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ROME, 20 November 2012 – The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan became the 28th Member Party to the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy Zia Uddin Nezam said: “The formal accession to IDLO is the...
So you’re a police officer. You’re on patrol. The call comes: a man is threatening to jump off a bridge. You rush there. The community, and your own conscience, expect you to ‘do something’.  Most likely, somewhere in the depths of his...
Transparency in the context of public procurement is considered one of the most effective deterrents to corruption. Effective and well run procurement is a precondition for ensuring public officials’ accountability and the effective management of...
SAN JOSE, 25 de octubre del 2012 – El programa EUROsociAL II, y la Organización Internacional del Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO en calidad de socio operativo, organizaron un Taller Regional de Necesidades y Prioridades para la Divulgación de...
ROME, 25 October 2012 – The Vice Minister of Justice of Vietnam, H.E. Pham Quy Ty, visited the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) with a delegation of Vietnamese legal officials.  IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan briefed the...
As representatives of big United Nations agencies, NGOs and the American Bar Association gather in Rome to debate the justiciability of the right to food, some may wonder if the word itself can be successfully pronounced.  It is, admittedly...
Event Date
17 octobre, 2013
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...
Event Date
13 octobre, 2012
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...
Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, As the Executive Head of the International Development Law Organization - the only inter-governmental organization exclusively devoted to advancing the rule of law - I...
ROUNDTABLE 2: THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES New York Check against delivery The International Development Law Organization – the only inter-governmental organization exclusively...
Members of the ASEAN Committee in Rome, including the Ambassadors of the Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia, and senior diplomats from the Embassies of Indonesia and Vietnam came to IDLO for a briefing on IDLO activities by the Director-...
Indigenous communities, often unaware of their rights under law are unable to use them to their advantage. Law can help make the difference between poverty and development, between malnutrition and a dignified life. Legal empowerment – whether...
The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome, David Lane, presented his diplomatic credentials to the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Irene Khan, at the organization’s headquarters in Rome...
This article by Naomi Burke-Shyne was originally published in Devex. The global approach to HIV has been overwhelmingly a medical and epidemiological one. While this has delivered great therapeutical advances, it has also pathologized...
Communities that survived years of violent strife still struggle to secure permanent rights Read the report here WASHINGTON, D.C./ROME, 28 June, 2012 -A new report released today by Namati and the International Development Law Organization (...

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