Highlights

29 June, 2017

The 2012 crisis exposed Northern Mali to internal displacement of its population, conflict and security situations, and the absence of institutions. Since the peace accord in 2015, there have been progressive signs of stabilization including the uptake of judicial activities in the country.

20 June, 2017

“It’s about building people’s confidence in the courts,” explained IDLO Director-General Irene Khan on the topic of why judicial independence matters. “What are the issues of independence, integrity, approach, principle, ethics that build people’s trust in the judiciary?”

16 June, 2017

Languages: English - Italian

(Rome, June 14, 2017) The International Development Law Organization, IDLO, has signed a new Host Country Agreement with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

6 June, 2017

In the months following the launch of the Liberia National Police fund, an initiative for female police officers to undertake skills training, IDLO has been supporting professional development activities as part of the broader pursuit of access to justice in the country.

16 May, 2017

(Beijing, May 13, 2017) The International Development Law Organization, IDLO, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM) during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF).

16 May, 2017

Languages: English - Pусский

Fred Huston, Country Director. Our work in the justice and rule of law arena in Kyrgyzstan in 2016 took place against a backdrop of ongoing public dissatisfaction with the performance of the judiciary. Many people here still try to blame the judiciary for the ills of the country.

15 May, 2017

As five African countries, including Kenya, gear up for elections later this year, IDLO’s Director-General, Irene Khan, visited Nairobi to support ongoing work in the country and met with officials to discuss electoral justice, good governance and gender equality.

15 May, 2017

“We are privileged to protect the rights of all women, but especially those who are the most vulnerable, who are poor, who have no voice, and who […] put their lives in our hands,” opened Judge Susana Medina de Rizzo of the Superior Court of Justice of Entre Rios, Argentina, and President of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ)

10 May, 2017

Teresa Mugadza, IDLO’s Country Director for Liberia. When I took up post in Monrovia last summer, what struck me most was that I found a committed and cooperative judiciary, but one handicapped by a lack of resources. Often, people erroneously think that Liberia has no legal framework, but that is not true.

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