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On December 6, 2019 IDLO teamed up with the School of Law and Social Sciences of the University of Internal Affairs of Mongolia to organize a prize debating competition where more than 300 students came together to compete in teams presenting...
Corruption is a complex social, political and economic problem which undermines democracy, human rights and governance by weakening state institutions, eroding public confidence and hindering the pathway towards sustainable development. The 2019...
IDLO and the European Union are partnering to boost foreign direct investment in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) by providing advice and pro bono support to their governments and private sector entities as the Investment Support Programme for Least...
In recent years, Jordan has taken steps and demonstrated political will to reform the justice sector and promote mediation and alternative dispute resolution as means not only to reduce court congestion and shorten the litigation process, but also...
In sub-Saharan Africa, adolescent girls and young women aged 15 – 19 years account for 74 percent of new HIV infections.  Adolescent girls and young women are more vulnerable to HIV because they are often exposed to a range of gender...
As part of IDLO’s continuous commitment to accountability and results-based management, IDLO is pleased to share this Evaluation Brief for the project, "Integrating Legal Empowerment and Social Accountability for Quality HIV Health Services for...
Every day, some 2.2 million people board buses in Yangon, the commercial capital of Myanmar. They travel across the city to commute to work, visit their families, see a doctor, run errands, go about their day. Buses are the most common form of...
As part of IDLO’s continuous commitment to accountability and results-based management, IDLO is pleased to share this Evaluation Brief for the project, "Building Sustainable Approaches to Reduce Discrimination and Advance Justice for...
Click to enlarge image Patriarchal patterns are deeply embedded in Afghan society. Women who seek assistance with resolving criminal matters often find the deck stacked in favor of the male...
Gender-based violence affects somewhere between 35 and 70% of women globally. More than one billion women lack protection from sexual violence from an intimate partner. An estimated 1.5 billion are without legal protection against sexual harassment...
Since the revolution in 2011, Tunisia has experienced a period of significant political transition and change culminating in the adoption of a new constitution in 2014, which called for justice reform and protection of women’s rights. However, the...
IDLO has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), seeking to promote the rule of law and provide support on investment and economic law to developing countries in Asia and Africa. AALCO...
Rome, November 13, 2019 – Jan Beagle was elected as IDLO’s next Director-General, succeeding Irene Khan as her final term concludes at the end of this year. Jan Beagle was elected today to serve as the next Director-General of the International...

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