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1 December, 2012

World AIDS Day is a day both to remember and honor those whose lives have been affected by HIV and AIDS. It is also a day to acknowledge the progress that has been made in reducing the spread and impact of the disease.

30 November, 2012

DOHA, 29 November 2012 - As the 18th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meets in Doha to move the international climate change agenda forward, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) urges increased recognition of the vital role national legal and policy frameworks play in enabling effective climate change response. 

30 November, 2012

Orientación y servicios legales para el acceso al derecho 

23 November, 2012

ROME, 23 November 2012 - The first World Notaries Fall University, co-organized by the International Union of Notaries (UINL) together with the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) was hosted in IDLO’s headquarters in Rome. 

20 November, 2012

ROME, 20 November 2012 – The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan became the 28th Member Party to the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).

15 November, 2012

So you’re a police officer. You’re on patrol. The call comes: a man is threatening to jump off a bridge. You rush there. The community, and your own conscience, expect you to ‘do something’. 

Most likely, somewhere in the depths of his ailing mind, the man on the bridge is also longing for you to ‘do something’. 

15 November, 2012

Transparency in the context of public procurement is considered one of the most effective deterrents to corruption. Effective and well run procurement is a precondition for ensuring public officials’ accountability and the effective management of resources.

26 October, 2012

SAN JOSE, 25 de octubre del 2012 – El programa EUROsociAL II, y la Organización Internacional del Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO en calidad de socio operativo, organizaron un Taller Regional de Necesidades y Prioridades para la Divulgación de Derechos de Población en Condición de Vulnerabilidad en San José, Costa Rica. 

26 October, 2012

ROME, 25 October 2012 – The Vice Minister of Justice of Vietnam, H.E. Pham Quy Ty, visited the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) with a delegation of Vietnamese legal officials. 

IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan briefed the Vice Minister on IDLO’s projects in Vietnam, including its work on climate change and Intellectual Property. 

22 October, 2012

As representatives of big United Nations agencies, NGOs and the American Bar Association gather in Rome to debate the justiciability of the right to food, some may wonder if the word itself can be successfully pronounced. 

17 October, 2012

During the 17th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), IDLO hosted an official Side Event on October 17, 2013 to discuss the latest findings by global researchers on promising country experiences with biodiversity laws.

13 October, 2012

At the 11th Conference of the Parties of the CBD held in Hyderabad, India, IDLO and the CBD Secretariat hosted a workshop and roundtable discussion event titled “Building a Global Partnership for Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets” on Saturday October 13, 2012.

25 September, 2012

Mr. President, Excellencies,
Distinguished delegates,
Ladies and gentlemen,

23 September, 2012

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5 September, 2012

Members of the ASEAN Committee in Rome, including the Ambassadors of the Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia, and senior diplomats from the Embassies of Indonesia and Vietnam came to IDLO for a briefing on IDLO activities by the Director-General and senior management. The meeting, which was organized with the help of H.E.


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