International Development Law Organization


18 July, 2016

IDLO representatives are participating this week in the 21stInternational AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, which is said to be the largest conference on any global health or development issue.

3 June, 2016

“The ASEAN region, with its strong array of justice and development partners, provides an excellent platform to blossom both the letter and the spirit of [the] global goals,” said Dr.

26 May, 2016

African policymakers, government officials, legal experts and civil society leaders will meet in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from June 1-2 to discuss the rule of law as a driver for sustainable development on the continent.

24 May, 2016

CONNECTING THE DOTS ACROSS THE SDGS - Lessons learned from biodiversity mainstreaming

24 May, 2016

To promote greater awareness and dialogue on contemporary human rights issues in South Sudan, the College of Law (COL) at the University of Juba in South Sudan, supported by IDLO, will host a three-day Symposium, providing a platform for academic discussion on important legal, political and human rights topics.

17 May, 2016

Rome – “The underlying issues that the poor face in the finance sector can teach us valuable lessons for the justice sector: in many places, the law serves only the people who can afford it,” said Professor Muhammad Yunus, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his pioneering work on microcredit and women’s empowerment.

4 April, 2016

Representatives from government, civil society and the private sector gathered in New York at the United Nations to discuss the importance of promoting equal participation of women in international positions of authority to promote sustainable development.

Afghan women
29 March, 2016

In a briefing at IDLO’s Headquarters in Rome, Member Parties heard from staff working in Afghanistan about the progress being made there in combatting violence against women.  Field staff discusse

14 March, 2016

ROME - Leaders of international organizations based in Rome today gathered to highlight the achievements and the real prospects for achieving gender equality.  The speakers all agreed accelerating the empowerment of women everywhere is fundamental to achieving a zero hunger world and reaching the world’s new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).