“We are delighted that Uganda has joined IDLO,” remarked IDLO Director-General Irene Khan. “By becoming a Member, Uganda is sending a very clear message about its commitment to the rule of law and advancing access to justice.”
Every year in September, the 193 Member States of the United Nations convene in New York for the annual session of the General Assembly, where they debate and collaborate on a wide array of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations, including development, peace and security, and international law.
A disagreement between Kyrgyz retail suppliers and a large supermarket chain could have led to protracted and costly litigation had the dispute not been settled thanks to a mediation procedure supported by IDLO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
“I heard on the radio that this place helps people at no cost,” said Sarah*, a client at a legal aid center in Jinja, Uganda. Sarah’s estranged husband had refused to provide maintenance for their children.
When asked if corruption is one of the major challenges facing Ukraine today, the answer is unanimous among the three judges interviewed against the backdrop of the newly established High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC), which is set to be operational in early September.
By Margarita Meldon, Regional Program Manager for Central Asia; Filippo Ghersini, Program Coordinator for Commercial and Economic Law; and David Tanenbaum, Commercial and Economic Law Advisor
IDLO and Tunisia’s Ministry of Development, Investment and International Cooperation have signed a new cooperation agreement to strengthen the country’s capacity to negotiate and implement international investment treaties.
Lenny N. Rosalin is the Deputy Minister for Child Growth and Development at the Indonesia’s Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection. Since she joined the Ministry in 2007, she worked on various portfolios including violence against women, ‘child-friendly cities’ and protection of women laborers. She is now in charge of child growth and development.
Le Mali continue à endurer les attaques de groupes armés qui créent dans le pays un climat de conflit et de volatilité.
Over 30 paralegals from Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia and Uganda as well as various community justice experts convened to advocate for the critical role and contribution that paralegal support networks play in raising legal awareness and supporting access to justice for all, at a regional forum held in Nairobi on July 22-25, 2019.