International Development Law Organization

Events

UN Headquarters, NY
23 September, 2016
IDLO’s Director General, Irene Khan, will be speaking about ‘The Power of SDGs to Achieve Prosperity for All’ at a side event, during the UN General Assembly, co-hosted by the Global Action Platform, IDLO and other partners. The 2016 Global Action Leadership Forum at the United Nations will explore ‘scalable, sustainable solutions for abundant food, health and prosperity (SDG 1-3)’ and promote...
18 July, 2016
IDLO representatives are participating this week in the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, which is said to be the largest conference on any global health or development issue. More than 18,000 health experts, academics, activists, people living with HIV and politicians are expected to attend the meeting to discuss the global HIV response and commitment to ending...
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. Faustina Pereira, IDLO’s Director of Global Initiatives at the opening of the ASEAN Regional Consultation on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Access to Justice and Legal Aid, held on May 26-27 in Jakarta,...
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. Africa is a continent with enormous wealth in culture, resources and opportunity. It is home to many of the world’s fastest growing economies and most dynamic...
24 May, 2016
CONNECTING THE DOTS ACROSS THE SDGS - Lessons learned from biodiversity mainstreaming The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development brings together a range of environmental sustainability goals previously addressed across several agendas. This represents a shift in the way environmental sustainability is viewed, from a stand-alone issue under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to...
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. The Symposium is significant for the COL as it seeks to re-establish itself as an...
11 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. “Just as poor people have the right to access credit, they have a...
4 April, 2016
Languages: English,  Italian "Access to legislation and legal information are important tools to accelerate the achievement of some of the targets sets the  2030 Agenda for  Sustainable Development , especially through institutional transparency and accountability toward citizens." These were the words of  Sergio Mattarella , President of the Republic of Italy, written in a...
17 March, 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. Speakers included representatives from Costa Rica, the European Union, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Sweden, Panama, the United States,...
Afghan women
24 February, 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 discussed approaches in Afghanistan that are delivering positive changes, including inter-shelter cooperation, inter-sectoral coordination between shelters and justice actors, and increased awareness of...

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