International Development Law Organization


28 February, 2017

IDLO and the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice (MoJ) have signed a Cooperation Agreement to facilitate joint work to support the justice sector in Vietnam and to further strengthen the relationship between IDLO and Vietnam.

22 February, 2017
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2 February, 2017

In 2014 a new international treaty entered into force – the Nagoya Protocol under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

30 January, 2017

Kenya finds itself at an opportune moment to advance gender equality. The country’s new constitution, adopted in 2010, expanded the Bill of Rights including for the first time provisions on economic, social and cultural rights.

25 January, 2017

Opening IDLO’s Partnership Forum in December, President of IDLO’s Assembly of Parties, Nawaf Al-Mahamel, acknowledged that the event came at an important time for the organization with the Assembly of Parties having just approved its Strategic Plan for the next four years.

16 January, 2017

Soda tax in Mexico. Salt limits in South Africa. Plain tobacco packaging in Australia. National health insurance in Ghana. Mandatory motorcycle helmets in Vietnam.

They’re just some of the hundreds of examples of the vital role the law plays in safeguarding and promoting good health around the world.

15 January, 2017

Hawng Zawng, Deacon of Labang Baptist Church, WaingMaw Township, Kachin State

15 January, 2017

International law and national constitutions confirm the central role of the State in respecting, protecting and fulfilling the right to health, including through the regulation of the health sector and services, and of other sectors which affect the social determinants of health.

15 January, 2017

Rea Abada Chiongson, Senior Gender Adviser and Nupur Prakash, Gender and Law Associate