International Development Law Organization

Highlights

19 June, 2019

Justice Albie Sachs, former judge on South Africa’s Constitutional Court and current member of IDLO’s International Advisory Council, has spent his lifetime fighting for freedom and equality.

29 May, 2019

International and regional cooperation is key to tackling the challenges of SDG 16.4 – significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery, return stolen assets and combat organized crime.

29 May, 2019

Human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) go hand in hand. While they run on parallel tracks, both communities tend to operate within two separate silos.

28 May, 2019

Customary and informal justice systems represent some of the most complex and even controversial aspects of the justice dialogue. To some, they hold the key to unlocking inclusive societies – to others, they perpetuate inequalities and serve to further marginalize those seeking justice.

28 May, 2019

From new technologies for legal initiatives to specific recommendations on how to avoid political influence over the judiciary and financing reform, panelists from civil society groups, governments and judiciaries across the world discussed solutions to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.3

27 May, 2019

The Global Conference on SDG 16 opened on May 27, setting the stage for a series of discussions on how to achieve peaceful, just and inclusive societies as enshrined in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.

27 May, 2019

On the margins of the Global Conference on SDG 16, IDLO and UNAIDs convened a side event on the intersection of health and the law, and why reform to criminal law is crucial to improving health, equality and peace.

26 May, 2019

Civil society representatives convened on 26 May, 2019, the eve of the Global Conference on SDG 16, to discuss their contribution to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, and its aspirations of promoting peaceful and inclusive societies,

24 May, 2019

The Republic of Liberia became an IDLO Member Party on 7 May 2019, joining a growing list of now 36 total members.

24 May, 2019

IDLO welcomed the State of Qatar as its 36thMember Party emphasizing their joint commitment to the rule of law and sustainable development.

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