Widely considered to improve the effectiveness of justice systems by helping both the State and litigants avoid the costs and delays of court procedures, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is a commonly used mechanism to resolve conflicts in many countries.
Mosooma* is 29 years old, and the only woman in a group of two dozen civil and commercial law instructors working for the Government and Bar Association in Afghanistan.
The rolling hills of Burundi, or collines, represent the heart of its rural society. Burundi has a growing population and one of the highest population densities in Africa, yet 90% of its nine million inhabitants live in rural areas and many rely on subsistence farming for food.
We live in a world of abundance, yet ensuring food security remains challenging. Women are responsible for more than half of global food production. Yet they account for 70 per cent of the world’s hungry and are disproportionately affected by malnutrition.
To mark International Women’s Day, IDLO would like to celebrate the work of Dr. Alicia Beatriz Pucheta, President of the Supreme Court of Justice, President of the Criminal Chamber of Paraguay, and Minister in Charge of the Human Rights Directorate and of the Gender Secretary of the Supreme Court.
IDLO and the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice (MoJ) have signed a Cooperation Agreement to facilitate joint work to support the justice sector in Vietnam and to further strengthen the relationship between IDLO and Vietnam.
As part of IDLO’s work in Kyrgyzstan to both raise public awareness of the judicial decision-making process and to prepare students for careers in this field, the USAID-IDLO Kyrgyzstan Judicial Strengthening Program (JSP) ran a competition for students based on issuing judicial rulings to specific cases.