International Development Law Organization

Events

17 September, 2015
"Experience shows that there can be no gender equality unless women can access justice and dispense justice," IDLO Director of External Relations Judit Arenas has said at the launch of the GQUAL campaign for gender parity in international bodies. "Equal participation of women is fundamental to democracy and inclusive societies, which in turn bring better development dividends." Launched...
22 September, 2015
IDLO’s Country Director for Somalia Adam-Shirwa Jama, responds to IDLO LinkedIn group members' questions: Many thanks to the members for your interest in IDLO’s work in Somalia. Apologies if we didn’t manage to answer all your questions, we’ll arrange another session in the near future. Q - According to the World Bank’s World Development Report “Conflict, Security and...
7 July, 2015
Alongside the University of Pennsylvania Law School, IDLO organized a panel discussion under the theme 'Leaving no one behind: The rule of law as a force for delivering an integrated people-centered development agenda' at the United Nations in New York. It marked a burgeoning relationship between an intergovernmental organization and an academic institution, both working to create a culture...
7 July, 2015
Panel Discussion cosponsored by Italy and Pakistan: EQUITY, SOCIAL JUSTICE AND THE RULE OF LAW ACROSS THE SDGs From the "what" to the "how”: policy choices; measuring impact; tracking progress. Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:15 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. UN Headquarters New York Conference Room 12 Now that a consensus on the "what" (the coverage of the Sustainable Development Goals, their...
24 June, 2015
Side Event: Access to Legal Information An instrument to empower the power, promote economic growth and engage citizens to partner with governments in achieving inclusive, sustainable growth 24 June 2015 1:15 - 2:45pm ​Conference Room 7 United Nations, New York The objective of this side event is to offer an opportunity to discuss how free, timely and online access to...
8 June, 2015
IDLO Somalia Country Director Adam-Shirwa Jama told a Washington roundtable hosted by the United States Institute of Peace that reform of the justice system had begun in Somalia. While it would take time for justice institutions to reach the whole of the country, Mr. Jama said, IDLO was encouraged by the international support given to these nascent institutions. The roundtable – held on June 8...
9 March, 2015
"Peace and justice cannot exist without a full realization of women's rights," The Hague Deputy Mayor Ingrid K. van Engelshoven told fellow panelists at a roundtable in the city. There was an ever-present need for what she called a 'gender lens'. Organized by IDLO to coincide with International Women's day, the roundtable -- 'Making Law and Justice Work for Women' --...
9 December, 2014
Roundtable: THE RULE OF LAW, CLIMATE JUSTICE & SUSTAINABLE LAND USE  Tools for Equity, Certainty and Transparency in the Post-2015 Development Agenda Tuesday, December 09, 2014, 4:45 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.  UNFCCC Convention Centre, 300 Paracas Room Lima, Peru By bringing together different stakeholders, the present roundtable - organized on the margins of the 20th Conference...
3 December, 2014
BUSINESS, HUMAN RIGHTS, THE RULE OF LAW AND THE NEW DEVELOPMENT PARADIGM LUNCHEON Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. Palais des Nations, Delegates Restaurant Geneva On the occasion of the 2014 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights being held in Geneva from December 1-3, IDLO is hosting a luncheon to discuss the nexus of business, human...
14 November, 2014
IDLO has joined forces with International IDEA, the Stockholm-based Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, to organize an ambitious workshop on the role of the judiciary in constitutional transitions. Held in The Hague on November 14-15, the workshop covered topics including the independence and integrity of the judiciary, the strategic behavior of judicial review courts in new...

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