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In 2016, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched a needs-driven Umbrella Programme to enhance responsible investment in agriculture and food systems with a view to addressing the global challenges of food security and...
IDLO has been working in Afghanistan since 2002 to strengthen access to justice, uphold human rights, expand legal capacity and promote local ownership. One of its largest endeavors, the Afghan Justice Institutions Strengthening (AJIS) program,...
The Kyrgyz Republic has made significant strides in working toward improvements to a justice system shaken to the core following the 2010 Revolution. While a wholesale reselection process of judges changed the landscape and provided hope for real...
In Liberia, the most prevalent form of trafficking in persons involves women and children being trafficked from rural to urban areas, with family members usually acting as independent traffickers. Although the country has a legal and policy...
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3 May, 2018
Joint Forum – Why Our Work Matters? Revisiting Institutional Efforts on Justice and Integrity The realization of justice depends on respect for institutions and the rule of law. By adhering to well-defined legislation, impartial rulings can...
United Nations General Assembly: High-level meeting on peacebuilding and sustaining peace: Plenary debate STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION April 25, 2018 United Nations Headquarters, New York Mr. President,...
Bucharest, April 23, 2018 – A new program in Romania will help the country improve its investment climate by building judicial capacity in commercial cases and increasing the uniformity of judicial practice. “Romanian courts need to be able to...
Following the adoption of a new Constitution in Kenya in 2010, its implementation has seen significant improvements in the promotion and protection of human rights, gender equality and access to justice. Nonetheless, sustainable development of the...
Mali has suffered from ongoing attacks from armed groups, creating an enduring climate of conflict and volatility. The Bamako Peace and Reconciliation Agreement was signed in 2015 between the Malian government and rebel groups, inspiring hope for a...
While data is difficult to gather, sexual and gender-based violence in Myanmar is prevalent and has been characterized as a “silent emergency” by the United Nations Population Fund. Women face significant barriers in accessing justice, including...
Languages: English - Italiano IDLO and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation signed an agreement providing opportunities for young professionals to gain experience in the international development sector with...
San Pedro Sula, 18 de abril de 2018 – La Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO por sus siglas en inglés, presentó a la Municipalidad de San Pedro Sula la nueva Política de Niñez y Adolescencia del Municipio, en respuesta a...
“To all women legal professionals: be as ambitious as you can, because we need more women with legal expertise. We need more champions of justice!” Referring to IDLO’s #ChampionsofJustice anniversary campaign celebrating 30 years as an...
The revised Afghan Penal Code entered into force in February 2018. This called for an urgent need to build the capacity of justice professionals to handle cases in compliance with the revised Code. In response, the Supreme Court, Attorney General’s...
After Romania joined the European Union in 2007, wide-reaching reforms were implemented to the country’s civil, criminal and commercial legal codes. While acknowledging positive development in the judicial sector, concerns remain over the lack of...

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