International Development Law Organization


18 March, 2014

(New York) March 18, 2014 – Fundamental justice for the women of Afghanistan will only come from increased participation in their country’s justice sector, a report released today by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) shows.

19 February, 2014

NAIROBI, February 18, 2014 –Director-General Irene Khan has met Chief Justice of Kenya Willy Mutunga and his Somali counterpart, Aidid Abdullahi Ilka Hanaf, to review IDLO’s support for Somalia as it develops a first national Strategic Action Plan. The Organization is also busy helping establish a Judicial Service Commission under Somalia’s constitutional famework.

18 February, 2014

Nairobi, February 18 – Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is in Nairobi this week to discuss IDLO's work on the rule of law and development with key members of Kenya’s government. She will meet with Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E.

18 February, 2014

Buenos Aires, 17 de febrero - La Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo (IDLO, por sus siglas en inglés) ha presentado un vídeo sobre el derecho a la educación, realizado por jóvenes procedentes de barrios carenciados de la Capital Federal.

30 January, 2014

IDLO was honored to host Judge Ann Claire Williams of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit – only the third African-American woman to serve on any US Court of Appeals.

20 January, 2014

IDLO is pleased to announce the opening of a ‘Casa de derechos’ for migrant women in Upala, Costa Rica today, January 24. The Upala Canton region has a high proportion of Nicaraguan migrants, who face accordingly high levels of discrimination. Women and children are especially affected – a fact most evident in schools and workplaces.

23 December, 2013

Though constitutionally people living with HIV in Jordan have the same legal rights as anyone else, many don’t know or access their rights, and often don’t seek medical treatment for fear of being turned away.

20 December, 2013

THE HAGUE – Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands and Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), signed the Seat Agreement for the establishment of a Branch Office of IDLO in The Hague.

18 December, 2013

18 December, BANGKOK – Across Asia, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face rights violations because of their sexual orientation and gender identity and weak knowledge of local legal systems impact on their ability to file formal complaints, or seek justice or legal redress.

17 December, 2013

Anti-corruption and integrity-building efforts are being seen as a means to achieve better development outcomes, rather than a mere moral endeavor. In its most explicit involvement with the topic yet, IDLO has told Albania that it is ready to assist its attempts to cut corruption and boost the rule of law.