Hague.
During the 17th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), IDLO hosted an official Side Event on October 17, 2013 to discuss the latest findings by global researchers on promising country experiences with biodiversity laws.
At the 11th Conference of the Parties of the CBD held in Hyderabad, India, IDLO and the CBD Secretariat hosted a workshop and roundtable discussion event titled “Building a Global Partnership for Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets” on Saturday October 13, 2012.