International Development Law Organization


8 March, 2018

As the international community in Geneva marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan has called for increased recognition of the “rule of law as a pathway to making human rights real”.

8 March, 2018

Gender discrimination is an affront to human dignity, a challenge to the rule of law and an obstacle to development. Gender inequality denies women their rightful place in society and robs societies of the contribution of half of their members.

5 March, 2018

IDLO and UNHCR have signed a cooperation agreement to strengthen their partnership in rule of law initiatives for refugees, internally displaced persons and stateless people.

2 March, 2018

IDLO organized the first interregional meeting of justice chain actors across its four program locations in Mali from February 27 – 28 in Bamako, continuing its efforts to strengthen the criminal justice chain in the country.

28 February, 2018

An effective, accountable and accessible justice system, based on the rule of law, is essential for security, economic development and the protection of fundamental rights in Afghanistan. Initiated in 2013, IDLO’s Justice Training Transition Program (JTTP) was one of the largest international training programs serving the Afghan criminal justice sector.

27 February, 2018

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IDLO organized a roundtable discussion in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on 21 February to present its functional analysis on the bailiff system in Tajikistan.

27 February, 2018

As part of IDLO's project to increase accountability for sexual and gender-based crimes in Liberia, it is working to build the capacity of judges to effectively handle and dispose of sexual and gender-based violence cases.

26 February, 2018

Stigma and discrimination, especially against women and girls and key populations, is a major barrier to people using HIV services. Up to 60% of countries report having laws, regulations or policies that deter people in key populations from being able to protect themselves from, or get treatment for, HIV.

20 February, 2018

Una historia de violencia ha dejado profundas cicatrices en el tejido social del sector Chamelecón, Honduras. A través de un curso de fotografía, IDLO ha capacitado a un grupo de jóvenes de la zona para ayudarlos a descubrir su potencial y superar un legado de discriminación y exclusión.