International Development Law Organization

Events

27 May, 2019
SAVE THE DATE Conference in preparation for HLPF 2019: “Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: ​SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind” Organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO),  with the Government of Italy 27-29 May 2019 Ministry of Foreign...
15 March, 2019
SIDE EVENT Women and Customary and Informal Justice Systems: A Global Consultation on Navigating Complex Pathways to Justice In the developing world, 80% of disputes are resolved by customary or informal justice systems (CIJs). This means that a majority of women rely on dispute resolution outside of the formal courts. Issues of significance to women, such as inheritance, family formation...
13 March, 2019
SIDE EVENT Justice for Women: Launch of the High-level Group Report Join UN Women, the International Development Law Organization, the World Bank and the Task Force on Justice for the launch of a High-level Group Report on Justice for Women. The adoption of a global commitment to promote peaceful, just and inclusive societies and access to justice for all (SDG 16) and a standalone...
12 March, 2019
SIDE EVENT Women Delivering Justice: Investing in Women Justice Professionals for the Achievement of the 2030 Agenda The equal and effective participation of women in all aspects of justice delivery is a human right and a crucial element of good governance, reaffirmed by Sustainable Development Goals 5 (gender equality and women’s empowerment) and 16 (peace, justice and strong...
14 January, 2019
Navigating complex pathways towards justice for all On the eve of the Task Force on Justice Partner Forum, we cordially invite you to participate in the launch event and actively contribute to the dialogue on the engagement between formal and customary and informal justice systems. Invited justice leaders from Kenya and Kyrgyzstan will share national experiences and insights on...
16 November, 2018
The forthcoming Annual Meeting of the Assembly of Parties and Partnership Forum 2018 will take place on November 20 and 21, 2018. The Assembly of Parties is IDLO's highest decision-making body. It is composed of Representatives of all Member Parties, which are signatories to the Establishment Agreement of IDLO, with the regular session held...
29 October, 2018
Justice for women: Making the case for action, investment and change As part of the Law, Justice and Development Week 2018 – “Rights, Protection and Development”, this event within the conference will highlight how justice for women is indispensable not only for the promotion and protection of women’s basic rights and the realization of gender equality, but more broadly, for the...
17 October, 2018
Enabling justice for women - Strategic and practical lessons on gender integration in rule of law and justice programming In many parts of the world, justice for women remains an illusion. There exists an enormous gap between the needs of women and girls and the response delivered by rule of law and justice programs. Integrating a gender approach in justice programming is crucial to addressing...
25 September, 2018
Panel discussion – Is the law with us or against us?: The role of law in restricting or strengthening women’s economic rights While women have made great strides in bringing about gender-responsive laws, available evidence consistently points to serious gaps in ensuring legal protection for women and girls. Recent figures have shown that inadequate legal protection affects over 2.5...
4 September, 2018
Dialogue on Electoral Justice: Exploring approaches for effective dispute resolution Electoral justice is a key concern for both emerging and consolidated democracies. As a competition for political power, elections invite disputes at all stages of the electoral cycle and judicial redress is a fundamental element for the effective protection of civil and political rights. Despite efforts to...

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