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El comercio puede ser una contribución importante para el desarrollo sostenible, pero se necesitan soluciones legales innovadoras que garanticen que los más pobres del mundo accedan de manera justa a sus beneficios, según palabras de Irene Khan,...
There was not much Roman sun, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan observed, to welcome a senior Mongolian delegation earlier this week. But it was still an improvement on the harsh winter of Ulaanbaatar – and indeed, some visitors could be seen...
Buying a bar of chocolate, a pack of coffee… Picking this one over that one… “Bananas? Ah yes… Let me see the label… Shall we get those smaller ones?” Over the last two decades or so, western consumers have wised up. They take it as read that...
In India, a student — still nameless — is fatally gang-raped on a Delhi bus; in Pakistan, teenager Malala Yousafzai is shot in the head for advocating girls’ education; in Afghanistan, a young woman, Lal Bibi, is abducted and raped as payback in a...
In a bare-bones, underheated court house in snow-bound Issy-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, a woman tells IDLO a story. This story is her own. She tells how, just out of girlhood, she was studying law, away from her village. Once, while on a visit back home, the...
ROME, 16 January 2013 – Italian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Agencies in Rome, Gianni Ghisi, presented his diplomatic credentials to the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Irene Khan, at...
“Whenever I visited Mogadishu before, I wouldn’t be allowed to leave the airport,” says IDLO’s Somalia representative in the region, Adam-Shirwa Jama. “These days, it’s a little easier and I can even venture out for meetings”. Elsewhere...
IDLO Signals Readiness as Haiti Marks Three Years since Quake Over the past two years, IDLO’s work in earthquake-hit Haiti has brought home the scale of the reconstruction task. The third anniversary of the tremor, which killed hundreds of...
     ROME, 20 December 2012 – The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is working to support the transition to the rule of law in Tunisia.  In this context, IDLO organized a study visit to Rome for a senior...
This piece was originally published in the World Economic Forum blog. By Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO I’m not an economist but the principle of supply and demand strikes me as a wonderful principle to apply to justice and the rule...
World AIDS Day is a day both to remember and honor those whose lives have been affected by HIV and AIDS. It is also a day to acknowledge the progress that has been made in reducing the spread and impact of the disease. The UNAIDS 2012 World...
DOHA, 29 November 2012 - As the 18th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meets in Doha to move the international climate change agenda forward, the International Development Law...
Orientación y servicios legales para el acceso al derecho  BUENOS AIRES,29 de noviembre del 2012 - El programa EUROsociAL II y la Organización Internacional del Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO, en calidad de socio operativo, realizaron un...
ROME, 23 November 2012 - The first World Notaries Fall University, co-organized by the International Union of Notaries (UINL) together with the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) was hosted in IDLO’s headquarters in Rome. ...

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